Karl Polanyi: An Intellectual Biography

Karl Polanyi An Intellectual Biography Karl Polanyi a Hungarian born thinker is renowned for his seminal text The Great Transformation and his writings on political economy This is the first work to offer a collection of Pol

  • Title: Karl Polanyi: An Intellectual Biography
  • Author: Gareth Dale
  • ISBN: 9780231176088
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Karl Polanyi 1886 1964 , a Hungarian born thinker, is renowned for his seminal text, The Great Transformation, and his writings on political economy This is the first work to offer a collection of Polanyi s texts never before published in English.The book presents articles, papers, lectures, speeches, notes, and draft manuscripts, mostly written between 1907 and 1923,Karl Polanyi 1886 1964 , a Hungarian born thinker, is renowned for his seminal text, The Great Transformation, and his writings on political economy This is the first work to offer a collection of Polanyi s texts never before published in English.The book presents articles, papers, lectures, speeches, notes, and draft manuscripts, mostly written between 1907 and 1923, with the exception of a few later texts Organized thematically around religion, ethics, ideology, world politics, and Hungarian politics, the topics include contemporary thinkers, the Galilei Circle an influential youth organization , the Tisza government, the Aster and the Bolshevik Revolutions, the Councils Republic, the Radical Citizens Party, Hungarian democracy, the national question, political conviction, fatalism, British socialism, political theory and violence, and Each section includes a discussion of the political and intellectual contexts in which the texts were written Karl Polanyi The Hungarian Writings is an outstanding and essential resource that brings to light for the first time the works of a key thinker who is relevant to today s study of globalization, neoliberalism, social movements, and international social policy.

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    1. A wonderful examination of an intellectual whose work is little know outside of academe. Not merely some far left icon, Polanyi's work reveals to us the subtle ways progressivism as well as neoliberalism augmented our 20th century ideology

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