Princeton, NJ 08542
The publication of Lire le capital (Reading Capital) in 1965 undoubtedly marked a watershed in Marxist philosophy and critical theory more generally, constructing a dazzling array of concepts that still today can be said to constitute the syntax of radical philosophy.
Opening Panel: 12-3PM
Robert J. C. Young (NYU)
Rereading the Symptomatic Reading
Bruno Bosteels (Cornell University)
Reading Capital From the Margins: The Logic of Uneven Development
Alain Badiou (ENS Paris)
The Althusserian Definition of 'Theory'
Closing Panel 4-6PM
Emily Apter (NYU)
The 'Real' Object in Question: Flat Ontology and Productive Agency in Marxist Philosophy
Etienne Balibar (Columbia University)
A Point of Heresy in Western Marxism: Althusser's and Tronti's Antithetic Readings of Capital in the Early 60's
The conference is open to the public, but seating is limited. Register for the event here.
Sponsored by: The Department of French and Italian, PLAS, Department of Spanish and Portuguese at Princeton University.