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Condorcet, Marquis de: Connexipedia Article
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(1743-1794).French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist.
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin, Murray
Book
1982
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
Encyclop├ędie: Connexipedia Article
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A general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772
The Enlightenment: Connexipedia Article
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A term used to describe a time in Western philosophy and cultural life, centered upon the eighteenth century.
How Does the Subaltern Speak?
Chibber, Vivek
Article
2013
Vivek Chibber argues that postcolonial theory discounts the enduring value of Enlightenment universalism at its own peril. Focusing particularly on the strain of postcolonial theory known as subaltern...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
Draper, Hal
Book
1977
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
A Marxist History of the World part 45: The Enlightenment
Faulkner, Neil
Article
2011
What gave the Enlightenment its subversive, politically corrosive character was its critique of institutions and practices which appeared comparatively irrational in the light of modern thinking, argu...
On Revolution
Arendt, Hannah
Book
1963
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman, Chris
Book
1999
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Chibber, Vivek
Book
2013
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
Race, pluralism and the meaning of difference
Malik, Kenan
Article
1998
Far from establishing a critique of racial thinking, the politics of difference appropriates many of its themes and reproduces the very assumptions upon which racism has historically been based. Most ...
Rethinking The Idea Of 'Christian Europe'
Malik, Kenan
Article
2011
Looking to the traditional, moral and identity platform of Christianity in Europe.
The Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1989
Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate
Malik, Kenan
Book
2008
Malik makes the case that most anti-racists accept the belief, also held by racialists and outright racists, that differences between groups are of great importance. While racialists attribute the dif...
Why Marx Was Right
Eagleton, Terry
Book
2011
Eagleton takes common objections to Marxism and demonstrates how and why they are wrong.

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Kenan Malik's home page. See also blog at http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com. Academically, my main areas of interest are the history of ideas; the history and philosophy of science; the philosophy of m...

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Break Their Haughty Power
Goldner, Loren
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Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.