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Nietzsche's Corps/e: Aesthetics, Politics, Prophecy, or, the Spectacular Technoculture of Everyday Life
3.82
7/23/2006

A Promissory Note That Will Likely Never Be Made Good

This book is hands down the most intelligent left-wing book on Nietzsche in existence! W
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy
3.98
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In the end it will be seen that the greatest enemy of capitalism was always democracy, i.e. the will of the people. Once the people turn anti-
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Jan 03, 2011
 
The New Spinoza
3.81
09/15/2004

A most interesting Spinoza

To start with I should say that usually, almost invariably, I am disappointed by collections. This was not the cas
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Jul 12, 2011
 
The Long Twentieth Century: Money, Power and the Origins of Our Times
4.21
Reviewed 7/7/2010

The History of Capitalism

Why is this edition "new and updated"? Apparently, because of the 15 page Postscript at the end of the book
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Jul 11, 2011
 
The Bureaucratization of the World
3.43
10/17/2007

Rizzi, Trotsky and the 'Apostate' Left: Bureaucratic Collectivism

Rizzi was a denizen of extremist circles (mostly leftist) in the Thirties.
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Illuminations: Essays and Reflections
4.33
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August 2006

Of Benjamin, Dwarfs and Angels

The depth of Benjamin's pessimism has, I think, been underestimated.

"The story is told of an automati
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Adventures of the Dialectic
3.63
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January 2005

A Dialectic without Dreams

Merleau-Ponty is generally read for his work in phenomenology, not his work on dialectics. This is both a
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May 31, 2007
 
Introduction to the Reading of Hegel: Lectures on the Phenomenology of Spirit
4.06
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July 2006

A Brief Note on Tactics

This book, an 'Introduction to the Reading of Hegel', is a collection of transcripts and notes collected and ed
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May 31, 2007
 
Search for a Method
3.54
What was Existential Marxism? 9/20/2011

Most people are aware that Western Marxism (Lukács, Gramsci, et al.) and the so-called 'Frankfurt School' (Ador
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Jan 03, 2011
 
On Religion
4.05
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May, 2009

Marxism and Religion, Yesterday and Today

Militant Atheism has recently gone on the offensive (again) in the recent works of Richard Da
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Jan 03, 2011
 
Oriental Despotism  A Comparative Study of Total Power
3.71
First read decades ago. Need to read again. Need to review again. No longer owned. Remarks below from my old notes.

This is an attempt to marry a marxi
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May 15, 2014
 
Dialectic of Enlightenment: Philosophical Fragments
4.08
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Critical Theory really was always in danger of giving birth to postmodernism, thanks to its critical and close reading of -and thus being inf
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May 31, 2007
 
Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right
3.92
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This book contains the most acute criticism of Hegel by Marx. This work, which was never published in his lifetime, dates from the early 1840'
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May 31, 2007
 
History and Class Consciousness: Studies in Marxist Dialectics
4.03
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Orthodoxy, for Lukacs, is above all, fidelity to method. If 'research had disproved' every one of Marx's theses he tells us that he would stil
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May 31, 2007
 
Valences of the Dialectic
4.05
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Critique of Dialectical Reason, Vol 1: Theory of Practical Ensembles
3.84
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Western Marxism and the Soviet Union: A Survey of Critical Theories and Debates Since 1917
4.11
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Jul 12, 2011
 
Marx's Revenge: The Resurgence of Capitalism and the Death of Statist Socialism
3.83
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Jul 15, 2011
 
Lukács's Last Autocriticism, the Ontology
4.00
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Jul 16, 2011
 
Selections from the Prison Notebooks of Antonio Gramsci
4.17
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May 31, 2007
 
Towards a New Manifesto
3.51
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May 15, 2014
 
Trotskyism
3.31
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May 15, 2014
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