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Against the Spiritual Turn: Marxism, Realism, and Critical by Sean Creaven

By Sean Creaven

The argument awarded during this ebook is that the new ‘spiritual’ trajectory of Roy Bhaskar’s paintings, upon which he first embarked with the e-book of his From East to West, undermines the basic achievements of his past paintings. the matter with Bhaskar’s new philosophical process (Transcendental Dialectical serious Realism or just Meta-Reality), from the critical-realist Marxist viewpoint counseled right here, is that it marks either a departure from and a negation of the sooner matters of Bhaskar to improve a realist philosophy of technological know-how and under-labour for an emancipatory materialist socio-historical technology. The end-result is a meta-philosophy that is irrealist, speculative, under-theorized, internally self-contradictory, and which can't offer philosophical assistance to liberatory social practices. against theist ontological logics extra regularly (including the far more rational theism awarded by means of Margaret Archer, Andrew Collier and Doug Porpora), the argument of this ebook is that the earth-bound materialist dialectics of the classical Marxist culture, and the naturalistic humanism those dialectics under-labour at the terrain of socio-historical being, provide a way more promising future of serious realist thought and for liberatory politics and ethics.

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