David Black

David Black is the author of Helen Macfarlane: A Feminist, Revolutionary Journalist and Philosopher in Mid-Nineteenth Century England, of The Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitalism: Essays on History, Culture and Dialectical Thought, and the coauthor of 1839: The Chartist Insurrection.

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David Black

Hegel in 10 Minutes

David Black’s riff on Hegel took place at a fringe meeting of the Association of Musical Marxists during the Marxism 2013 conference in London in July. It was first published on the AMM website on Aug…

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Kevin B. Anderson,
David Black,
Eric,
Dale Parsons

May Day 2013 in North America and Europe: Reports and Reflections

We present reports from Marxist-Humanist participants on the 2013 May Day celebrations.

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David Black

Darbare-yeh Rishehha-ye Falsafi-yeh Zedd-e Sarmayehdar

This article was translated into Persian by and published on the website Critique of Political Economy. The original, entitled “Contra Sohn-Rethel: On the Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitalism,” appe…

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David Black

Darbare-yeh Rishehha-ye Falsafi-yeh Zedd-e Sarmayehdar

Summary: This article was translated into Persian by and published on the website Critique of Political Economy. The original, entitled “Contra Sohn-Rethel: On the Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitali…

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David Black

Contra Sohn-Rethel: On the Philosophical Roots of Anti-Capitalism

Was the birth of philosophy in Ancient Greece a reflex and projection of the generic forms of capitalist exploitation, such as exchange-value, money and the commodity-form? Did commodity fetishism and…

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David Black

From Habakkuk to Locke: the Non-Peculiarity of the English Glorious Revolution of 1688

Review of Steve Pincus’s 1688: The First Modern Revolution (New Haven, 2009). This article was first published in The Platypus Review No. 49 (Sept. 2012)   – Editors

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David Black

Critique of the Situationist Dialectic in the Age of Occupy

This article was presented as part of a panel entitled “Alternatives to Capitalism: Theoretical, Practical, Visionary” hosted by the International Marxist-Humanist Organization and the Department of S…

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David Black,
Chris Ford

[Video] 1839: The Chartist Insurrection

1839: The Chartist Insurrection from International Marxist-Humanist on Vimeo. This short video (8.34 mins) was made and uploaded to accompany the new book, 1839: The Chartist Insurrection by David Bla…

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David Black

The European Crisis: Regression and Resistance

The financial meltdown of 2008, the first effect of which was a decline in the “real” economy, has now plunged several European states into sovereign debt crises, amid fears of further collapses of th…

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