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The Communist Postscript
by Boris Groys and Thomas Ford


Overview - Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of establishing a rational state ruled through the power of language. In this radical and disturbing account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism shares that dream and is best understood as an attempt to replace financial with linguistic bonds as the cement uniting society. The transformative power of language, the medium of equality, is the key to any new communist revolution.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781844674305
  • ISBN-10: 1844674304
  • Publisher: Verso
  • Publish Date: February 2010
  • Page Count: 127
  • Dimensions: 6.32 x 4.58 x 0.67 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.39 pounds

Series: Pocket Communism

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