THE SUPPRESSION OF PHILOSOPHY IN THE USSR (THE 1920S & 1930S)


Yehoshua Yakhot’s book finally translated and out at Mehring Books

Short Description

Yehoshua Yakhot (1919-2003) describes the rise of early Soviet philosophy and its later suppression by Stalinism. He analyzes debates between the “mechanists” and “dialecticians,” Marxism’s relationship to natural science, the influence of Hegel on Marx, Spinoza’s role in the development of modern-day materialism, and the unfolding crisis of Soviet ideology.

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