Althusser and Lacan

George Snedeker snedeker at
Mon Dec 25 11:34:10 MST 2000

Lacan's concept of the mirror stage plays a central role in Althusser's
theory of Ideology. for Althusser, ideology is the misrecognition of ones
relation to society. it is eternal, since no one can ever truly recognize
her/his true relation to society. even socialism would require such
misrecognitions. well, they would be different misrecognitions?

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