Tag Archives: Capital

New biographies reflect Karl Marx’s todayness

We can learn a lot from the way Karl Marx is presented in contemporary biographies, even if the particular writer has his/her own ax to grind. This is certainly the case with the two recent widely reviewed works, Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution, by Mary Gabriel; and Karl Marx: A Nineteenth Century Life, by Jonathan Sperber. Continue reading

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The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method

From the new November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Essay The 200th anniversary of Hegel’s absolute method by Ron Kelch All revolutions, in the sciences no less than in general history, originate only in this, that the spirit of … Continue reading

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Women’s freedom and Marx’s dialectic

From the March-April 2011 issue of News & Letters: Essay Woman as Reason Women’s freedom and Marx’s dialectic by Terry Moon The contemporary nature of Marxist-Humanism is evident when one views the theory and practice of women’s liberation. Today that … Continue reading

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