Lenin: A Study on the Unity of His Thought (Radical Thinkers)

Lenin: A Study on the Unity of His Thought (Radical Thinkers)


Out of the chaos following Lenin’s demise and the mounting fury opposed to Lukács and his freshly penned History and sophistication Consciousness (1923), this booklet bears an overview of Lenin as “the in simple terms theoretical equivalent to Marx.” Lukács exhibits, with exceptional readability, how Lenin’s ancient interventions—from his leading edge politics and repurposing of the kingdom to his detection of a brand new, imperialist degree of capitalism—advanced the conjunction of thought and perform, category attention and sophistication fight. A postscript from 1967 displays on how this photograph of Lenin, which either shattered failed Marxism and preserved definite prejudices of its day, turned much more inspirational after the oppressions of Stalin. Lukács’s examine is still quintessential to an realizing of the modern importance of Lenin’s lifestyles and paintings.

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