“From a very early stage the ideological history of the bourgeoisie was nothing but a desperate resistance to every insight into the true nature of the society it had created.” G. Lukács Removing a statue of a philosopher? You may expect something like this to happen in Nazi
*Image via Wikimedia Commons Felipe Ziotti Narita São Paulo State University (Unesp) – SP, Brazil In an insightful essay published in the late 1960s, Marcuse (1969, 27) argues that the concept of revolution in Marxian theory encompasses a double movement: if the concept is deeply interwoven with the historical horizon
Ai Weiwei’s rhizomatic four gallery show (NYC, Fall 2016) may be the perfect opportunity to revisit the post-colonial argument brought to light by Thomas McEvilley’s review of MoMA’s 1984 exhibition “Primitivism” in 20th Century Art. The essence of McEvilley’s inquiry being: By placing an Other in the cannon of contemporary art are
“The contemporary movement that seeks to restrict liberty on campus arose specifically in the provocative work of the late Marxist political and social philosopher Herbert Marcuse . . .” ―Alan Charles Kors and Harvey A. Silverglate In recent years highly publicized educational commentators, like David Horowitz (2006a, 2006b, 2000), and
Article originally posted on libcom by Scott Jay, on Jan 05. 2016. Editorial note: One more important article, from the beginning of this year, after all illusions of “left government” in Greece were dissolved, in context of the austerity measures, reformism, memorandum, referendum, economy,liberties and involvement of intellectuals of the
As we march on to the end of the year, and for many of us the close of a semester, I wanted to raise awareness of a site that has a repository of intellectual resources that is sure to tingle the cockles of your heart. Hosted by Simon Gros, a
Felipe Ziotti Narita São Paulo State University (Unesp) – SP, Brazil The quest for modernity in Latin American thought became a prominent issue with political independence from colonial order early in the nineteenth century and the constitution of national societies in the region from the 1830s and the 1840s onwards.