dialectical materialism

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the materialistic philosophy of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels

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To prove that the material reality of colonial oppression creates and maintains psychological complexes, Fanon illuminates the ways in which a detailed study of colonialism imbricates two critical approaches that are generally perceived as theoretically opposed: dialectical materialism and psychoanalysis.
However, it was only after the 1950s that Marxist dialectical materialism and historical materialism were fully inculcated into the soul of archaeology.
As to dialectical materialism, Professor Bidzina Savaneli in our final article describes a dialectics between human rights in national and international law and between positivism and natural law in the second article.
For a while, I lived in dread that I would be called upon to explain Dialectical Materialism.
While Alan Paton articulates the Marxian exegesis of the theory of economic determinism and dialectical materialism, he opts for liberalism as a solution to the South African crisis.
There are different views regarding the nature of Marx's materialism and its dialectical aspects, but these issues need not be pursued here, since there was no indication that Li was influenced by Hegel's theory or any doctrine of dialectical materialism.
Yet Einstein could also be biting about competing political ideologies, as when he penned a poem on "The Wisdom of Dialectical Materialism, 1952":
Marxism is often referred to as a dialectical materialism.
Zinn's interest is real people, not dialectical materialism.
Dialectical materialism was deeply influenced by Darwinism.
He also praises dialectical materialism, which is scarcely a hot topic in the bars and discos.
Mohler said on Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor, "Well, I would have to say as a Christian that I believe any belief system, any worldview, whether it's Zen Buddhism or Hinduism or dialectical materialism, for that matter, Marxism, that keeps persons captive and keeps them from coming to faith in Lord Jesus Christ, yes, is a demonstration of satanic power.
But in the more relaxed atmosphere of the last decade, the church has enjoyed unprecedented growth; the fruit, I believe, of its faithfulness to the Gospel through the most difficult of times, and also of the thirst of Cubans for something more satisfying than dialectical materialism to sustain them spiritually.
Ganeri rightly comments that the most influential theorizations of the genre have been anchored to the dialectical materialism of Lukacs and his followers.
Pope John Paul II required only a decade to demonstrate how much more powerful is faith in God than the banalities of dialectical materialism.