Notes, audio, video
July 24, 2020 Evald Ilyenkov and the development of Marxist thought
presentation by Alexander Surmava
July 10, 2020 Ilyenkov’s Dialectics of the Ideal and Engels’ Dialectics of Nature presentation by Rogney Piedra Arencibia
June 26, 2020 Mikhail Epstein, Professor of Cultural Theory and Russian Literature, Emory University Atlanta on Theories in Practice: How the Humanities Can Change the World based on his book The Transformative Humanities: A Manifesto (Bloomsbury, 2012)
Presentation video + chat + Powerpoint
May 29, 2020 On the social function of Soviet creative Hegelianism
Introduced by Olga Ivashchuk, Doctor of Philosophy, School of Public Policy, RANEPA, Moscow: Video of presentation & discussion
May 14, 2020 The ‘Ideal’ Match: On the Reality of Thinking
Introduced by Siyaves Azeri, associate professor of philosophy, visiting researcher, University of Lorraine, Archives Henri Poincare, Nancy, France
Video of presentation & discussion
March 4, 2020 International Friends of Ilyenkov discussion of Žižek’s critique of Ilyenkov and “Western Marxism” in Sex & the Failed Absolute (audio) introduced by Kyrill Potapov discussing his notes: Who failed? Failed who? Žižek’s critique of Ilyenkov.
September 25, 2019 Penny Cole’s response to the July webinar, on the union of the logical and historical, is the basis for this day’s discussion.
July 10, 2019 Notes of the continuing discussion around Giannis’ paper Understanding and Reason as moments of the dialectical process of thought.
May 15, 2019 Notes of a continuing discussion on Keti Chukrov’s presentation and Ilyenkov’s Mystery of the Black Box.
October 24, 2018 Notes of discussion on Chapter 4 of Ilyenkov’s The Dialectics of the Abstract and Concrete in Marx’s Capital
July 30, 2018 Notes of discussion on Chapter 3 of Ilyenkov’s The Dialectics of the Abstract and Concrete in Marx’s Capital
July 9, 2018 Notes of discussion The state in capitalist society and its role
May 29, 2018 Notes of discussion on Contradictions within the Ideal
June 28, 2016 Marcelo J. S. Silva’s Powerpoint presentation : The concept as reflex of objective reality in thought
June 6, 2016 Paul Feldman’s notes on The Dialectics of the Abstract and the Concrete in Marx’s Capital: Chapter 2 – The Unity of the Abstract & the Concrete as a Law of Thought
May 24, 2016 Monica Lemos’ paper (pdf) : COLLABORATIVE AGENCY IN EDUCATIONAL MANAGEMENT:CONSTRUCTING A JOINT OBJECT FOR SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY TRANSFORMATION
December 7, 2015 Corinna Lotz’s notes. on : The Concrete and the dialectics of the Universal and the Individual
July 6th, 2015 Corinna Lotz’s notes
April 14, 2015 Heli Kaatrakoski’s notes : The definition of the concrete in Marx