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Dialectical materialism

Gustav A. Wetter

Dialectical materialism

a historical and systematic survey of philosophy in the Soviet Union

by Gustav A. Wetter

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Published by Greenwood Press in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dialectical materialism.,
  • Philosophy, Russian.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Gustav A. Wetter. Translated from the German by Peter Heath.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB809.8 .W433 1973
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 609 p.
    Number of Pages609
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5292032M
    ISBN 100837167272
    LC Control Number72012335
    OCLC/WorldCa595314

    Those who asserted the primacy of spirit to nature Describing dialectical development Dialectical materialism book a transition from quantitative changes to qualitative changes, Engels says: "In physics PlekhanovV. He wrote: Not only 10 billion but a population many times that size will find nourishment in this world, not only through the application of labor but also through the persistent inventiveness which governs knowledge. Apart from the commonly cited example of water turning to steam with increased temperature, Gould and Eldredge noted another analogy in information theory"with its jargon of equilibrium, steady state, and homeostasis maintained by negative feedback ", and "extremely rapid transitions that occur with positive feedback ". This is best revealed by the inability of bourgeois science to foresee tomorrow.

    Dialectical materialism book would be guilty of disrespect to the future, dearer to all of us than the past, and we would be disrespectful of the past, which in many of its aspects merits profound respect, if we were to talk loosely about heritage. What, then, is the chief force in the complex of conditions of material life of society which determines the physiognomy of society, the character of the social system, the development of society from one system to another? Dialectic would thus be a robust method under which one could examine personal, social, and economic behaviors. Whatever is the mode of production of a society, such in the main is the society itself, its ideas and theories, its political views and institutions. For this reason socialist production in the U. I, p

    Yet the U. Such are the principal features of dialectical and historical materialism. This means that the capitalist relations of production have ceased to correspond to the state of productive forces of society and have come into irreconcilable contradiction with them. Such is Marxist materialism as applied to social life, to the history of society. Wetter, Dialectical Materialismrepr. It is a pseudonym for our ignorance.


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I shall confine myself to only two. In the early s, that is, at a time when official ideology existed as the trinity of absolutism, orthodoxy, and nationalism; liberalism daydreamed about a Zemstvo Assembly, i.

It tells us, Dialectical materialism book that history may leave an important trace. In my opinion, there is nothing paradoxical in the statement that from the sensations of Dialectical materialism book lizard one could, if it were possible to bring them into proper focus, draw much more direct conclusions concerning the structure and function of its organs than concerning the structure of society and its dynamics from such ideological reflections as, for example, religious creeds which once occupied and still continue to occupy so prominent a place in the life of human society; or from the contradictory and hypocritical codexes of official morality; or, finally, the idealistic philosophical conceptions, which, in order to explain complex organic processes occurring in man, seek to place responsibility upon a nebulous, subtle essence called the soul and endowed with the qualities of impenetrability and eternity.

Learn More in these related Britannica articles:. The logic of the Periodic Law, although later modified, proved stronger than the conservative limits which its creator tried to place upon it.

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Dialectical Materialism

In the USSR, Progress Publishers issued anthologies of dialectical materialism by Lenin, wherein he also quotes Marx and Engels: As the most comprehensive and profound doctrine Dialectical materialism book development, and the richest in content, Hegelian dialectics was considered by Marx and Engels the greatest achievement of classical German philosophy Therefore, however much the relations of production may lag behind the development of the productive forces, they must, sooner or later, come into correspondence with — and actually do come into correspondence with — the level of development of the productive forces, the character of the productive forces.

This is the principle of the development of the world. From the field of chemistry itself there are no direct and immediate outlets to social perspectives.

Dialectical materialism

The Columbia Encyclopedia, 6th ed. He has concluded that, despite the Lysenko period in genetics and constraints on free inquiry imposed by political authorities, dialectical materialism had a positive Dialectical materialism book on the work of many Soviet scientists.

As a matter of fact, Marx and Engels took from the Hegelian Dialectical materialism book only its "rational kernel," casting aside its Hegelian idealistic shell, and developed dialectics further so as to lend it a modern scientific form. Since I have inadvertently referred to heritage, I must make clear the sense in which I use this term Dialectical materialism book as to avoid any possible misunderstandings.

Urged on moreover by their own class nature, the idealists then use every method to exaggerate the activity of consciousness, developing this aspect unilaterally The network of technico-scientific institutes now being established by the state is only a tiny and so-to-speak material symptom of the limitless possibilities that have been disclosed.

There is a dissertation by Mendeleev devoted to the question of diluting alcohol with water, a question which is of economic significance even today. Only when the core of existence stands revealed as a social process can existence be seen as the product, albeit the hitherto unconscious product, of human activity.

Historical materialism is deterministic; that is, it prescribes that history inevitably follows certain laws and that individuals have little or no influence on its development.Dialectical Materialism, An Introduction, Vol.

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A bestseller now in its second edition, it comprises introductory pieces on the three component parts of Marxist theory, corresponding broadly to philosophy, social history and economics: dialectical materialism, historical materialism.

Nov 02,  · Dialectical Materialism and Science Leon Trotsky. November 2, Trotsky delivered the following speech to the Mendeleev Congress in his capacity as chairman of the technical and scientific board of industry of the Soviet Union.

Although it was already beginning to crystallize, Stalinism had not yet secured its death grip on the Russian.Dialectical materialism, a philosophical approach to pdf derived from the teachings of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

For Marx and Engels, materialism meant that the material world, perceptible to the senses, has objective reality independent of mind or spirit.Dialectical Materialism book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Dialectical and Historical Materialism

An introduction to the basic ideas of philosophy as a scienc /5.Dialectical Materialism is an implicit response to Ebook Stalin’s Dialectical and Ebook Materialism and an attempt to show that the Stalinist understanding of the concept was dogmatic and oversimplified.

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