Lukacs's Phenomenology of Capitalism: Reification Revalued

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This book offers a radical new interpretation of Georg Lukacs's History and Class Consciousness , showing for the first time how the philosophical framework for his analysis of society was laid in the drafts of a philosophy of art that he planned but never completed before he converted to Marxism. Reading Lukacs's work through the so-called "Heidelberg Aesthetics" reveals for the first time a range of unsuspected influences on his thought, such as Edmund Husserl, Emil Lask, and Alois Riegl; it also offers a theory of subjectivity within social relations that avoids many of the problems of earlier readings of his text. At a time when Lukacs's reputation is once more on the rise, this bold new reading helps revitalize his thought in ways that help it speak to contemporary concerns.

Product Details

Price
£64.98
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG
Publish Date
30 August 2018
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9783319932866

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