Definition of Althusserian in English:

Althusserian

adjective

  • Of, belonging to, or characteristic of Althusser; especially relating to or designating his reinterpretation of traditional Marxism in the light of structuralist theories.

noun

  • An advocate or adherent of Althusserian theories.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in The Times Literary Supplement. From the name of Louis Althusser, French Marxist philosopher + -ian.

Pronunciation

Althusserian

/ˌaltʊˈsɛːrɪən/