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Richard Rubin of the Platypus Affiliated Society hosts a teach-in on Materialism and Philosophy in Athens, June 1, 2019.

Please note that the introduction is in Greek, but the lecture proceeds in English.

A teach-in on democracy hosted by Richard Rubin of the Platypus Affiliated Society in Athens, Greece on June 1, 2019.

Audio recording of the closing plenary discussion with Chris Cutrone and Richard Rubin at the 11th annual Platypus Affiliated Society international convention, hosted at SAIC on April 5, 2019.

On October 12, 2018, Platypus member Richard Rubin delivered a talk at New York University on what it means to be a Marxist in the 21st Century.

On August 11, 2018, Platypus members Jensen Suther, Richard Rubin, and Chris Cutrone, participated in a discussion of Marxism and philosophy and the stakes of this topic for Platypus at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. It was moderated by Teo Velissaris and Reid Kotlas.

Chris pre-published his prepared opening remarks for the event in the then-latest issue of the Platypus Review:

An essential chart of terms to consider:

The main background reading for our internal discussion is Karl Korsch's 1923 essay on "Marxism and philosophy."

The Platypus Review has published extensively on Marxism and philosophy, including several relevant articles by Chris C., and there are a couple of further essays by Korsch from circa 1923 that are useful for addressing this topic:

Further reading: