Dialectics

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The Accumulation of Capital
Luxemburg, Rosa
Book
1913
Rosa Luxemburg's analysis of the inherent contradictions of capitalist accumulation.
Adventures in Marxism
Berman, Marshall
Book
1999
Marshall Berman explores and rejoices in the emancipatory potential of Marxism.
Adventures of the Dialectic
Merleau-Ponty, Maurice
Book
1955
Das Capital, Volume 1: A Critical Analysis of Capitalist Production
Marx, Karl
Book
1867
Marx's great work sets out to grasp and portray the totality of the capitalist mode of production, and the bourgeois society that emerges from it. He describes and connects all its economic features, ...
Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx's Method
Ollman, Bertell
Book
2003
For Ollman, Marx's method was his message: "By allowing Marx to focus on the interconnections that constitute the key patterns in capitalism, the dialectic brings the capitalist system itself, as a pa...
Dialectic and History: An Introduction
James, C.L.R.
Book
1947
A pamphlet extracted from James' essay Dialcetical Materialism and the Fate of Humanity, originally published in 1947.
Dialectical Marxism: The Writings of Bertell Ollman
Ollman, Bertell
Website
Contains selections from Ollman's work on Marxist Theory - Dialectics - Alienation - Class Consciousness - Ideology - Class Struggle - Communism - Political Science (sic) - Socialist Pedagogy - Radic...
Dialectical Materialism and the Fate of Humanity
James, C.L.R.
Article
1947
There is no philosophy of history without Marxism, and there can be no Marxism without the dialectic.
A Dictionary of Marxist Thought
Bottomore, Tom
Book
1983
Drawing the Line: A pamphlet
Goodman, Paul
Book
1946
Dunayevskaya, Raya - Writings - Index
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
Writings of Raya Dunayevskaya (1910-1987).
Economic reality and dialectics of liberation
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
1968
To work out a NEW relationship between theory and practice, a methodology is needed which is independent of existing state powers but rather flows from THE greatest "energizing principle" - the mass q...
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich: Connexipedia Article
Article
German philosopher, one of the creators of German Idealism. (1770-1831).
James, C.L.R. - Writings - Index
James, C.L.R.
Article
Writings of C.L.R. James (1901-1989).
Korsch, Karl - Writings - Index
Korsch, Karl
Article
Writings of Karl Korsch (1886-1961).
Main Currents of Marxism: Volume 1: The Founders
Kolakowski, Leszek
Book
1978
Kolakowski gives his interpretation of the origins of Marxism, and analyses the development of Marx's thought and its divergence from other forms of socialism.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 24: Marx and Engels 1874 - 1883
Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
Book
Includes the Critique of the Gotha Programme, and Socialism: Utopian and Scientific.
Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 25: Engels
Engels, Friedrich
Book
Anti-Dühring & Dialectics of Nature
Marx, theoretician of anarchism
Rubel, Maximilien
Article
1973
Under the name communism, Marx developed a theory of anarchism; and further, in fact it was he who was the first to provide a rational basis for the anarchist utopia and to put forward a project for a...
Marxism and the Dialectics of Ecology
Foster, John Bellamy; Clark, Brett
Article
2016
The recovery of the ecological-materialist foundations of Karl Marx’s thought, as embodied in his theory of metabolic rift, is redefining both Marxism and ecology in our time, reintegrating the critiq...
Marxism.ca
Website
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism
Hudis, Peter
Book
2013
In contrast to the traditional view that Marx's work is restricted to a critique of capitalism – and that he consciously avoided any detailed conception of its alternative – this work shows that Marx ...
Marx's unchaining of the dialectic
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Article
1983
May 5, 1818: Birth of Karl Marx: Seeds of Fire
Diemer, Ulli
Article
2013
Marx breathes dialectics and revolution. For Marx, radicalism means going to the root, and Marx’s radicalism seeks to go to the root of capitalism, to comprehend its essence dialectically, to understa...
A New Weave: Popular Education in Canada and Central America
Arnold, Rick; Barndt, Deborah; Burke, Bev
Book
1986
A resource for educators working for social change in community groups, trade unions, churches, the peace movement, women's groups, international development organizations, Central America and other s...
A New Weave: Popular Education in Canada and Central America
Arnold, Rick; Barndt, Deborah; Burke, Bev
Book
1986
A resource for educators working for social change in community groups, trade unions, churches, the peace movement, women's groups, international development organizations, Central American and other ...
Notes on Dialectics (Hegel, Marx, Lenin)
James, C.L.R.
Book
1948
James believes that an understanding of Hegel's Logic is essential to an understanding of Marxism.
On Marxism and Method
Glaberman, Martin
Article
1998
Martin Glaberman writes that the essay by Michael Lowy, "For A Critical Marxism," provides a useful beginning for discussion. His subtitle, “The Centrality of Self-Emancipation,”is an important depart...
Ontological "Difference" and the Neo-Liberal War on the Social: Deconstruction and Deindustrialization
Goldner, Loren
Article
2001
We have today legions of people with a smattering of knowledge turning out reams of books filled with buzz words that could be (and have been) produced by a computer program, and could be (and are) pi...
The Origins of Dialectical Materialism
Jordan, Z.A.
Article
1967
The myth that Karl Marx formulated a fully worked-out method and philosophical system called “dialectical materialism” is the core claim of Marxism, but it has no basis at all in the writings of Karl ...
The Philosophy of Social Ecology: Essays on Dialectical Naturalism
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1990
Bookchin addresses questions such as 'What is nature?", "What is humanity's place in nature?", "What is the relationship of society to the natural world?"
Rosa Luxemburg, Women's Liberation, and Marx's Philosophy of Revolution
Dunayevskaya, Raya
Book
1981
Part I - Rosa Luxemburg as Theoretician, as Activist, as Internationalist. Part II - The Women's Liberation Movement as Revolutionary Force and Reason. Part III - Karl Marx: From Critic of Hegel to Au...
Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich
Ollman, Bertell
Book
1979
A collection of essays by Bertell Ollman. Ollman tackles issues such as Karl Marx's concepts of class, class consciousness, and communism; he argues for the absorption of Wilhelm Reich's insights abou...
Socialism and Revolution
Gorz, Andre
Book
1967
Representative democracy in every industrially advanced country is in a state of profound crisis. But we have been accustomed for so long to accept democracy in the form of its outward appearances and...
Socialist Register 1993: Volume 29: Real Problems False Solutions
Miliband, Ralph; Panitch, Leo (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1993
The Unknown Dimension: European Marxism Since Lenin
Howard, Dick, Klare, Karl E.
Book
1972
The radical intellectual tradition of European post-Leninist Marxism, so different from the dogma of the orthodox leftist parties, is an unknowwn dimension. This anthology sets out to recover this Mar...
We Make the Road By Walking: Conversations on education and social change
Horton, Myles; Freire, Paulo
Book
1990
Horton, the founder of the Highlander Folk School, and Freire, a Brazilian education leader, are from two different backgrounds, but their shared views on the use of participatory education in bringin...
Yes, There is an Alternative!: A review of Marx's Concept of the Alternative to Capitalism, by Peter Hudis
Friedman, Sam
Article
2014
Peter Hudis has written a valuable analysis of what Marx said on a critical issue. In this sense it reminds me of Hal Draper’s volumes on Karl Marx’s Theory of Revolution. Hudis’s subject matter diffe...

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Bureau of Public Secrets
Articles from a Situationist perspective.
Marxism.ca
A gateway to resources about Marxism compiled by Connexions.
Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
An organization of Marxist-Humanists standing for the abolition of capitalism, both in its private property form and ins its state property form. We stand for the deveopment of new human relations; wh...
Red Menace, The
The online archive of the libertarian socialist newsletter The Red Menace. Articles on socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, h...

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Marxists Internet Archive
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.

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Marxists Internet Archive
Website
Large archive of the writings of Marx and Engels and of others in the Marxist tradition. Searchable.
News and Letters
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Articles from a Marxist-Humanist perspective.
Radical Digressions
Diemer, Ulli
Website
2006
Ulli Diemer's website/blog featuring comment from a radical left-libertarian perspective.
The Red Menace
A libertarian socialist newsletter
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1975
Articles on topics such as socialism, Marxism, anarchism, work, popular education, organizing, wages for housework, Leninism, bureaucracy, hierarchy, jargon, prostitution, obscenity, science fiction, ...