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dialectics of myth

by Alekseĭ Fedorovich Losev

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Myth.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index.

    StatementAleksei Fyodorovich Losev ; translated from the Russian by Vladimir Marchenkov.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL312 .L6713 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3683483M
    ISBN 100415284678
    LC Control Number2003043199

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A revised version was published under the title of Dialectic of Country: Germany. Marx’s Capital and the Myth of ‘Dialectics’ About this book.

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It was suppressed during Stalin's regime, and its editions confiscated and destroyed, whilst its implicit attack on the authorisation Russian state resulted in Losev's arrest in and his confinement. (source: Nielsen Book Data) Summary For a century now Marxists have been searching for a 'rational kernel' of Hegelian 'dialectics' inside the 'mystical shell' of the Hegelian system.

As against this entire tradition, Rosenthal insists that Hegelian philosophy is mysticism all the way through. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: Marx's Capital and the Myth of 'Dialectics' --'Rigmarole' or 'Method'?--Marx on the 'Marx-Hegel Relation' --The 'Famous Quotations' --'Dialectics' and the Concept of Historical Change --The Third Founder --or I.I.

Kaufman's 'Marxism' --'Dialectics', Historicity and the. Dialectic or dialectics (Greek: διαλεκτική, dialektikḗ; related to dialogue), also known as the dialectical method, is at base a discourse between two or more people holding different points of view about a subject but wishing to establish the truth through reasoned arguments.

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