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The centenary of Christopher Caudwell and the philosophical landscape of the century

Sheehan, Helena (2007) The centenary of Christopher Caudwell and the philosophical landscape of the century. In: Christopher Caudwell Centenary Conference, 20 October 2007, London, UK.

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Abstract

Christopher St John Sprigg (1907-1937), who wrote under the name of Christopher Caudwell, died fighting in the Spanish civil war. Although he earned his living as writer, his marxist theoretical works, written in his last years, only came to light after his death. They were original and brilliant studies of culture, science, politics, indeed the whole intellectual landscape of his time. This paper attempts to assess his intellectual legacy both in terms of his own times and ours.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Invited Talk)
Event Type:Conference
Refereed:No
Additional Information:This is a paper given at a symposium in London in 2007 to mark the centenary of Christopher Caudwell.
Uncontrolled Keywords:marxism; weltanschaaung; ideology; dualism; synthesis; science; culture; positivism; epistemology;
Subjects:Humanities > Philosophy
Humanities > History
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > School of Communications
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:4685
Deposited On:08 Jul 2009 09:50 by Helena Sheehan. Last Modified 08 Jul 2009 09:50

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