Articles tagged “Friedrich Engels”

Michaeler Square, Vienna, during the 1848 Revolution

Michaeler Square, Vienna, during the 1848 Revolution

Summary: Dave Black and Ben Watson celebrate the publication of the collected writings of Helen Macfarlane and her translation of the Communist Manifesto, serialized in the Chartist Red Republican in 1850. First published in Radical Philosophy, issue 187 (Sept/Oct 2014) /  Reprinted in The Assassin: an Unkant Reader (2015).  – Editors

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Rosa-LuxemburgfanonSummary: This article connects the concepts of the self-emancipation and self-consciousness of the oppressed in Rosa Luxemburg to those of Frantz Fanon and G.W.F. Hegel, also drawing a contrast to Lenin’s concept of the vanguard party. First published in Turkish in Felsefelogos No. 52 (2014/1) — Editors

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12250338844_f86f73e328_bSummary: The international conference on forthcoming volumes of (and research based on) the Marx-Engels Gesamtausgabe (Complete Writings or MEGA) that took place in Tokyo in February 2015 covered a wide range of issues, from crisis theory and colonialism to ecology. A 2014 conference in Amsterdam on “Capital- an Unfinished and Unfinishable Project” is also discussed. Originally published in Frontier (Kolkata, India) on March 15, 2015 – Editors

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lhwmSummary: Discussions of Lenin and Hegel since the 1995 publication of Kevin Anderson’s Lenin, Hegel, and Western Marxism are assessed critically, as is Lenin’s own 1914-15 return to Hegel and its implications for today. Originally appeared in Socialism and Democracy, Vol. 28: 1 (2014) and now available online HERE – Editors

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20131213Summary: Heather Brown, author of the acclaimed book, Marx on Gender and the Family: A Critical Study, is interviewed by Estelle Cooch on differences between the approaches of Marx and Engels to gender, feminism today, and intersectionality; originally published in the Autumn 2014 issue of rs21 magazine and can be accessed HERE - Editors

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iranSummary: Although this was presented to the West Coast Socialist Scholars Conference in April 1993, it has never been published. We do so now because the issues raised here still speak to problems faced by serious Marxists in Iran and beyond — Editors

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20131213Summary: The journal Monthly Review has reprinted the conclusion of Heather Brown’s Marx on Gender and the Family:A Critical Study (Haymarket Books) in its June 2014 issue, HERE  – Editors

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althusser_160x220_tSummary: Althusser’s structuralist Marxism is critiqued both in terms of his theory of ideological superstructures and his interpretation of Marx as an anti-humanist, anti-Hegelian. This essay originally appeared in Logos, Spring 2014  – Editors

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Manchester-Shanghai Forum2Summary: These articles are selected from the proceedings of the Second Sino-British Marxist Aesthetics Forum, held at the University of Manchester, April 2012, which was dedicated to the topic, “Marxism and Humanism.” They offer a window into contemporary philosophical discussions on humanism in China and internationally. The English versions of the papers by Wang Jie and Zhu Liyuan were established by the Central Translation Bureau, Beijing — Editors

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Summary: Although the Marxism and religion debate has returned with renewed vigour of late, it has still not engaged with the full range of texts by Marx and Engels on religion. Roland Boer offers this annotated bibliography, organised according to the main religious themes. The following collection begins with Marx, drawing occasionally on joint works with Engels, before focusing in the last two sections on Engels’s life-long interest in religion — Editors.

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