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David Schweikart

components: a critique of capitalism; a vision of the future (“com-munism”); a theory of history (“historical materialism”). Regarding the critique of capitalism, few will deny these days that our current economic system is serious flawed. Many would argue

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De Beauvoir, Existentialism and Marx

A Dialectic on Freedom

Angela Shepherd

reading them within the context of a Marxist inspired historical materialism. I argue that de Beauvoir applies Marx’s historical materialism as a method of analysis regarding women’s social position, and what I hope to demonstrate is that in The Second

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Thinking with Sartre

Edited by John H. Gillespie and Sarah Richmond

philosophy of liberty was not merely derivative of Sartre’s thinking, but was developed alongside and in counter-distinction to his views. In particular, she shows that de Beauvoir’s analysis of women’s alienated situation was influenced by Marx’s historical

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Revisiting Existential Marxism

A Reply to Alfred Betschart

Ronald Aronson

, alongside André Gorz's presentation of The Critique of Dialectical Reason' s contribution to Marxism, my argument that the Critique reveals an unbridgeable distance between Sartre's key concepts and those of historical materialism. That claim began a

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Canon Fire

Decolonizing the Curriculum

Andrew Sanchez

of Historical Materialism 26 ( 2 ). Kuper , A. 1973 Anthropologists and Anthropology: The British School 1922–1972 . New York : Pica Press . Maldonado-Torres , N. 2007 . ‘ On the Coloniality of Being: Contributions to the

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Alfred Betschart

Materialism and Revolution in 1946, he only quoted Joseph Stalin's Dialectical and Historical Materialism of 1938. In the book Entretiens sur la politique ( Conversations about Politics ) issued in 1948/1949 together with David Rousset and Gérard

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Andrew Lattas, Anni Kajanus, and Naomi Haynes

ontology and idealistic forms of materialism that avoid any mention of historical materialism. The introduction by the volume’s editor, Donald Nonini, does flirt with the problematic approach of Latour and the pseudo-historical concept of the Anthropocene

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Peter Hudson

, particularly on Balibar’s contribution to Reading Capital – The Basic Concepts of Historical Materialism , influenced many students, including, if I remember rightly, the first intake of Development Studies students at Wits. (Glen Moss, Susan Brown, Stephen

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Murray Smith

production: chiefly those associated with art cinema and historical materialism). NiFF too is cited by Berliner, and there are many points of contact with others working in the cognitive tradition (e.g., Carl Plantinga, Kristin Thompson; to my chagrin

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Robert Morrell

and inclusive way of conceptualizing issues of gender practice, identity and power. Her strong focus on materiality found resonance among revisionist social scientists in South Africa influenced by historical materialism. The disciplines of History and