Author: Evald V. Ilyenkov
Evald Vassilievich Ilyenkov (18 February 1924 - 21 March 1979) was a Marxist author and Soviet philosopher who did original work on the materialist development of Hegel's dialectics. His works include Dialectical Logic (1977), Leninist Dialectics and the Metaphysics of Positivism (1982) and The Dialectics of the Abstract and Concrete in Marx's Capital (Russian, 1960; English trans. 1982). Ilyenkov committed suicide in 1979.