[New Entry by James Martin on January 13, 2023.]
Antonio Gramsci (1891 – 1937) has been enormously influential as a Marxist theorist of cultural and political domination in “developed” capitalism. However, his career was that of a radical journalist and revolutionary organizer, not a professional philosopher. Gramsci was a socialist activist, cultural commentator and, later, communist party leader in Italy. Most of his writings are concerned with assessing the immediate political situation and, particularly, the prospects for revolution in interwar Italy….
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