The Dialectics of Liberation (Radical Thinkers)

The Dialectics of Liberation (Radical Thinkers)


A innovative compilation of speeches which produced a political basis for plenty of of the unconventional activities within the following decades

The now mythical Dialectics of Liberation congress, held in London in 1967, used to be a different expression of the politics of dissent. Existential psychiatrists, Marxist intellectuals, anarchists, and political leaders met to debate key social concerns. Edited via David Cooper, The Dialectics of Liberation compiles interventions from congress members Stokely Carmichael, Herbert Marcuse, R. D. Laing, Paul Sweezy, and others, to discover the roots of social violence.

Against a backdrop of emerging pupil frustration, racism, category inequality, and environmental degradation—a surroundings customary to readers today—the convention aimed to create real innovative momentum via fusing ideology and motion at the degrees of the person and of mass society. The Dialectics of Liberation captures the increase of a forceful type of political job that got here to symbolize the next years.

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