By George Novack

ISBN-10: 087348018X

ISBN-13: 9780873480185

Marxism is dialectical, Novack explains. It considers all phenomena of their improvement, of their transition from one nation to a different. And it really is materialist, explaining the realm as topic in movement that exists sooner than and independently of human attention.


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Mikhailov, a dental surgeon, who had been in contact with a group associated with the "Decembrists," they were so enraged that they decided to kill him. , became the fashion, and exercised irresistible influence upon the masses of the youth who were attracted to the movement, but who, in the majority of cases, were acquainted only with legally expounded fragments of Marxism. Consciousness was completely overwhelmed by spontaneity-the spontaneity of the "Social-Democrats" who repeated V. " [Leading article in Rabochaya Mysl, No.

Nothing is so ridiculous and harmful as pretending that we are "old hands" who have long ago experienced all the decisive episodes of the struggle! Thirdly, the first number of Rabochaya Mysl shows that the term "Economism" (which, of course, we do not propose to abandon because it has more or less established itself) does not adequatelj' convey the real character of the new tendency. 1, contains a reference to fighting against the government. Rabochaya Mysl believes, however, that "politics always obediently follow economics" (and Rabocheye Dyelo gives a variation of this thesis when, in its programme, it asserts that "in Russia more than in any other country, the economic struggle is inseparable from the political struggle").

But there is a difference between spontaneity and spontaneity. Strikes occurred in Russia in the seventies, and in the sixties (and also in the first half of the nineteenth century), and these strikes were accompanied by the "spontaneous" destruction of machinery, etc. Compared with these "revolts" the strikes of the nineties might even be described as "conscious," to such an extent do they mark the progress which the labour movement had made since that period. This shows that the "spontaneous element," in essence, represents nothing more nor less than consciousness in an embryonic form.

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