Lukács' Concept of Dialectic

With Biography, Bibliography and Documents

Istvan Meszaros


New Delhi, 2013

Language: English

221 pages

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A comprehensive analysis of Lukacs' work as a whole in terms of its centrally important concepts. The continuity of Lukacs' ideas is traced back to his early essays and explained against the background of his personal and intellectual development. In addition to the published works Dr Meszaros relies also on unpublished material to throw light on some of the most intriguing aspects of Lukacs' work. This enlarged edition Lukacs' Concept of Dialectic also contains an article on three of Lukacs' books recently published in English (Writer and Critic; Solzhenistyn and History and Class Consciousness), a long section of Biographical Data, a comprehensive Bibliography an Index and a section with illustrations, many of them previously unpublished.

Istvan Meszaros

István Mészáros (19 December 1930 - 1 October 2017), one of the foremost Marxist intellectuals of our time, left his native Hungary after the Soviet invasion of 1956. He was professor emeritus at the University of Sussex, where he held the chair of philosophy for fifteen years. Mészáros is the author of The Structural Crisis of CapitalThe Challenge and Burden of Historical TimeBeyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition, and Marx's Theory of Alienation, among other books.