Our New Reading List!

Here it is comrades, all our planned reading on….

Ideology: Ideas, Action and Material Reality

Week 1


A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right. Introduction (1943-4)

The German Ideology – Feuerbach. Opposition of The Materialist and Idealist Outlook. Sections A B C D

Week 2


Balibar, Etienne The Philosophy of Marx Chapter 3 Ideology or Fetishism: Power or Subjection Balibar: Fetishism and Ideology

Capital Vol. 1 Chapter 1: The Commodity 4. The Fetishism of the Commodity and its Secret

Week 3


What is to be done?

Week 4

Lukacs History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics Class Consciousness , Reification and the Consciousness of the Proletariat

Week 5

Gramsci  – Selections from The Prison Notebooks

Week 6

Adorno “The Scheme of Mass Culture” & “Culture Industry Reconsidered”

Week 7

Benjamin “The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction”

Week 8

Debord Society of the Spectacle

Week 9


The Sociology of Marx Chapter 2 The Marxian Concept of Praxis Chapter 3 Ideology and the Sociology of Knowledge

Week 10

Mao “On Practice” & “On Contradiction”

Week 11

Althusser “Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses” & “Marxism and Humanism”

Week 12

Foucault “Truth and Power” & “Subjectivity and Truth”

Week 13

Deleuze “Many Politics”

Week 14

Irigary “The Sex that is not One” &  “Psychoanalytical Theory: Another Look

Haraway “The Cyborg Manifesto”

Week 15

Zizek  ‘Chapter 1: How did Marx invent the Symptom’ in The Sublime Object of Ideology & “Between Symbolic Fiction and Fantasmic Spectre: Towards a Lacanian Theory of Ideology.

1 Response to “Our New Reading List!”

  1. 1 Susan June 28, 2010 at 6:15 pm

    Marx re the relationship between theory and practice/knowing and doing, is a subject being covered at: http://truthandpolitics.wordpress.com

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