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What's left? : Marxism, utopianism, and the revolt against history

Author: Jack Lawrence Luzkow
Publisher: Lanham : University Press of America, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The writings of Karl Marx explored the tensions between the laws of socialist science and a utopian longing for socialism; between a science of history and a prophetic hope based on moral and ethical ideals. His writings examined history and argued for the necessity of communism to achieve the moral ideal of utopia. Although Marx was the last great utopian, his work has been adapted in Russia and China to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jack Lawrence Luzkow
ISBN: 9780761835455 0761835458
OCLC Number: 145732761
Description: xx, 166 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Karl Marx: the last great utopian --
From Marxism-Leninism to Stalinist utopianism --
China, Chairman Mao and peasant utopianism --
Walter Benjamin: between mysticism and Marxism --
Ernst Bloch: between Jesus and Marx --
Herbert Marcuse: between Marx and Freud --
Andre Gorz: from red to green utopia --
Conclusion: what's left?
Responsibility: Jack Lawrence Luzkow.

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Although Marx was the last great utopian, his work has inspired Western utopian writers like Walter Benjamin, Herbert Marcuse, and Ernst Bloch. This book explores what remains of the Marxist and  Read more...
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Jack Luzkow's book, What's Left? Marxism, Utopianism and the Revolt against History, offers a new and refreshing re-interpretation of Karl Marx. Just as important, Dr. Luzkow demonstrates that Read more...

 
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