The Dutch and German Communist Left (1900–68)

‘Neither Lenin nor Trotsky nor Stalin!’ - ‘All Workers Must Think for Themselves!’

Philippe Bourrinet, Université Paris-Sorbonne

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€210,00
$252.00
ISBN13: 
9789004269774
E-ISBN: 
9789004325937
Publication Date: 
December 2016
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Hardback
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Pages, Illustr.: 
lxii, 639 pp.; incl. 52 (color) illustrations
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ISSN: 
1570-1522
Volume: 
125

Michael A. Lebowitz, Simon Fraser University (emiritus)

Combining Marx’s focus upon the totality (and its appearance as capitals in competition) with specific applications in political economy, Following Marx demonstrates how the failure to understand Marx’s method has led astray many who consider themselves Marxists.
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149427
E-ISBN: 
9789047441854
Publication date: 
April 2009
€110,00
$133.00

Edited and Introduced by Paul Blackledge and Neil Davidson

This selection of Alasdair MacIntyre’s early writings on Marxism and ethics aims both to fill a gap in the academic literature on MacIntyre’s ethical theory, and to offer a contribution to more recent debates on the ethics of revolution.
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004166219
E-ISBN: 
9789047433286
Publication date: 
February 2008
€127,00
$153.00

Roland Boer, Monash University, Melbourne

Why do some of the major Marxists of the twentieth century engage extensively with theology? What is the influence on their other work? This book explores the intersections between Marxism and theology in the work of Ernst Bloch, Walter Benjamin, Louis Althusser, Henri Lefebvre, Antonio Gramsci,...
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004161115
E-ISBN: 
9789047421283
Publication date: 
August 2007
€132,00
$160.00

Marcel van der Linden, International Institute of Social History and University of Amsterdam. Translated by Jurriaan Bendien

If the Soviet Union did not have a socialist society, then how should its nature be understood? The present book presents the first comprehensive appraisal of the debates on this problem, which was so central to twentieth-century Marxism.
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Volume: 
17
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004158757
E-ISBN: 
9789047420804
Publication date: 
June 2007
€121,00
$145.00

Edited by Jacques Bidet, University of Paris-X and Stathis Kouvelakis, King's College London

International and interdisciplinary in range and scope, the Critical Companion to Contemporary Marxism provides a thorough and precise panorama of recent developments in Marxist theory in the US, Europe and beyond.
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Volume: 
16
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004145986
E-ISBN: 
9789047423607
Publication date: 
December 2007
€232,00
$279.00

Heide Gerstenberger, University of Bremen. Translated by David Fernbach

In this volume Heide Gerstenberger investigates the development of bourgeois state power by on the one hand proposing a critique of different variants of the structural-functionalist theory of the state and on the other hand analysing the examples of England and France. The central thesis of the...
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Volume: 
15
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004130272
E-ISBN: 
9789047421528
Publication date: 
August 2007
€216,00
$261.00

Jacques Bidet, Paris-X. Translated by David Fernbach. Preface to the English Edition by Alex Callinicos

This volume, originally published in French, offers a new interpretation of Marx’s great work. By exploring the work as a step in a process of theoretical development, Jacques Bidet re-assesses Marx’s system in its set of constitutive categories, seeking to pin down the difficulties they...
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Volume: 
14
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004149373
E-ISBN: 
9789047408819
Publication date: 
December 2006
€174,00
$210.00

Gregory Elliott

An expanded and updated version of the fullest account in English of the philosophico-political career of Louis Althusser and the fate of his controversial reconstruction of Marxism, containing a substantial new postscript and a comprehensive bibliography.
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Volume: 
13
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004153370
Publication date: 
October 2006
€121,00
$145.00

Jean-Jacques Lecercle, University of Nanterre. Translated by Gregory Elliott

The book is a critique of dominant views of language (Chomsky’s research programme in linguistics, Habermas’s philosophy of communicative action). It rehearses the fragmentary Marxist tradition about language and proposes a series of concepts for a coherent philosophy of language within Marxism.
Series: 
Volume: 
12
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004147515
Publication date: 
August 2006
€154,00
$186.00

Paul Burkett, Indiana State University, Terre Haute

This book initiates a dialogue between Marxism and ecological economics. It shows how Marxism can help ecological economics fulfill its commitments to methodological pluralism, inter-disciplinarity, and openness to new visions of structural economic change that confront the current biospheric...
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Volume: 
11
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004148109
Publication date: 
March 2006
€99,00
$119.00

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