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Author Jay, Martin, 1944-

Title Marxism and totality : the adventures of a concept from Lukács to Habermas / Martin Jay
Published Berkeley : University of California Press, [1984]


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 W'BOOL  335.401 Jay/Mat 1984  AVAILABLE
Description xi, 576 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction The topography of Western Marxism -- The discourse of totality before Western Marxism -- Georg Lukács and the origins of the Western Marxism paradigm -- The revolutionary historicism of Karl Korsch -- The two holisms of Antonio Gramsci -- Ernst Bloch and the extension of Marxist holism to nature -- Max Horkheimer and the retreat from Hegelian Marxism -- Anamnestic totalization: memory in the thought of Herbert Marcuse -- Theodor W. Adorno and the collapse of the Lukácsian concept of totality -- Henri Lefebvre, the surrealists and the reception of Hegelian Marxism in France -- Totality and Marxist aesthetics: the case of Lucien Goldmann -- From totality to totalization: the existentialist Marxism of Jean-Paul Sartre -- Phenomenological Marxism: the ambiguities of Maurice Merleau-Ponty's holism -- Louis Althusser and the structuralist reading of Marx -- Scientific Marxism in postwar Italy: Galvano Della Volpe and Lucio Colletti -- Jürgen Habermas and the reconstruction of Marxist holism -- Epilogue The challenge of post-war structuralism
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 539-545) and index
Subject Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
Communism and philosophy -- History.
Communism and philosophy.
Philosophy, Marxist.
Whole and parts (Philosophy)
LC no. 83017950
ISBN 0520050967