Lenin Reloaded: Toward a Politics of Truth, Sic Vii

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Duke University Press, 2007年6月11日 - 337 頁
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Lenin Reloaded is a rallying call by some of the world’s leading Marxist intellectuals for renewed attention to the significance of Vladimir Lenin. The volume’s editors explain that it was Lenin who made Karl Marx’s thought explicitly political, who extended it beyond the confines of Europe, who put it into practice. They contend that a focus on Lenin is urgently needed now, when global capitalism appears to be the only game in town, the liberal-democratic system seems to have been settled on as the optimal political organization of society, and it has become easier to imagine the end of the world than a modest change in the mode of production. Lenin retooled Marx’s thought for specific historical conditions in 1914, and Lenin Reloaded urges a reinvention of the revolutionary project for the present. Such a project would be Leninist in its commitment to action based on truth and its acceptance of the consequences that follow from action.

These essays, some of which are appearing in English for the first time, bring Lenin face-to-face with the problems of today, including war, imperialism, the imperative to build an intelligentsia of wage earners, the need to embrace the achievements of bourgeois society and modernity, and the widespread failure of social democracy. Lenin Reloaded demonstrates that truth and partisanship are not mutually exclusive as is often suggested. Quite the opposite—in the present, truth can be articulated only from a thoroughly partisan position.

Contributors. Kevin B. Anderson, Alain Badiou, Etienne Balibar, Daniel Bensaïd, Sebastian Budgen, Alex Callinicos, Terry Eagleton, Fredric Jameson, Stathis Kouvelakis, Georges Labica, Sylvain Lazarus, Jean-Jacques Lecercle, Lars T. Lih, Domenico Losurdo, Savas Michael-Matsas, Antonio Negri, Alan Shandro, Slavoj Žižek

 

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One Divides Itself Into Two
7
Leninism in the Twentyfirst Century? Lenin Weber and the Politics of Responsibility
18
Lenin in the Postmodern Age
42
Lenin and Revisionism
59
A Leninist Gesture Today Against the Populist Temptation
74
LENIN IN PHILOSOPHY
99
Lenin and the Path of Dialectics
101
The Rediscovery and Persistence of the Dialectic In Philosophy and in World Politics
120
Prom Imperialist to Globalization
222
Lenin and Herrenvolk Democracy
239
POLITICS AND ITS SUBJECT
253
Lenin and the Party 1902November 1917
255
JeanJacques Lecercle Lenin the Just or Marxism Unrecycled
269
Lenin and the Great Awakening
283
What to Do Today with What If to Be Done? or Rather The Body of the General Intellect
297
Lenin and Hegemony The Soviets the Working Class and the Party In the Revolution of 1905
308

Leaps Leaps Leaps
148
Lenin as Reader of Hegel Hypotheses for a Reading of Lenins Notebooks on Hegels rite Science of logic
164
WAR AND IMPERIALISM
205
The Philosophical Moment in Politics Determined by War Lenin 191416
207
Contributors
333
Index
335
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Sebastian Budgen is a member of the editorial board of the journal Historical Materialism and a coeditor (with Chiara Bonfiglioli) of La planete altermondialiste.

Stathis Kouvelakis teaches political theory at King's College London. His books include Philosophy and Revolution: From Kant to Marx and Dictionnaire Marx Contemporain (coedited with J. Bidet). He is an editor of the French journal Contretemps.

Slavoj Žižek is Senior Researcher at the Institute for Social Studies in Ljubljana, Slovenia. His many books include Theology and the Political: The New Debate (coedited with Creston Davis and John Milbank), Cogito and the Unconscious, and Tarrying with the Negative: Kant, Hegel, and the Critique of Ideology, all also published by Duke University Press.

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