Dialectical Materialism

Dialectical materialism is a strand of Marxism, synthesizing Hegel's dialectics, which proposes that every economic order grows to a state of maximum efficiency, while simultaneously developing internal contradictions and weaknesses that contribute to its systemic decay. Philosophically, dialectical materialism — that Man originates History through active consciousness — was originated by Moses Hess, and developed by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. Moreover, Joseph Dietzgen developed the hypotheses of dialectical materialism independent of Marx, Engels, and Hess.

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Dialectical Materialism As A Heuristic in Biology and Elsewhere
... as Richard Lewontin and the late Stephen Jay Gould have employed dialectical materialism in their approach, playing a precautionary heuristic role in their work ... For example, from Lewontin's perspective, Dialectical materialism is not, and never has been, a programmatic method for solving particular physical problems ... Rather, a dialectical analysis provides an overview and a set of warning signs against particular forms of dogmatism and narrowness of thought ...
Georg Lukács' History and Class Consciousness (1923)
... Through dialectical materialism, the proletariat understands that what the individual bourgeois conceived as "laws" akin to the laws of nature, which may be only manipulated, as in Descartes's ... Furthermore, only dialectical materialism links together all specialized domains, which modern rationalism can only think as separate instead of as forming a ... expression of the revolutionary process itself", dialectical materialism, which is the only theory with an understanding of the totality of the historical ...
Joseph Dietzgen - Dialectical Materialism
... Probably Dietzgen's largest contribution to Marxist analysis was his philosophical theory of dialectical materialism, a method of understanding reality through the combination ... Dialectical materialism is also referenced in the Communist Manifesto when Marx states that "The history of all hitherto society is the history of class struggles ...
Philosophy In The Soviet Union - Philosophical and Political Struggles in The Soviet Union
... Further information Dialectical materialism and Marxist theory Dialectical materialism was first elaborated by Vladimir Lenin in Materialism and Empiriocriticism (1908 ... Wilhelm Ostwald, and Richard Avenarius (which were violently criticized in Materialism and Empiriocriticism) ... Stepanov thus wrote an article flatly titled "The Dialectical Understanding of Nature is the Mechanistic Understanding" ...

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