Australian Left Review

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Lukacs ~ History & Consciousness


Winton Higgins


A list of the best-known contributors to marxist theory would surely have to include George Lukacs’ name in a prominent position. Yet his contribution remains shadowy and paradoxical, due not only to the fact that it spans over five decades and incorporates many shifts of fortune and party lines, but also to the fact that it spans many disciplines - philosophy, aesthetics, sociology and politics.