David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Journal of Ethics 3 (2):99-104 (1999)
The article studies the implications for historical materialism of the failure of the socialist project in the Soviet Union. The author demonstrates that the said failure broadly confirms central historical materialist theses, which would have been difficult to sustain if the Russian revolution had succeeded in its goal of superseding capitalism and establishing a socialist society.
|Keywords||bolshevism capitalism historical materialism Lenin Marx Marxism productive forces relations of production revolution Russian revolution socialism|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Nicholas Vrousalis (2010). G. A. Cohen's Vision of Socialism. Journal of Ethics 14 (3-4):185-216.
Nicholas Vrousalis (2010). G. A. Cohen’s Vision of Socialism. Journal of Ethics 14 (3-4):185-216.
Similar books and articles
James P. Scanlan (2001). Main Currents of Post-Soviet Philosophy in Russia. The Proceedings of the Twentieth World Congress of Philosophy 2001:121-129.
Dean Grimes Farrer (1974). Socialist Realism in the Soviet Union: Portrayal of Western European and North American Businessmen. Studies in East European Thought 14 (1-2):27-45.
Jay Bergman (1998). Was the Soviet Union Totalitarian? The View of Soviet Dissidents and the Reformers of the Gorbachev Era. Studies in East European Thought 50 (4):247-281.
Kurt Marko (1975). The Soviet Union Then and Now: Some Recent Publications on the Soviet Union. Studies in East European Thought 15 (2):129-144.
Kristian Petrov (2008). Construction, Reconstruction, Deconstruction: The Fall of the Soviet Union From the Point of View of Conceptual History. Studies in East European Thought 60 (3):179 - 205.
Gerald Meyer (2003). Anarchism, Marxism and the Collapse of the Soviet Union. Science and Society 67 (2):218 - 221.
Mark Sandle (1997). Georgii Shakhnazarov and the Soviet Critique of Historical Materialism. Studies in East European Thought 49 (2):109-133.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads141 ( #24,723 of 1,790,127 )
Recent downloads (6 months)9 ( #93,776 of 1,790,127 )
How can I increase my downloads?