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Ideals  (1962)  djvu 120 kb
The Question of the Identity of Thought and Being in Pre-Marxist Philosophy  (1964)  djvu 650 kb
From the Marxist-Leninist Point of View  (1967)
Mind and Brain (An Answer to D.I. Dubrovskii)  (1968)  djvu 350 kb
Tre secoli di immortalità  (1977)
Brief des Philosophen Iljenkow an das ZK der KPdSU  (2006)  pdf 170 kb
Guānniàn dōngxī. In: Sūlián zhéxué zīliào xuǎnjí, dì shíèr jí
(1964, in Chinese: The ideal, Philosophical Encyclopaedia, vol. 2)
 djvu 940 kb
Mǎkèsī Zīběnlùn zhōng chōuxiàng hé jùtǐ de biànzhèngfǎ
(1993, in Chinese: The Dialectics of the Abstract and the Concrete in Marx’s Capital)
  djvu 3,4 mb


Dialectics of the Ideal  [pdf 1 mb]
Dialectical Logic  [pdf 860 kb]
The Ideal in Human Activity. A Selection of Essays  [pdf 1,6 mb]
School must learn to think  [pdf 380 kb]
Psychology  [pdf 95 kb]

Dialectics of the Abstract and Concrete
The Concept of the Ideal
Activity and Knowledge
Leninist Dialectics and Metaphysics of Positivism
The Universal
The Problem of Contradiction in Logic [fragment]
Humanism and Science

Τεχνοκρατία και ανθρώπινα ιδεώδη στο σοσιαλισμό (Για τα είδωλα και τα ιδεώδη)
Διαλεκτική λογική
Η διαλεκτική του Λένιν και η μεταφυσική του θετικισμού

A Dialética do Ideal
Humanismo e Ciência
O Universal
Atividade e Conhecimento
O Conceito de Ideal
Materialismo Militante – Meios Dialéticos
O Problema da Contradição na Lógica
O Problema do Ideal na Filosofia
Hegel e a “Alienação”
Desarrollo Teórico y Contradicción
Três Séculos de Imortalidade

La dialéctica de lo Ideal
Tres siglos de inmortalidad
Marx y el mundo occidental
El ideal
De idolos e ideales
Hegel y la “enajenacion”
La dialéctica antigua como forma de pensamiento
Para relatar sobre N.P. Dubinin
El problema de la contradicción en la lógica


Studies in East European Thought. Volume 57, September 2005.
Special issue: The Philosophy of Evald Ilyenkov (edited by Vesa Oittinen)

Alex Levant – E.V. Ilyenkov and Creative Soviet Theory: An Introduction to Dialectics of the Ideal
Alex Levant – Review of E.V. Ilyenkov, “The Ideal in Human Activity” (Marxist Internet Archive Publications, Pacifica CA, 2009)

Claude M.J. Braun, On Trends in the Status of Dialectical Logic: A Brief Study of Lefebvre, Ilyenkov and Wald

Encyclopedia of Marxism: Glossary of People: Ilyenkov

Sergey Mareev – A philosopher under suspicion

Alexei Tsvetkov – The Last Soviet Marxist

David Bakhurst – Consciousness and Revolution in Soviet Philosophy. From the Bolsheviks to Evald Ilyenkov.
New York, etc.: Cambridge University Press, 1991

Susan Welsh – E. Ilyenkov and the Deaf-Blind Children: Soviet Psychologists Show Pavlov the Door

Corinna Lotz, Paul Feldman, Penny Cole & Gerry Gold – Contradictions within the Ideal, mediation and transformation in global capitalist society
Corinna Lotz & Penny Cole – Spinoza, Ilyenkov and Western Marxism: meeting the challenges of the global crisis
[See also the article in Russian translation]

Peter Jones – Symbols, tools, and ideality in Ilyenkov
Peter Jones – Ideality, symbols, and the mind (response to David Bakhurst)

James Scanlan – Ilyenkov (Biographical Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Philosophers)
David Bakhurst – Il’enkov Eval’d Vasil’evich (Concise Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy)

The new books

Evald Ilyenkov and Creative Soviet Marxism

Edited by Alex Levant & Vesa Oittinen
Leiden: Brill, 2013. 222 p.
ISBN 978-90-04-23097-2

The “Activity Approach” in Late Soviet Philosophy

Edited by Andrey Maidansky & Vesa Oittinen
Leiden: Brill, 2015. 204 p.
ISBN 978-90-04-27313-9

Forthcoming in Brill:
Ilyenkov, Evald. Intelligent Materialism: Essays on Hegel and Dialectics, edited, translated and with an Introduction by Evgeni V. Pavlov