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Author Bradatan, Costica
Title In Marx's Shadow : Knowledge, Power, and Intellectuals in Eastern Europe and Russia
Imprint Lanham, MD : Lexington Books, 2010
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Note Intro -- Introduction -- I -- THE SICKLE, THE HAMMER, AND THE TYPEWRITER -- 1 -- Ideas against Ideocracy: The Platonic Drama of Russian Thought -- 2 -- Asking for More: Finding Utopiain the Critical Sociology of the Budapest School and the Praxis Movement -- 3 -- Aesthetics: A Modus Vivendiin Eastern Europe? -- 4 -- Changing Perceptions of Pavel Florensky in Russian and Soviet Scholarship -- II -- HERETICS -- 5 -- The Totalitarian Languages of Utopia and Dystopia: Fidelius and Havel -- 6 -- Philosophy and Martyrdom: The Case of Jan Patočka -- 7 -- Anticommunist Orientalism: Shifting Boundaries of Europein Dissident Writing -- III -- IN SEARCH OF A (NEW) MISSION -- 8 -- Somatic Nationalism: Theorizing Post-Soviet Ethnicity in Russia -- 9 -- Balkanism and Postcolonialism,or On the Beauty of the Airplane View -- 10 -- Anxious Intellectuals: Framing the Nation as Class in Belarus -- IV -- REINVENTING HOPE -- 11 -- The Demise of Leninism and the Future of Liberal Values -- 12 -- "Politics of Authenticity" and/or Civil Society -- 13 -- Mihai şora: A Philosopher of Dialogue and Hope -- Index -- About the Contributors
The volume draws attention to the unknown and unexplored areas, trends and ways of thinking under the communist regime. It demonstrates how various bodies of knowledge (philosophical, social, political, aesthetic, even theological) were produced, disseminated and used for a wide variety of purposes: from openly justifying dominant political views to framing oppositional and non-official discourses and practices
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Bradatan, Costica In Marx's Shadow : Knowledge, Power, and Intellectuals in Eastern Europe and Russia Lanham, MD : Lexington Books,c2010 9780739136249
Subject Power (Social sciences) - Russia (Federation)
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