Marxist Writers: George Novack

 

George Novack - typical European-American face, glasses and the mouth of a well-practiced orator and someone with a sense of humour

George Novack Archive

1905-1992

“The elements of dialectical logic can be learned by anyone with a determination to study them.” Lecture IX


Biography

 

Works:

Passports to Utopia, November 1934 (writing as John Marshall)

Passports to Utopia II, December 1934 (writing as John Marshall)

Captive Science, January 1935 (book review, writing as John Marshall)

US Capitalism: National or International?, October 1935 (extended review article)

Marxism and the Intellectuals, December 1935

American Intellectuals and the Crisis, February/June 1936

The Function of the New Deal, April 1936

Homage to John Brown, January 1938

Marx and Engels on the Civil War, February 1938 (extended review article)

Pluperfect Plutocracy, March 1938 (book review)

Plebeian Caesar, April 1938 (book review)

History to Order, May 1938 (book review)

Call Out the Militia!, June 1938 (book review)

Review of Matthew Josephson’s The Politicos, August 1938 (extended review article)

Revolution, Black and White, May 1939 (book review)

The Struggle Against the Oil Octopus, July 1939

The Struggle for National Supremacy, 1789-1848, August 1939

Negro Slavery in North America, October 1939

The Colonial Plantation System, December 1939

Autopsy of the New Deal, May 1940

The Presidential Campaign, June 1940

Elements of Dialectical Materialism, August 1940 (writing as William F. Warde)

Roosevelt After the Battle of France, August 1940 (writing as William F. Warde)

Engels on Dialectics of Nature, December 1940 (writing as Wm. F. Warde)

American Imperialism Grasps Its Manifest Destiny, January 1941 (writing as W.F. Warde)

The War Deal’s Economics, March 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

The War Deal’s Economics, May 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

Roosevelt Fights on Two Fronts, July 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Right Of Revolution, August 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Aims of American Imperialism, October 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

Capitalist Frame-up: 1941 Model, December 1941 (writing as William F. Warde)

Introduction to the Logic Of Marxism, 1942 (book)

The Liberals and the War, February 1942 (writing as William F. Warde)

Roosevelt and the War Crisis, March 1942 (writing as William F. Warde)

From Revisionism to Social-Chauvinism: I. The Degradation of Sidney Hook, June 1942 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Roots of Inflation, December 1942 (writing as William F. Warde)

Roosevelt’s Financial Problems, January 1943 (writing as William F. Warde)

Ten Years of the New Deal, March 1943 (writing as William F. Warde)

Roosevelt’s “Hold the Line” Order, May 1943 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Roosevelt Regime in Crisis, August 1943 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Progress of Inflation, October 1943 (writing as William F. Warde)

Europe in the Sixth War Year, September 1944 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Big Three at Potsdam, September 1945 (writing as William F. Warde)

Economic Prospects in Postwar America, October 1945 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Big Five at London, November 1945 (writing as William F. Warde)

Revolutionary Policy in Western Europe, January 1946 (writing as William F. Warde)

Wallace and the War Makers, May 1947 (writing as William F. Warde)

A Suppressed Chapter in History of American Capitalism, January 1949 (writing as William F. Warde)

A Forgotten Fighter Against Plutocracy, February 1949 (writing as William F. Warde)

Destruction of Indian Communal Democracy, April 1949 (writing as William F. Warde)

Revolutionary Course of American Society, May 1949 (writing as William F. Warde)

Program of the Opposition, August 1949 (writing as William F. Warde)

Two Lessons of Reconstruction, May 1950 (writing as William F. Warde)

The Movement for American Independence, July 1950 (writing as William F. Warde)

Trotsky on the Role of the USA, July 1951 (writing as William F. Warde)

Understanding History, 1956-1968 (book)

The High and the Mighty, Winter 1957 (extended book review, writing as William F. Warde)

The Evolution of Randolph Bourne, Spring 1957 (book review, writing as William F. Warde)

The Rise and Fall of Progressivism, Summer 1957 (writing as William F. Warde)

“The Good Old Cause”, Winter 1958 (book review, writing as William F. Warde)

Revolution in West Africa, Winter 1958 (book review, writing as John Marshall)

For Political Ornithologists, Summer 1958 (book review, writing as W.F.W.)

Progress of World Socialism, Summer 1958 (writing as William F. Warde)

Progress of World Socialism – II, Summer 1958 (writing as William F. Warde)

Life on Other Planets, Spring 1959 (book review, writing as John Marshall)

Socialism and Humanism, Spring 1959 (writing as William F. Warde)

Socialism and Humanism – II, Summer 1959 (writing as William F. Warde)

Jefferson, Lincoln and Dewey, Summer 1959 (writing as William F. Warde)

Alienation, Fall 1959 (writing as William F. Warde)

John Dewey’s Theories of Education, Winter 1960 (writing as William F. Warde)

Where Nationalization Went Wrong, Winter 1960 (writing as John Marshall)

The Fate of Dewey’s Theories, Spring 1960 (writing as William F. Warde)

The World of C. Wright Mills, Summer 1960 (writing as William F. Warde)

Trotsky’s Views on Dialectical Materialism, Fall 1960 (writing as William F. Warde)

Mills and Marx, Winter 1961 (writing as William F. Warde)

The American Civil War: Its Place in History, Spring/Summer 1961 (writing as William F. Warde)

From Lenin to Khrushchev, Summer 1961 (writing as William F. Warde)

Who Will Change The World? The New left and the Views of C. Wright Mills, Summer 1961 (writing as William F. Warde)

American Philosophy and the Labor Movement, Spring 1962 (writing as William F. Warde)

Review of C. Wright Mills’ The Marxists, Summer 1962 (writing as William F. Warde)

Some Thoughts On The Emancipation Proclamation, Spring 1963 (writing as William F. Warde)

New Judgment on the Sino-Soviet Rift: Monthly Review and the Great Debate, Summer 1963 (writing as William F. Warde)

Documentary Studies: Sino-Soviet Rift, Summer 1963 (book review, writing as W.F.W.)

The Living Trotsky, Winter 1964 (book review, writing as William F. Warde)

Debate On Peace: CP and Its Critics, Spring 1964 (writing as William F. Warde)

Is Nature Dialectical?, Summer 1964 (writing as William F. Warde)

From Lenin to Castro: Importance of the Individual in History-Making, Winter 1965 (writing as William F. Warde)

American Sociology, March 1965 (extended book review, writing as William F. Warde)

Some Reflections On The Life and Death of Malcolm X, March 1965 (writing as William F. Warde)

Existentialism and Marxism, Spring 1965

Liberal Morality, July 1965

Buffalo Hunters, July 1966 (book review)

The Political Crisis in China, July 1966

Theories of History, May 1967

Malcolm X, Black Nationalism and Socialism, July 1967

Radical Intellectuals in the 1930s, September 1967

Third Parties in American Politics, May 1968

The Case of Leon Trotsky, July 1968

Positivism and Marxism in Sociology, July 1968

Can American Workers Make a Socialist Revolution?, November 1968

The Problem of Transitional Formations, November 1968

Empiricism and Its Evolution — A Marxist View, 1969

Sociology and Historical Materialism, September 1969


Further reading:

Summary of Dialectics, Lenin, 1914
The ABC of Dialectical Materialism, Trotsky, 1940



Last updated on 23 June 2009