In this classic exposition of Marxist thought, Raya Dunayevskaya, with clarity and great insight, traces the development and explains the. Marxism and Freedom: from Until Today is a book by the philosopher and activist Raya Dunayevskaya, the first volume of her ‘Trilogy of Revolution’. Marxism and Freedom has 31 ratings and 4 reviews. Paul said: I read Raya Dunayevskaya’s Marxism and Freedom on the heels of a voluminous Selected Writin.

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In the s he got into freelance journalism. Sam Whitehill rated it it was amazing Mar 11, Dania rated it really liked it Feb 26, Unlike many of jarxism who left the CPGB following the suppression of the Hungarian Revolution inMcShane did not see Trotskyism as representing a truly radical break with the practice and ideology of Stalinism.

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Feb 24, Maxx rated it it was ok Shelves: The Montgomery Bus Boycottthe abolitionist movement, the American Civil Warand the fight for the eight-hour day by American workers were seen by her as revolutionary American struggles which provided fertile ground for the Humanism of Karl Marx. Raya Dunayevskaya,a Russian emigre who was once Leon Trotsky’s secretary in Mexico, emphasizes several aspects of Marxism that on the whole are unique.


Like a lot of anarchists, she sees some actual revolutionary content to the Cultural Revolution, portraying it as partially outside Mao’s control. Sharon rated it it was amazing Oct 30, Whatever his economic arguments about the labor theory of value, and the division of labor, and alienation all of which I find dubiousMarx was centrally concerned about the ability for people to live fully human lives.


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The contrast in the quotations of Marx between the two books was fascinating. Open Preview See a Problem?

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I had to get two different editions of this book ‘cuz the early one I found on Amazon didn’t have the updated material on the Cultural Revolution. A Hegelian in the worst sense, she generalizes about entire disciplines and periods of history. It is a bizarre irony to me that this kind of shoehorning of different sources is supposedly in service of demolishing the separation between intellectual and manual labor, since I take her to be abusing this very intellectual status and authority rather regularly.


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She makes some interesting arguments to be sure, but not much that can’t be found more responsibly stated elsewhere in heterodox twentieth-century Marxism. The Dunayevskaya-Marcuse debate is of course most relevant to current concerns over automation and artificial intelligence.

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She emphasizes the relationship of world historic events to her interpretation of Marx’s Marsism dialectic and the movement from practice to theory. Love for Imperfect Things.

The Monkey Is the Messenger. The economic system that replaces it will have to be shaped around the goal he outlined in frwedom Progress Publishers,p. The Book of Freedom.

David Black August 15, Length: The second form of the Idea is Cognition, which is subdivided into pure cognition and volition.

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