By Stefan Gandler
In Critical Marxism in Mexico, Stefan Gandler, coming from the culture of the Frankfurt institution, finds the contributions that Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría have made to common suggestion. whereas in recent years Latin the USA has taken its distance from international strength facilities, and reorganised its political and budget friendly family, in philosophy an identical tendency is only seen. This booklet is a contribution to the reorganisation of overseas philosophical dialogue, with serious thought because the aspect of departure.
Despite having studied in Europe, the place philosophical Eurocentrism continues to be virulent, Gandler opens his eyes to a different culture of modernity and provides an account at the existence and philosophy of Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez and Bolívar Echeverría, former senior facultu contributors on the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM).
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10–11. 12 In October 1935, Adolfo Sánchez Vázquez moved to Madrid to study at the Central University. Once in the capital, he joined some of the flourishing literary circles: there, for example, he would come to know Pablo Neruda and befriend José Herrera Petere. He frequently wrote for the literary section of Mundo Obrero, the pce daily, and is listed as responsible for two ephemeral periodicals: Línea, with a ‘political-intellectual’ orientation, edited in Madrid, with José Luis Cano, and Sur, edited in Malaga: with Enrique Rebolledo.
10. 18 Sánchez Vázquez 1985a, p. 11. The impediments to carrying out studies on this terrain also result, however, from the ‘traditional disdain of the Spanish workers’ movement and its parties for theory’: Ibid. the life and work of adolfo sánchez vázquez 19 At that time, the Spanish university was the arena of political battles. 22 The Spanish Civil War The Civil War began between 17 and 18 July 1936, with the uprising of the military units under General Franco against the Popular Front government of Azaña, elected on 16 February of the same year, and the spontaneous resistance of large sectors of the population against the coup attempt.
69. 20 Germani 1970, p. 359. Germani here quotes according to Jato 1953, p. 62. 21 Sánchez Vázquez 1985a, p. 11. 22 See, for example, regarding the death of the acting general secretary of the fue, Juan López, in the battles in the University City: ‘Héroes de la Juventud. Ha muerto el camarada Juan López de la Unión de Estudiantes’, in Ahora. Diario de la Juventud, Madrid, 2 April 1937, p. 5. 23 Líster 1966, p. 4. ‘The Second World War began in Spain’, wrote Bowers, at that time ambassador of the United States in Spain (Bowers 1955, p.