The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978: Dialogues on Hegel, Marx, and Critical Theory (Studies in Marxism and Humanism)

This quantity includes the correspondence in the course of the years 1954 to 1978 among Marxist-Humanist and feminist thinker Raya Dunayevskaya (1910-87) and the Hegelian Marxist thinker and social theorist Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) and the psychologist and social critic Erich Fromm (1900-80). The exchanges exhibit the deeply Marxist and humanist issues of those theorists whereas additionally highlighting their major changes on key matters in philosophy, politics, and psychology throughout the turbulent a long time of the Fifties, Nineteen Sixties, and Seventies.

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See particularly Ch. nine of her Philosophy and Revolution (1973), “New Passions and New Forces: The Black measurement, the Anti-Vietnam warfare early life, Rank-and-File exertions, Women’s Liberation,” which provided a severe dialogue of the novel activities of the Sixties. a hundred and one. The idea that the German humans shared a collective “war guilt” for Nazism, a concept that was once attacked within the Nineteen Forties via the Johnson-Forest Tendency and via different participants of the anti-Stalinist Left like Dwight MacDonald (1906–82). 102. An obvious connection with Merleau-Ponty’s Adventures of the Dialectic (1955).

I enclose the drafts of 2 different chapters. back they don't seem to be consecutive even supposing they consecutively persist with what you will have, one as a part of half III on Marx’s Capital, and the opposite, “Toward a brand new harmony of concept and perform” as a type of end to the publication. once I obtain be aware of encouragement from you I’ll courageous the single on Hegel. Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom and past 23 you probably did now not respond to my question approximately summer season. i want to spend an afternoon or with you (say heart of June or July) earlier than I calm down to the ultimate rewriting.

1941), hereafter R&R. 2. Meyer Schapiro (1904–96) used to be a number one paintings historian and an anti-Stalinist Marxist who defended Trotsky in the course of the Moscow Trials of the Thirties. In 1949, Schapiro helped Dunayevskaya in an unsuccessful try and post her translation of Lenin’s “Philosophical Notebooks” (see below), a translation that seemed in shortened shape within the appendix to Marxism and Freedom a decade later. three. “Teaching of Economics within the Soviet Union,” American monetary assessment, Vol. 34:3, 1944, pp. 502–530, used to be translated via Dunayevskaya from the Russian theoretical magazine Pod Znamenem Marxizma [Under the Banner of Marxism].

Forty-one. See word three. forty two. In Marx’s 1844 essay, “Private estate and Communism,” he wrote, “We should still specially steer clear of developing society as an abstraction against the person. the person is the social entity. ” (M&F1958, p. 295; MECW three, p. 299). forty three. Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom cites Marx and Engels’s Communist Manifesto: “The unfastened improvement of every is the situation for the unfastened improvement of all” (p. sixty five; see additionally MECW 6, p. 506). fifty four bankruptcy 2 forty four. Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom cites Capital, Vol.

Roucek, eds. , Automation and Society (New York: Philosophical Library, 1959). forty. Charles R. Walker, towards the automated manufacturing facility: A Case learn of fellows and Machines (New Haven, CT: Yale college Press, 1957). forty-one. Floyd C. Mann and L. Richard Hoffman, Automation and the employee: A examine of Social switch in energy vegetation (New York: Holt, 1960). forty two. Michigan kingdom college institution of work and commercial family. financial and Social Implications of Automation: Abstracts of contemporary Literature. East Lansing, 1958.

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