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Lenin: dedicated Marxist, or, revolutionary pragmatist?

Stanley W. Page

Lenin: dedicated Marxist, or, revolutionary pragmatist?

by Stanley W. Page

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Published by D. C. Heath in Lexington, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924.,
  • Communism -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementEdited with an introd. by Stanley W. Page.
    SeriesProblems in European civilization
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDK254.L46 P3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 113 p.
    Number of Pages113
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4434276M
    LC Control Number79084684

    While studying under Dewey, Hook was immersed in Lenin, translating his volumes to English, hailing his revolutionary action while expressing qualms about his epistemology. He would come to conclude that "Marxism and pragmatism required another to realize their respective promise", a view that he sharpened in a series of contentious exchanges with Max Eastman.5/5(1). Under Lenin's direction, the Bolsheviks became a party dedicated to violent revolution. Lenin believed that only violent revolution could destroy the capitalist system. A "vanguard" (forefront) of activists, he said, must form a small party of well-disciplined professional revolutionaries to accomplish the task.n March , he saw an.

      Martin Amis on Lenin’s Deadly Revolution. By Martin Amis. Cumulatively, these books persuade you of a disconcerting truth: Compared with Stalin’s Russia, Hitler’s Germany was a.   As Hungarian Marxist Tamás Krausz puts it, ‘the discontented keep running into Lenin’s Marxism at every turn’ (p). This, Krausz points out, is above all because Lenin was so central to the Russian Revolution, the first, and up to now most important, anti-capitalist experiment aimed at a stateless society (p.9).Author: Chris Nineham.

    To his supporters, Lenin appeared as the individual who, through the sheer force of his will and dedication to the revolutionary struggle, played the decisive role in the Russian Revolution of that brought about the first government dedicated to . Political party. A vanguard party is a political party at the fore of a mass-action political movement and of a the praxis of political science, the concept of the vanguard party, composed of professional revolutionaries, was first effected by the Bolshevik Party in the Russian Revolution of Lenin, the first leader of the Bolsheviks, coined the term vanguard party, .


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Item description "Lenin: Dedicated Marxist or Revolutionary Pragmatist by Stanley W. Page A Lenin: dedicated Marxist copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact.

Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. Lenin, dedicated Marxist or revolutionary pragmatist. Louis: Forum Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Ilʹich Lenin; Vladimir Il'ich Lenin: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Stanley W Page.

Lenin, dedicated Marxist or revolutionary pragmatist Lenin, dedicated Marxist or revolutionary pragmatist by Stanley W. Pages: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages 24 cm. Contents: I. Dedicated Marxist: Teacher of Marxism / V.I.

Lenin ; Modernizer of Marxism / Joseph Stalin ; Practical theoretician / Nikolai Bukharin ; Despiser of bourgeois morals / Klara Zetkin ; Diagnostician of cold war / I. korotkov tionary tactician: Engineer of revolution / Max Eastman ; Prophet of Eastern revolution. While studying under Dewey, Hook was immersed in Lenin, translating his volumes to English, hailing his revolutionary action while expressing qualms about his epistemology.

He would come to conclude that "Marxism and pragmatism required another to realize their respective promise", a view that he sharpened in a series of contentious exchanges with Max by:   Controversy, the author argues that Lenin stayed true to the traditions and principles of revolutionary social democracy, and remained a devotee of Marxism a la Karl Kautsky.

This was despite Lenin eventually viewing the 'pope of Marxism' Kautsky as a renegade who betrayed his own principles.

"Lenin" has two main weaknesses.4/5. This now-classic intellectual biography reconstructs Hook's youthful project of fusing American pragmatism and Marxism to create a distinctive approach to philosophy and a politics of revolutionary.

The following is an introduction to the latest publication by Marxist Books, The Revolutionary Philosophy of Marxism by editor of In Defence of Marxism, Alan Woods. This new selection of writings on dialectical materialism is now available for purchase at a special launch price on   In response, Lenin dedicated a great length of time to writing the polemical work Materialism and Empirio-criticism, and the result was a masterpiece defense of Marxist philosophy.

Level 3. Philosophical Notebooks by V.I. Lenin - Lenin’s notes on the works of Hegel, Feuerbach, Marx, Engels and many others. Lenin's April Theses appeal to the people (Peace, Land, Bread, All power to the soviets), Trotsky's Red Guard overthrows Kerensky's provisional government in the 1st modern coup, the constituent Assembly takes place and the Bols get 30% of the votes, SDP reunites under Lenin and becomes the communist party, Lenin send Trotsky to negotiate peace with Germany and.

Almost everything Lenin did was an example of his pragmatism. For example in the elections to the State Duma after the Revolution Lenin ordered the Bolsheviks not to stand, but after he saw how the other parties (mostly the Mensheviks) did in the first Duma, he allowed them to stand for the next elections.

Perhaps the key achievement of Lenin was that he silently dropped the orthodox Marxist notion of revolution as a necessary step in historical progress. Instead he followed Louis Antoine. Lenin Lars T.

Lih Lenin () was the leader of the communist Bolshevik party and founder of the Soviet Union. A key revolutionary thinker who spent much of his year political career in exile, he went from relative obscurity to world fame in when the October Revolution made his party responsible for Russia's future.

Lenin: Dedicated Marxist or Revolutionary Pragmatist (Problems in European Civilization) by Stanley W Page and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Marx, Lenin, and the Revolutionary Experience offers a fresh look at Communism, both the bad and good, and also touches on anarchism, Christian theory, conservatism, liberalism, Marxism, and more, to argue for the enduring relevance of Karl Marx, and V.I.

Lenin as. There, Lenin fully embraced Marxism and produced a Russian language translation of Marx and Friedrich Engels's political pamphlet, The Communist mater: Saint Petersburg Imperial University. Through the prism of Lenin's career, Service examines events such as the October Revolution and the ideas of Marxism-Leninism, the one-party state, economic modernisation, dictatorship, and the politics of inter-war Europe.

Patterned after Professor Tucker's highly successful anthology The Marx-Engels Reader, this book includes those words necessary for an introduction to Lenin's revolutionary thought. Selections, where possible, are presented in their fullest form, and 'The State and Revolution' and 'Left-Wing Communism' in their entirety/5.

The greatest contribution to the arsenal of Marxism since the death of Engels in was Lenin’s conception of the vanguard party as the organiser and director of the proletarian revolution. That celebrated theory of organisation was not, as some contend, simply a product of the special Russian conditions of his time and restricted to them.

The Russian Revolution of confirmed the truth of what Karl Kautsky wrote in in his book Social Revolution a revolutionary Marxist and not, as at present, a champion of social-patriotism and opportunism).

This is what he wrote: at a meeting of young workers in the Zurich People’s House. Lenin began working on the lecture. Russia in Revolution 9 copies; Lenin: dedicated Marxist, or, revolutionary pragmatist?

8 copies; Lenin and World Revolution 6 copies; The Formation of the Baltic States: A Study of the Effects of Great Power 2 copies. August H. Nimtz, Lenin's Electoral Strategy, From Marx and Engels Through the Revolution of The Ballot or the Streets--or Both (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, ). John Riddell, ed.Of great relevance to contemporary debates about socialism and democracy, Young Sidney Hook reopens the controversial question of the relationship between Marxism and pragmatism.

In the first biography of philosopher Sidney Hook to be published since his death inChristopher Phelps vividly describes the neglected early thought and political history of this important New .