Reason in Revolt: Dialectical Philosophy and Modern Science. by Alan Woods, Ted Grant

By Alan Woods, Ted Grant

Cause in rebel extra develops the idea of Dialectical Materialism, utilizing an important medical discoveries of the twentieth century as a device. First uncovered by way of Marx and Engels, Dialectical Materialism is a finished method explaining the solidarity of the legislation that govern nature, technological know-how and society, from evolution to chaos conception, nuclear physics to early life improvement. First released in 1995 to coincide with Engel's centenary, cause in rebellion has had a superb luck all over the world. it's been released in Spanish, Italian, Greek, Turkish, Urdu, and is now being translated into German and Flemish. The Spanish variation lately went into its moment version. to this point, not anyone has came upon critical fault with the technology of the e-book. and each new discovery of technological know-how serves to verify the assertion of Engels, that "in the final research, Nature works dialectically."

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We all believe we know how to distinguish right from wrong, good from bad. These are, however, very complicated issues which have occupied the attention of the greatest minds in history. ” But what is this mysterious human nature which is seen as the source of all our ills and is alleged to be eternally unchangeable? This is a profoundly philosophical question, to which not many would venture a reply, unless they were of a religious cast of mind, in which case they would say that God, in His wisdom, made us like that.

The Hebrew book of Genesis has familiarized us with much older traditions of the pristine condition of Sumer — a “chaos” in which the boundaries between water and dry land were still fluid. An essential incident in “The Creation” is the separation of these elements. Yet it was no god, but the proto-Sumerians themselves who created the land; they dug channels to water the fields and drain the marsh; they built dykes and mounded platforms to protect men and cattle from the waters and raise them above the flood; they made the first clearings in the reed brakes and explored the channels between them.

Recently, theoretical physicist Paul Davies was awarded £650,000 by the Templeton Prize for Progress in Religion, for showing “extraordinary originality” in advancing humankind’s understanding of God or spirituality. Previous winners include Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Mother Teresa, evangelist Billy Graham, and the Watergate burglar-turned-preacher Charles Colson. ” 5 Despite Davies’ ifs and buts, it is clear that he represents a definite trend, which is attempting to inject mysticism and religion into science.

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