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Download The Making of the Marxist Philosophy by Theodor I. Oizerman PDF

By Theodor I. Oizerman

Teodor Ilyich Oizerman (Russian: Теодор Ильич Ойзерман; born may perhaps 1 (o.s.) / may well 14 (n.s.) 1914) is a Soviet and Russian thinker and academician.

Oizerman was once born in Petroverovka village, Tiraspol uyezd, Kherson Governorate, Russian Empire, in a Jewish relations. His mom and dad have been academics. in the course of global warfare II he served within the purple Army.

Oizerman has been a member of the Russian Academy of Sciences in view that 1981. He obtained an doctorate, honoris causa, from the college of Jena in 1979 and the USSR nation Prize in 1983. In 1979 Teodor Oizerman was once offered the Plekhanov prize for the monograph the most developments in Philosophy. He additionally served at the Anti-Zionist Committee of the Soviet Public.

Politically, Oizerman has moved in the direction of social democratic, anti-Leninist positions because the 1991 break-up of the Soviet Union, concerning Lenin's interpretation and alertness of the guidelines of Marx and Engels within the Russian Revolution as improper, and prime Russian historical past in the direction of oligarchy instead of the positive institution of the dictatorship of the proletariat.

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Download Demanding the impossible : a history of anarchism : be by Peter H. Marshall PDF

By Peter H. Marshall

Lively and authoritative, this examine of a extensively misunderstood topic skillfully navigates the tough waters of anarchistic concepts—from Taoism to Situationism, ranters to punk rockers, individualists to communists, and anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists. Exploring key anarchist rules of society and the nation, freedom and equality, authority and tool, the checklist investigates the successes and screw ups of anarchist pursuits in the course of the international. proposing a balanced and significant survey, the unique rfile covers not just vintage anarchist thinkers—such as Godwin, Proudhon, Bakunin, Kropotkin, Reclus, and Emma Goldman—but additionally different libertarian figures, corresponding to Nietzsche, Camus, Gandhi, Foucault, and Chomsky. crucial studying for a person wishing to appreciate what anarchists stand for and what they've got accomplished, this attention-grabbing account additionally comprises an epilogue that examines the latest advancements, together with postanarchism and anarcho-primitivism in addition to the anarchist contributions to the peace, eco-friendly, and worldwide justice hobbies of the twenty first century.

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Download Reduction, Rationality and Game Theory in Marxian Economics by Bruce Philp PDF

By Bruce Philp

This booklet examines the most parts of curiosity in Marxian economics, paying specific recognition to category clash, analytical Marxism and video game thought. only a few books can declare to hide the components that this booklet does with such readability, educational rigour and originality. Its research of video game conception and Marxism makes it a very exact ebook that may curiosity a greater variety of economists and social scientists than would typically be the case.

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Download Marx and Modernity: Key Readings and Commentary (Modernity by Robert Antonio, Ira J. Cohen PDF

By Robert Antonio, Ira J. Cohen

During this illuminating and concise number of readings, Karl Marx emerges because the first theorist to offer a finished social view of the start and improvement of capitalist modernity that started with the second one commercial Revolution and nonetheless exists at the present time.

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Download Considerations on Western Marxism by Perry Anderson PDF

By Perry Anderson

This synoptic essay considers the character and evolution of the Marxist concept that built in Western Europe, after the defeat of the proletarian rebellions within the West and the isolation of the Russian Revolution within the East within the early Nineteen Twenties. It focuses relatively at the paintings of Lukács, Korsch and Gramsci; Adorno, Marcuse and Benjamin; Sartre and Althusser; and Della Volpe and Colletti, including different figures inside Western Marxism from 1920 to 1975. The theoretical construction of every of those thinkers is expounded concurrently to the sensible destiny of working-class struggles and to the cultural mutations of bourgeois notion of their time. The philosophical antecedents of a few of the college inside this tradition—Lukácsian, Gramscian, Frankfurt, Sartrean, Althusserian and Della Volpean—are in comparison, and the categorical ideas in their respective structures surveyed. The structural team spirit of 'Western Marxism', past the range of its person thinkers, is then assessed, in a balance-sheet that contrasts its history with the culture of 'classical' Marxism that preceded it, and with the commanding difficulties with a view to confront any old materialism to be triumphant it.

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Download Illusive Utopia: Theater, Film, and Everyday Performance in by Suk-Young Kim PDF

By Suk-Young Kim

"North Korea is not only a safety or human rights challenge (although it truly is these issues) yet a true society. This booklet will get us towards figuring out North Korea past the standard headlines, and does so in a richly special, well-researched, and theoretically contextualized way."---Charles ok. Armstrong, Director, heart for Korean examine, Columbia University"One of this book's strengths is the way it offers even as with ancient, geographical, political, inventive, and cultural fabrics. movie and theatre should not the one arts Kim studies---she additionally deals an exceptional research of work, style, and what she calls 'everyday performance.' Her research is remarkable, her insights impressive, and her discoveries and conclusions regularly illuminating."---Patrice Pavis, collage of Kent, CanterburyNo country levels monstrous parades and collective performances at the scale of North Korea. Even amid a sequence of excessive political/economic crises and overseas conflicts, the financially stricken nation maintains to take a position colossal quantities of assets to sponsor unflinching monitors of patriotism, glorifying its leaders and progressive background via kingdom rituals that may contain millions of performers. writer Suk-Young Kim explores how sixty years of state-sponsored propaganda performances---including public spectacles, theater, movie, and different visible media similar to posters---shape daily perform comparable to schooling, the mobilization of work, the gendering of social interactions, the association of nationwide area, tourism, and transnational human rights. equivalent components interesting and nerve-racking, Illusive Utopia indicates how the country's visible tradition and acting arts set the path for the illusionary formation of a particular nationwide id and nation legitimacy, illuminating deep-rooted cultural reasons as to why socialism has survived in North Korea regardless of the autumn of the Berlin Wall, the cave in of the Soviet Union, and China's carrying on with march towards fiscal prosperity. With over fifty extraordinary colour illustrations, Illusive Utopia captures the brilliant phantasm inside of a rustic the place the humanities are usually not just a technique of leisure but additionally a forceful establishment used to manage, teach, and mobilize the population.Suk-Young Kim is affiliate Professor within the division of Theater and Dance on the collage of California, Santa Barbara, and coauthor with Kim Yong of lengthy highway domestic: a sworn statement of a North Korean Camp Survivor.

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