Marxism and the Philosophy of Science

Marxism and the Philosophy of Science By Helena Sheehan, Marxism and the Philosophy of Science Skillfully deploring a large cast of characters Sheehan retraces the development of Marxist philosophy of science through detailed and highly readable accounts of the debates that have characterized
  • Title: Marxism and the Philosophy of Science
  • Author: Helena Sheehan
  • ISBN: 9781573925518
  • Page: 429
  • Format: Paperback
  • Marxism and the Philosophy of Science By Helena Sheehan, Skillfully deploring a large cast of characters, Sheehan retraces the development of Marxist philosophy of science through detailed and highly readable accounts of the debates that have characterized it The opening chapter discussed the ideas of Marx and Engels, and the second, Marxist theoreticians of the Second International In the third chapter Sheehan covers RussianSkillfully deploring a large cast of characters, Sheehan retraces the development of Marxist philosophy of science through detailed and highly readable accounts of the debates that have characterized it The opening chapter discussed the ideas of Marx and Engels, and the second, Marxist theoreticians of the Second International In the third chapter Sheehan covers Russian Marxism up to World War II Sheehan concludes with a close analysis of the development of the debate among non Soviet Marxists, placing particular emphasis on the contributions of leading British in the 1930s.
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    1. Helena Sheehan

      Professor Helena Sheehan is an academic philosopher, historian of science, and writer on communication studies, politics, and philosophical particularly Marxist subjects Sheehan is a retired Professor Emeritus Communications lecturer at Dublin City University and has been a visiting professor at the University of Cape Town.Born in the United States, Sheehan describes her childhood as Catholic and conservative, Sheehan began studies her university and taught primary school as a nun As a result of studying, she became an agnostic and liberal, then later an atheist and radical She then left the convent Sheehan earned a Bachelor of Science degree in 1967 from St Joseph s University then known as St Joseph s College in Philadelphia, followed by an MA in 1970 from Temple University in Philadelphia She earned a PhD in 1980 from Trinity College Dublin in philosophy then already active in the Trinity College Dublin Communist Society.As an historian of science, Sheehan develops the view that Marx and Engels shared fundamentally the same view on the philosophy of science A Marxist humanist, Sheehan has written critically of Lysenkoism and Stalin s impact on scientific development.Sheehan has lectured at the Humanist Association of Ireland.In her personal life, Sheehan is the partner of the trade unionist Sam Nolan.

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    1. Written by one of my old lectures this book is a really nice overview of, well of the title.I think what is great about the book is how well Helena gets across her passion for the subject, and helps bring you through the dryness of the topic I m writing this review almost 6 years since I ve read the book so my memory isn t the sharpest, but it still stand to me when thinking about the interaction of my life s interaction with technology and the constant march of history.Probably not a summer s e [...]


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