Lukács and Sexual Humanism

@article{Floyd2006LukcsAS,
  title={Luk{\'a}cs and Sexual Humanism},
  author={K. Floyd},
  journal={Rethinking Marxism},
  year={2006},
  volume={18},
  pages={397 - 403}
}
  • K. Floyd
  • Published 2006
  • Philosophy
  • Rethinking Marxism
Georg Lukács's History and Class Consciousness and Karl Marx's 1844 Manuscripts are founding documents of the discourse of Marxist humanism. This essay scrutinizes Lukács's definition of the human from a queer perspective which, I argue, is consistent with the Manuscripts in terms of its definition of the human. While for queer politics a contextualized emphasis on the social and political legitimacy of the body's sexual objectification is basic, Lukács uncritically recapitulates Kantian… Expand
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