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July 2022

Grundrisse: Notebooks 4 and 5

Sat, July 2 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until Sat, July 16, 2022

On-Line via Zoom, 388 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$60.00 – $90.00

“Forces of production and social relations - two different sides of the development of the social individual - appear to capital as mere means, and are merely means for it to produce on its limited foundation. In fact, however, they are the material conditions to blow this foundation sky-high...” —Karl Marx, The Grundrisse

In Grundrisse Marx arguably bridges his early writings on philosophy and Hegel, and the writing and revisions of Capital that dominated much of the rest of his life. We are continuing careful, page by page reading of the text with a view to understanding the concepts that evolve within it. These next sessions will focus on Notebooks Four and Five. We will complete our reading of the entire Grundrisse during the fall of 2022.

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Hegel for Radicals: Part 1—History

Sun, July 3 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30 PM on Sunday, repeating until Sun, July 10, 2022

On-Line via Zoom, 388 Atlantic Avenue, 2nd floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
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$40.00 – $70.00

It has often been said that that Marx turned Hegel on his head.  In this series we will explore the meaning of that phrase and its implications for those of us who are confronting problems of a world on fire.  The problems we face today in this epoch of the decay of capitalism, imperialism, war, a global pandemic, economic crisis, the return of fascism, climate change are unprecedented. 

We will begin by introducing the very idea of History, a unique contribution of Hegel to our understanding of the world.  We will read some key writings of Hegel from the Philosophy of History and the Phenomenology of Spirit and explain their significance for our time. 

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Six Month Pass through November 30, 2022

Mon, July 4 @ 2:30 PM - 11:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 2:30 PM on Monday, repeating until Sun, July 17, 2022

$75.00 – $250.00

We are now offering a six month pass for the prices of the previous 4 month passes. If you are paying for yourself and any additional person, you are now able to have two people attend all events, classes or film showings (post-pandemic) that The MEP offers.

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NEW! Year-long (12 months) Pass : Now through May 15 of 2023

Sat, July 16 @ 8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day 16 of the month, repeating until Mon, May 15, 2023

$85.00 – $375.00

12 Month Pass — good through May 15, 2023. Single person at sliding scale. Each additional person with same-time purchase for $85 for the same year—adding as many people as you would like is allowed and encouraged.

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