Marxism-Thaxis -- Forum for the discussion of theoretical issues raised by Karl Marx and the thinkers he inspired


About Marxism-Thaxis
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Marxism-Thaxis: An open and (loosely) moderated e-mail based forum for the discussion of theoretical issues raised in both the work of Karl Marx and, more
generally, the tradition(s) that work has inspired.

In keeping with Marx's own attempts to bridge the gap between theory and praxis, Marxism-thaxis encourages participants to explore the theoretical
and practical implications of issues raised in this forum. Indeed, we have chosen the neologism "thaxis" precisely to convey our own interest in the integration of theory and praxis.

We welcome all new participants.

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the Marxism-Thaxis Archives.

Marxism-Thaxis Links

Visitors may also wish to check out the following sites which they may find to be of interest:

The Marxist Internet Archive which has a comprehensive library of classic Marxist texts.

A study guide for the Communist Manifesto.

Ralph Dumain's Autodidact Project. Also, see his Reason & Society blog as well.

Erwin Marquit's website which has his papers on dialectical materialism and the philosophy of science.

Rosa Lichtenstein's Anti-Dialectics website which contains numerous articles critiquing dialectical materialism as a philosophical basis for Marxism. Now also featuring some essays written by the Marxist philosopher Guy Robinson. These essays include "Making Materialism Historical", "The Concept of Nature, its Mystification and Demystification", an Introduction to his second book, Philosophy and Demystification, and finally, "On Misunderstanding Science", which provides an exposition of Thomas Kuhn's work.

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