Veliki oktober in veseli december. O nekaterih vprašanjih oktobrske revolucije in revolucije sploh

Dean Komel
2018 Studia Historica Slovenica  
Category: 1.01 Original scientific paper Language: Original in Slovenian (Abstract in Slovenian and English, Summary in English) Key words: the October revolution, ideology, philosophy, imperialism, society Abstract: The article discusses the October Revolution as a key event of the 20th century, which as such, however, confronts us with the question of revolution in general. Revolution should not be understood purely as a specific social phenomenon, but in the context of the totalization of
more » ... ial subjectivity, which can also take on a totalitarian form. Within this, a new reflective horizon opens regarding totalitarian ideology as a tool and a weapon in the function of social power. Finally, we are confronted with the philosophical question, what is happening—not only because of the millions of victims of revolutionary terror, but also because of the nihilistic expansion of social subjectivity—with the essential meaning of humanity and individual existence.
doi:10.32874/shs.2018-27 fatcat:gmydkfptqnb6bhnwgsxhjvte6u