By Nick Knight

Li Da (1890–1966) was once considered one of China’s most vital Marxist intellectuals and a founding member of the chinese language Communist celebration. He performed a massive function within the creation of Marxist philosophy and thought to China and in its dissemination between chinese language revolutionaries. His works are actually seemed in China as classics of Marxist philosophy, and he's numbered one of the ten so much influential chinese language intellectuals of this century. but, nearly not anything has been written approximately Li Da in English. during this seminal examine, Knight analyzes Li Da’s contribution to the flowering of Marxist philosophy and concept in China, analyzing Li’s writings and putting them within the context of the Marxist culture. Knight additionally explores Li Da’s philosophical dating with Mao Zedong, who was once seriously inspired by means of Li’s works. in the course of the lens of Li’s existence and inspiration, this e-book presents a close review of the advent and dissemination of Marxist philosophy and social thought in China.

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