Ideas of Antonio Gramsci, by Theme

[Italian, 1891 - 1937, Born in Sardinia. Spent many years in prison. Died in Rome.]

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25. Society / B. The State / 1. Purpose of a State
The state should produce higher civilisations for all, in tune with the economic apparatus
25. Society / B. The State / 2. State Legitimacy / e. General will
Eventually political parties lose touch with the class they represent, which is dangerous
25. Society / B. The State / 5. Leaders / a. Autocracy
Caesarism emerges when two forces in society are paralysed in conflict
25. Society / B. The State / 5. Leaders / c. Despotism
Totalitarian parties cut their members off from other cultural organisations
25. Society / B. The State / 6. Government / a. Government
What is the function of a parliament? Does it even constitute a part of the State structure?
25. Society / C. Social Justice / 4. Social Equality / b. Political equality
Perfect political equality requires economic equality
25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 6. Liberalism
Liberalism's weakness is its powerful rigid bureaucracy