Leon Trotsky

On Dewey’s Philosophy

(August 1940)

Written: 17 August 1940.
First Published: Fourth International, Vol.1 No.5, October 1940, p.127.
Transcription/HTML Markup: David Walters.
Copyleft: Leon Trotsky Internet Archive (www.marxists.org) 2002. Permission is granted to copy and/or distribute this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License.

Transcriber’s comments:
This letter is a part of a series of letters published in this issue of Fourth International
under the heading of Trotsky’s Last Letters,
D.W., 2002.

August 16, 1940

Dear Gerland:

I completely agree with your idea about the necessity of giving a Marxist criticism of Dewey’s philosophy and I believe it is your direct duty to do this job.

With best wishes and warmest greetings,

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