Passion and Patience
Society, History and Revolutionary Vision
"If David Laibman had done no more than bring the distinguished journal Science & Society safe and sound into the twenty-first century he would have earned our deepest admiration. But as the collected essays 'Passion and Patience' reveal, he is a deep and subtle Marxist thinker with a wide-ranging perspective on the world we live in, the value of knowledge (economic knowledge above all else), and the hopes we carry into what seems to be a dark and dangerous era. Bravo for Laibman and welcome reader to this important book."
– Paul Buhle, Co-editor, Encyclopedia of the American Left and Other Works
This book draws mainly on editorial essays written for the journal Science & Society between 1994 and 2014 by David Laibman, the editor of Science & Society and comprise Marxist inquiries into human nature, social evolution, labour, life capital and class, capitalism and socialism, reform, revolution, language and culture.