This book examines Marxism and the activities of European and Latin American communist parties in the broad context of contemporary Western politics. It addresses important philosophical and moral questions deriving from the clash of Western and Marxist values.
1. Marxism in the Contemporary West 2. Marxism in Latin America 3. The Four Faces of Eurocommunism 4. The PCI, Leninism, and Democratic Politics in Italy 5. Ideology and Organization in the Spanish Communist Party 6. "Les Nouveaux Philosophes" and Marxism 7. Freedom, Marxism, and Modern Man: Solzhenitsyn's Moral Critique