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Episode 20: Theory – Ideology And Class Consciousness

Episode 20: Theory – Ideology And Class Consciousness
In today’s Theory episode, @Comrade_Celery, @RIPMarkusJ, and @mmalloyboy discuss ideology, class consciousness, and the base/superstructure dynamic.


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This week’s readings:

Friedrich Engels, Letter to Mehring, 1893

Georg Lukacs, Class Consciousness, 1920

Introduction to Louis Althusser on Ideology

Althusser on the Superstructure and False Consciousness

Antonio Gramsci, Selections from Prison Notebooks, “Structure and Superstructure” page 689 and “The Concept of Ideology” page 704)

Introduction to the Sublime Object of Ideology, Slavoj Zizek, 1989, page xxiii (page 22 of the PDF)
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