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The Crisis In Marxism Jack Lindsay

The Crisis In Marxism

Jack Lindsay

Published March 19th 1981
ISBN : 9780239002006
Hardcover
189 pages
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This important book is a detailed critical appraisal of the attempts that have been made since the nineteen-twenties to gain an adequate philosophic grasp of the problems of human development and the relationship of Man to society. The authorMoreThis important book is a detailed critical appraisal of the attempts that have been made since the nineteen-twenties to gain an adequate philosophic grasp of the problems of human development and the relationship of Man to society. The author examines and evaluates the contributions of Lukacs and Bloch- the Frankfurt School (Adorno, Horkheimer and Marcuse) whose ideas had such a powerful influence on the student protest movements in France, Germany and the United States- the post-war Structuralists, who represent an increasing alienation in their excessive abstraction and use of jargon- and-most positive of all these thinkers-Antonio Gramsci.