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Class Warfare: Interviews with David Barsamian
Condorcet, Marquis de: Connexipedia Article
(1743-1794).French philosopher, mathematician, and early political scientist.
The Ecology of Freedom: The Emergence and Dissolution of Hierarchy
Bookchin's synthesis of ecology, anthropology and political theory traces conflicting legacies of hierarchy and freedom from the first emergence of human culture to today's globalized capitalism, cons...
Encyclopédie: Connexipedia Article
A general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772
The Enlightenment: Connexipedia Article
A term used to describe a time in Western philosophy and cultural life, centered upon the eighteenth century.
How Does the Subaltern Speak?
Vivek Chibber argues that postcolonial theory discounts the enduring value of Enlightenment universalism at its own peril. Focusing particularly on the strain of postcolonial theory known as subaltern...
Karl Marx's Theory of Revolution: Volume I: State and Bureaucracy
A wide-ranging and thorough exposition of Marx's views on democracy.
A Marxist History of the World part 45: The Enlightenment
What gave the Enlightenment its subversive, politically corrosive character was its critique of institutions and practices which appeared comparatively irrational in the light of modern thinking, argu...
Arendt examines the American, French, and Russian revolutions and draws conclusions about the meaning of revolution.
A People's History of the World: From the Stone Age to the New Millennium
Harman describes the shape and course of human history as a narrative of ordinary people forming and re-forming complex societies in pursuit of common human goals.
Postcolonial Theory and the Specter of Capital
Against the thesis that Western subalterns are made of different stuff, Chibber argues that human beings are, at their core, not that different across contexts. The winds of history and culture may ch...
Race and the Enlightenment: Part I: From Anti-Semitism to White Supremacy, 1492-1676
Race and the Enlightenment: Part II: The Anglo-French Enlightenment and Beyond
Race, pluralism and the meaning of difference
Far from establishing a critique of racial thinking, the politics of difference appropriates many of its themes and reproduces the very assumptions upon which racism has historically been based. Most ...
Rethinking The Idea Of 'Christian Europe'
Looking to the traditional, moral and identity platform of Christianity in Europe.
The Socialist Register 1989: Volume 25: Revolution Today. Aspirations and Realities
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Strange Fruit: Why Both Sides Are Wrong in the Race Debate
Malik makes the case that most anti-racists accept the belief, also held by racialists and outright racists, that differences between groups are of great importance. While racialists attribute the dif...
Why Marx Was Right
Eagleton takes common objections to Marxism and demonstrates how and why they are wrong.
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Kenan Malik's home page. See also blog at http://kenanmalik.wordpress.com. Academically, my main areas of interest are the history of ideas; the history and philosophy of science; the philosophy of m...
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Break Their Haughty Power
Articles on capitalism, socialism, and revolution, from a left-Marxist perspective.