This ebook offers for the 1st time the correspondence through the years 1954 to 1978 among the Marxist-Humanist and feminist thinker Raya Dunayevskaya (1910-87) and different famous thinkers, the Hegelian Marxist thinker and social theorist Herbert Marcuse (1898-1979) and the psychologist and social critic Erich Fromm (1900-80), either one of the latter contributors of the Frankfurt college of severe concept. of their advent, editors Kevin B. Anderson and Russell Rockwell concentrate on the theoretical and political dialogues in those letters, which hide subject matters akin to dialectical social thought, Marxist economics, socialist humanism, the constitution and contradictions of recent capitalism, the background of Marxism and of the Frankfurt tuition, feminism and revolution, advancements within the USSR, Cuba, and China, and emergence of the hot Left of the Sixties. The editors’ large explanatory notes provide important heritage info, definitions of theoretical recommendations, and resource references. one of the thinkers mentioned within the correspondence – a few of them particularly critically-- are Karl Marx, G. W. F. Hegel, Rosa Luxemburg, Georg Lukács, Theodor Adorno, Max Horkheimer, Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir, V. I. Lenin, Nikolai Bukharin, Sigmund Freud, Leon Trotsky, Mao Zedong, Daniel Bell, and Seymour Martin Lipset. As an entire, this quantity exhibits the deeply Marxist and humanist issues of those thinkers, each one of whom had a lifelong obstacle with rethinking Marx and Hegel because the origin for an research of capitalist modernity and its forces of opposition.
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