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The Algebra of Revolution : The Dialectic and the Classical Marxist Tradition - John Rees

The Algebra of Revolution

The Dialectic and the Classical Marxist Tradition

By: John Rees

Paperback Published: 2nd July 1998
ISBN: 9780415198776
Number Of Pages: 320

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"The Algebra of Revolution" is the first book to study Marxist method as it has been developed by the main representatives of the classical Marxist tradition, namely Marx and Engels, Luxembourg, Lenin, Lukacs, Gramsci, and Trotsky. This book provides the only single volume study of major Marxist thinkers' views on the crucial question of the dialectic, connecting them with pressing contemporary, political and theoretical questions.
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""The Algebra of Revolution offers a fresh and superbly clarifying account of the major developments in classical Marxism. It presents this account in terms that a wide range of readers will be able to understand.." -William Keach, Brown University

Introduction: Contradictions of Contemporary Capitalismp. 1
Hegel's Algebra of Revolutionp. 13
The Dialectic in Marx and Engelsp. 61
The First Crisis of Marxismp. 126
Lenin and Philosophyp. 170
The Legacy of Lukacsp. 202
Trotsky and the Dialectic of Historyp. 262
Conclusion: Contradictions of Contemporary Theoryp. 290
Indexp. 305
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ISBN: 9780415198776
ISBN-10: 0415198771
Series: Revolutionary Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 2nd July 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.9  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.45
Edition Number: 1