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Althusser +‎ -ian


Althusserian (comparative more Althusserian, superlative most Althusserian)

  1. Of or pertaining to Louis Pierre Althusser (1918-1990), Marxist philosopher.
    • 1997, Judith Butler, “Further Reflections on Conversations of Our Time”, in Diacritics, volume 27, number 1, →DOI:
      [] rearticulation brought the question of temporality into the thinking of structure, and marked a shift from a form of Althusserian theory that takes structural totalities as theoretical objects to one in which the insights into the contingent possibility of structure inaugurate a renewed conception of hegemony as bound up with the contingent sites and strategies of the rearticulation of power.



Althusserian (plural Althusserians)

  1. A proponent of the philosophy of Louis Pierre Althusser.