Marx, Marxism and Philosophy
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October 13 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:15pm on Saturday, repeating until December 1, 2018
Duration: This ten-week course meets Saturdays 2:15-4:15pm, from September 29 to December 1.
Marx’s relationship to Philosophy from the Greek atomists through Aristotle to Hegel has been commented upon by many in the Marxist tradition. Through a general, yet rigorous survey, this class will examine Marx’s use of philosophical materialism in his early manuscripts as well as a critical and analytical approach to the schools of Marxist philosophy that developed with and after the work of Lukacs, Gramsci, Korsch, and the Frankfurt school through the French existentialists and structuralists to the Italian schools from Della Volpe to Negri.
Michael Pelias teaches philosophy from the ancients to the moderns at Long Island University - Brooklyn, and is the co-managing editor of Situations. He is a board member of the Institute for the Radical Imagination and a co-host of the Manhattan cable TV show, The Radical Imagination. His scholarly … Read More ›