French Marxism between the wars : Henri Lefebvre and the "Philosophies"

@inproceedings{Burkhard2001FrenchMB,
  title={French Marxism between the wars : Henri Lefebvre and the "Philosophies"},
  author={Fred Bud Burkhard and Henri Lef{\`e}bvre},
  year={2001}
}
After the First World War, stunned European intellectuals confronted a devastating cultural void as all their previous ideals and certainties had been demolished in the mechanised carnage of trench warfare. One small group of Parisian intellectuals, the 'Philosophies', elegantly voiced their generation's anguish and for a while were expected to discover the philosophical solutions that had eluded all others. The Philosophies - founded in 1924 and including Henri Lefebvre, Georges Friedmann… CONTINUE READING