Pre-Order Mckenzie Wark’s Molecular Red: Theory for the Anthropocene


The book’s Part 1 deals extensively with Bogdanov’s views on labor and nature.

Table of Contents below the fold.

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Alexander Bogdanov Panel at Historical Materialism (New York, April 27th, 2013)

UPDATE: The audio of the panel is found here.

Historical Materialism conference in New York will have a session on Alexander Bogdanov:

Saturday, April 27th – Session One (10am – 12pm):

MCKENZIE WARK – “And Worsening the Climate for Decades”: Bogdanov, Systems Theory, Critical Theory and Climate Change

EVGENI V PAVLOV – Bogdanovshchina: A Certain “Reactionary Philosophy” and the Birth of Dialectical Materialism

RESPONDENT: Elizabeth Kendall

CHAIR: Aaron Jaffe

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Alexander Bogdanov Library (Historical Materialism Series at Brill)

The Historical Materialism Book Series at Brill has initiated a project to publish ten volumes of English translations of the major theoretical and polemical works of the Russian Social-Democrat, Alexander Bogdanov (Alexander A. Malinovsky, 1873-1928). Continue reading