Readers of Criticism &c. who have the opportunity to attend the 2018 Left Forum in New York (June 1-3) may be interested in the panel Hegelian-Marxism, Critical Theory and Marxist-Humanism: U.S. Origins and Development. The speakers are Russell Rockwell, author of Hegel, Marx, and the Necessity and Freedom Dialectic, Sarah Kleeb, and Kevin O’Brien. Time and […]
The recently-released sixth volume of the Herbert Marcuse Collected Papers series, Marxism, Revolution and Utopia, includes selections of Marcuse’s correspondence with Raya Dunayevskaya, as well as his introduction to her Marxism and Freedom. In this latter document, Marcuse introduces some of the ideas he would develop at greater length in the influential One-Dimensional Man. These […]
The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978: Dialogues on Hegel, Marx, and Critical Theory Edited by Kevin B. Anderson and Russell Rockwell Lexington Books, 2012 Revolutionary and Hegelian-Marxist philosopher Raya Dunayevskaya struggled throughout her life to win a hearing for her ideas, developed in decades of intense participation in the international Marxist movement. A new collection of correspondence […]
Russell Rockwell, co-editor of the new book The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978, has made the text of his recent talk on the book available on the blog Marxist-Humanist Dialectics. Rockwell delivered the talk on May 5 at the Alternative Press Center in Chicago.
Russell Rockwell, co-editor (with Kevin Anderson) of The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse-Fromm Correspondence, 1954-1978: Dialogues on Hegel, Marx, and Critical Theory (Lexington Books) will discuss the relationship of these three thinkers at the Alternative Press Center, 2040 N. Milwaukee Ave, 2nd Floor, Chicago, Illinois (near the CTA’s Blue Line Western Ave stop). Saturday, May 5, 2012 at 3:00 […]
Towards a New Manifesto Theodor Adorno and Max Horkheimer (Translated by Rodney Livingstone) Verso, 2011 Verso has released a text of a 1956 dialogue between Max Horkheimer and Theodore Adorno which was intended to result in a philosophical updating of the Communist Manifesto. The project is a worthy one, but neither thinker a) was stylistically […]
Philosophy, Psychoanalysis, and Emancipation by Herbert Marcuse (Routledge) This book is Volume 5 of the Collected Papers of Herbert Marcuse, edited by philosopher Douglas Kellner. A Preview is available at Google Books. • • • “We Called Each Other Comrade”: Charles H. Kerr & Company, Radical Publishers by Allen Ruff. (PM Press) Originally published by the University of Illinois […]