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On Changing the World: Essays in Marxist Political Philosophy, from Karl Marx to Walter Benjamin
by Michael Löwy
This collection of lively and insightful essays—including several translated into English for the first time—covers a wide range of topics and figures too often neglected by the dominant trends in Marxist literature. Löwy offers a unique exploration of the role of romanticism as one of the key sources of the Marxist critique of capitalist civilization. And he shows how Ros ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published April 9th 2013 by Haymarket Books
(first published November 1992)
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An excellent book that introduces some of the key debates in Marxist philosophy and grounds them concretely in the struggle and social relations. Don't want to ruin too much of this book, except to say, the articles on Lenin's philosophical break from the 2nd International; Luxemburg's "socialism or barbarism"; the national question and romanticism are excellent!