Hegel, Marx and Huey P. Newton on the Underclass

Social Philosophy Today 38:99-111 (2022)
  Copy   BIBTEX

Abstract

This article is a discussion of the rabble in the context of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right. The article will progress as follows: First, I present how Hegel discusses the formation of a rabble and consider Michael Allen’s and James Bohman’s arguments regarding the domination inherent in Hegel’s theory. Next, I critique Joel Anderson’s “Hegelian” solution to the problem of the rabble. Finally, I show that the rabble are precisely the “class” that Marx needs to bring about change in the organization of society. Interestingly, there is a surprising similarity between Hegel’s discussion of the rabble and justified disobedience and the Marxism of Huey P. Newton.

Links

PhilArchive



    Upload a copy of this work     Papers currently archived: 92,323

External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server

Through your library

Similar books and articles

A Tension in the Political Thought of Huey P. Newton.Joshua Anderson - 2012 - Journal of African American Studies 16 (2):249-267.
„Newton, Hegel, Marx a problém miery.".Igor Hanzel - 2003 - Organon F: Medzinárodný Časopis Pre Analytickú Filozofiu 10 (4):397-411.
Marx's discourse with Hegel.Norman Levine - 2012 - New York: Palgrave-Macmillan.
Hegel, Marx and the Cunning of Reason.G. H. R. Parkinson - 1989 - Philosophy 64 (249):287-302.
Huey Newton's Lessons for the Academic Left.Jim Vernon - 2021 - Theory, Culture and Society 38 (7-8):267-87.
Hegel & Marx: La Politique Et le Réel.Centre de Recherche Et de Documentation Sur Hegel Et Sur Marx - 1969 - Université de Poitiers, Publication de la Faculté des Lettres Et Science Humaines.
Hegel and Marx.Terry Pinkard - 2013 - In Roger Crisp (ed.), The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics. Oxford University Press.

Analytics

Added to PP
2022-07-08

Downloads
56 (#287,524)

6 months
24 (#118,556)

Historical graph of downloads
How can I increase my downloads?

Author's Profile

Joshua Anderson
Virginia State University

Citations of this work

No citations found.

Add more citations

References found in this work

No references found.

Add more references