Category Archives: Karl Marx

The work of editing – adding references to translations II

In a previous post I said a bit about one of the tasks of editing a translation. I’ve now completed the Heidegger references I discussed in that previous post. The references to Hegel, Jaspers, Heraclitus, Homer, Lukács and Lenin took relatively … Continue reading

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Benjamin Fraser (ed.), Marxism and Urban Culture

Interesting collection of essays on Marxism and Urban Culture, edited by Benjamin Fraser (author of Henri Lefebvre and the Spanish Urban Experience, and editor of the Journal of Urban Cultural Studies, with a preface by Andy Merrifield. Thanks to Adam David Morton for the … Continue reading

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In Marx’s Laboratory: Critical Readings of the Grundrisse – now in paperback

Now available in paperback – a collection of essays on the Grundrisse. There is a good review at Marx & Philosophy. In Marx’s Laboratory provides a critical analysis of the Grundrisse as a crucial stage in the development of Marx’s critique … Continue reading

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Lawrence & Wishart and the copyright of the Marx-Engels collected works

In recent days there has been debate about the copyright of the Marx-Engels collected works. Publishers Lawrence & Wishart have asked that these works are removed from the Marxist Internet Archive (story here); a petition has been started to protest … Continue reading

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Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording

Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording. The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed … Continue reading

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In Marx’s Laboratory: Critical Readings of the Grundrisse reviewed

I’ve mentioned this book before – now reviewed at Marx & Philosophy. Edited by Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo, Italy, Guido Starosta, National University of Quilmes, Argentina, and Peter D. Thomas, Brunel University, London In Marx’s Laboratory. Critical Interpretations of … Continue reading

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The twenty-five most important academic books to me from 2013

Not ordered, not comprehensive, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some – and of course there are those I’ve not yet read or am unaware of… These are all academic books published in 2013, not drawn from all the books I … Continue reading

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Henryk Grossman – The Change in the Original Plan for Marx’s Capital and Its Causes

Very interesting article translated in the latest Historical Materialism – Henryk Grossman, “The Change in the Original Plan for Marx’s Capital and Its Causes” (requires subscription).

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David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2 – a brief review

I’ve previously posted about David Harvey’s A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2 being published. I’ve now had a chance to read it, and to my mind it’s even better than the first volume A Companion to Marx’s Capital which appeared in 2010. … Continue reading

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The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Kant

At Open Culture – drawing together descriptions of the work habits of Nietzsche, Marx and Kant.

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