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Philosophy and the Idea of Communism
Language: en
Pages: 120
Authors: Alain Badiou, Peter Engelmann
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-05-19 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

In a well-known text called ‘The Communist Hypothesis’, first published in 2007, the renowned philosopher Alain Badiou breathed fresh life into the idea of communism as an intellectual representation that provides a critical perspective on existing politics and offers a systemic alternative to capitalism. Now, in the course of this
The Idea of Communism 2
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Slavoj Zizek
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-12 - Publisher: Verso Books

The first volume of The Idea of Communism followed the 2009 London conference called in response to Alain Badiou’s ‘communist hypothesis’, where an all-star cast of radical intellectuals put the idea of communism back on the map. This volume brings together papers from the subsequent 2011 New York conference organized
The Idea of Communism 3
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Alex Taek-Gwang Lee, Slavoj Zizek
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-07-05 - Publisher: Verso Books

An all-star cast of radical intellectuals discuss the continued importance of communist principles In 2009 Slavoj Žižek brought together an acclaimed group of intellectuals to discuss the continued relevance of communism. Unexpectedly the conference attracted an audience of over 1,000 people. The discussion has continued across the world and this
The Idea of Communism
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: Costas Douzinas, Slavoj Žižek
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010 - Publisher: Verso Books

Brings together the conversations from a 2009 conference on the philosophical and political importance of communism, highlighting both communism's continuing significance and the need to reconfigure the concept within a world marked by havoc and crisis.
Communism
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: James R. Ozinga
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Pearson College Division

An examination of communism's origin, development and implementation, supported by summaries and discussion questions. Coverage ranges from Marx's conception of the idea and Gorbachev's reforms to the ideology's future throughout the communist world.