dialectical materialism

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dialectical materialism

n.
The Marxian interpretation of reality that views matter as the sole subject of change and all change as the product of a constant conflict between opposites arising from the internal contradictions inherent in all events, ideas, and movements.

dialectical materialism

n
1. (Philosophy) the economic, political, and philosophical system of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that combines traditional materialism and Hegelian dialectic
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the economic, political, and philosophical system of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that combines traditional materialism and Hegelian dialectic
3. (Economics) the economic, political, and philosophical system of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels that combines traditional materialism and Hegelian dialectic
dialectical materialist n

dialec′tical mate′rialism


n.
the Marxian system of thought that combines philosophical materialism with the Hegelian dialectic and forms the theoretical basis for Communism.
[1925–30]

dialectical materialism

the combination of traditional materialism and Hegelian dialectic as espoused in the economic and political philosophies of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. — dialectical materialist.
See also: Communism
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Noun1.dialectical materialism - the materialistic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
physicalism, materialism - (philosophy) the philosophical theory that matter is the only reality
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materialismo dialettico
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We can see similarities here not to the rigid Diamat of "actually existing socialism" but with the work of the early Lukacs and the Frankfurt School.
O sea, el agente no se define dentro de un voluntarismo neoliberal, ya que este esta sujeto a las estructuras objetivas existentes; ni las estructuras son del tipo propuesto por el Diamat, es decir, la "Historia" o lo economico, ante lo cual el agente tiene que someterse.
En una segunda etapa, espaciado por sus crisis, Althusser formula la teoria del materialismo aleatorio, que rompe con las versiones doctrinales del Diamat sovietico, y canonicas del materialismo historico.
En contraposicion al Diamat, que es la denominacion que en la antigua Union Sovietica recibia el Materialismo Dialectico, el Materialismo Filosofico o Filomat--toma a la materia como una entidad dotada de algun tipo de unidad que, sin embargo, no niega la multiplicidad de elementos constituyentes de la misma.
In Part I, many of the sources of misunderstandings, misapplications, and mistranslations are taken up, where the usual suspects are criticized, for example Lenin, Stalin, and Mao (Chattopadhyay), Stalin and diamat (Anderson), or the liberal contingent (Carver).
The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) gives Holfeld's exclusive Diamat technology the thumbs up to key in house decontamination processes leading to the successful production of PET sheets with up to 50 percent recycled post consumer PET.
Blakely, 1969) y en particular, con el diamat del socialismo historico.
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Estas posiciones criticas y otras semejantes pasaron a constituir algunas de las principales corrientes del "marxismo occidental" (43), mientras que la concepcion de la dialectica dividida en una dialectica objetiva, que rige todos los procesos reales, y en una dialectica subjetiva de la conciencia, que es simplemente el reflejo de la dialectica real, quedo canonizada en el Diamat, en el "materialismo dialectico" instituido por Stalin como la concepcion oficial del marxismo.
Contra lo que pretende Engels y la tradicion dogmatica del Diamat, no hay una dialectica de la naturaleza per se--lo cual seria ademas una abstraccion, segun hemos visto-, sino una dialectica de la relacion del hombre con ella.
While certain Soviet-inspired Diamat accounts rendered communism as the inevitable synthesis of capitalism and socialism, Marx never used the dialectic in a determinative sense.
Todos siempre serian menores, cuando no vistos dentro del gran saco del pensamiento burgues, incapaces de llegar a las alturas de Marx, Lenin, el diamat y el histmat, o ser aplastados por la gran fuerza, la infalibilidad y el peso del pensamiento establecido.