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The aspiring online encyclopaedia dedicated to providing a coherent platform about Marx.

Marxistpedia is a wiki project established in 2017 with the goal to provide accurate information about Marxism and to educate aspiring Marxists. We emphasize textual analysis on original works written by Marx & Engels, rather than texts written by 'Marxsits' which isn't to say we never use contemporary theorists—just that we are weary of misconstruction.

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Dialectical method is characterized by the prevalence of contradiction, something which formal logic usually tries to avoid. Contradicting ideas or aspects of things are juxtaposed and allowed to interact with each other, so that we develop a deeper sense of them. This may happen in various ways. Views may get abandoned and replaced with more sophisticated ones, or they may be revealed to actually be compatible with each other. Most interesting, however, is when we discover that the contradiction constitutes a gap inherent to the subject at hand. One that we cannot simply skip over, but that has to be integrated in the way we think about the subject. We may also find that two opposite concepts naturally necessitate each other, which is resolved by a move Hegel called sublation (more...)

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