Hegel Marx

The dialectic in the service of revolution

Ann Robertson — The dialectic is a powerful weapon for revolutionary socialists who seek to understand our surrounding world for the purpose of changing it.

Hegel and Marx

How Hegelian was Marx? A contribution to the history of Marx and Young Hegelianism

Jason Devine — Reading what Lenin wrote about Marx can really only tell us what the former thought about the latter. It is best to refer back to actual sources. In this way we can see that the idea Marx was a Hegelian idealist is pure myth.

The dialectics of the historical and logical in Hegel and Marx

By Jason Devine May 29, 2020 
— Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal  This essay is an exploration of Marx’s dialectical logic, in particular the question of the relationship between the historical and logical. This little-discussed aspect, like much else in Marx, is rooted in Hegel. But just as a tree cannot be reduced to its roots, so Marx’s view of the historical and the logical cannot be reduced to that of Hegel’s. There is a qualitative break between the two, and the logic of both does not coincide. A proper comprehension of them requires that they be grasped in their mutual exclusivity and interconnection. The essence of the following study concerns the question of scientific cognition as pioneered by Hegel and further developed by Marx.