The "One Divides into Two" Controversy (一分为二)


Philosopher Ai Siqi (1910 - 1966)

Zhou Yang, "The fighting task confronting workers in philosophy and the social sciences," October 26, 1963.

Ai Hengwu and Lin Qingshan, "'Dividing one into two' and 'Combining two into one' --Some realization gained in the study of Chairman Mao's thought in materialistic dialectics," Guangming Ribao, May 29, 1964.

艾恒武 林青山, " '一分为二与"合二而一' 学习毛主席唯物辩证法思想的体会," 《光明日报》, 一九六四年五月二十九日

Pan Xiaoyuan, "'Dividing one into two' and 'Combining two into one' are two inseperable aspects of the law of contradiction," Guangming Ribao, June 19, 1964.

Wang Zhong and Guo Peiheng, "Discussing the Question of 'Combination of Two into One' with Comrade Yang Xianzhen, Renmin Ribao, July 17, 1964.

Jin Ran,"Revolutionary Dialectics or Reconciliation of Contradictions?" Xin Jianshe, No. 7, July 20, 1964.

Pan Xiaoyuan, "The Law of Contradiction Should be a Dialectical Unity of 'Dividing One into Two' and 'Uniting Two into One'," Xin Jianshe, No. 7, July 20, 1964.

Yao Wenyuan, "On Mr. Zhou Gucheng's view of contradiction," Renmin Ribao, July 22, 1964.

Qi Zhenhai, "Whatever the thing, it is always a case of dividing one into two and not combining two into one," Renmin Ribao, August 5, 1964.

Xiao Shu,"The Anti-dialectical substance of 'combining two into one' Theory," Renmin Ribao, August 14, 1964.

Zhang Enzi, "Revolutionary dialectics or reconciliation of contradiction?" Renmin Ribao, August 14, 1964.

"A Brief Introduction to the Discussions on the Question of 'Dividing one into two' and 'Uniting two into one'," Nanfan Ribao, August 26, 1964.

Shao Huaze,"Study and Apply Revolutionary Dialectics Through the Present Polemic in Philosophy," Zhongguo Qingnian, September 1,1964.

"A New Polemic on the Philosophical Front," Beijing Review, September 11, 1964.

"A New Polemic on the Philosophical Front," (Chinese).

Sai Fuding and others, " Persist in the class origin of Marxist philosophy, oppose the theory of class reconciliation," Renmin Ribao, September 20, 1964.

Xie Fangqun and Xu Gengsheng, "Why Does Comrade Yang Xianzhen Oppose Having Theory Serve Politics?" Renmin Ribao, November 9, 1964.

Li Wenbo, "Comments on Comrade Yang Xianzhen's Fallacious Theory of the Economic Base and its Superstructure," Renmin Ribao, November 9, 1964.

Gao Dasheng and Feng Youzhang , "Refute the 'Combine two into one' theory over the contradiction between redness and proficiency," Beijing Ribao, November 15, 1964.

Wang Shengtang, "Dividing One into Two is the Ideological Weapon for Revolutionizing Production." Hongqi, December 22, 1964.

Zhang Zicheng, "'Combining two into one' means no revolution," Hongqi, December 22, 1964.

Huang Xueshi, "The reactionary nature of the theory of 'Combining two into one' as seen from class struggle in the countryside," Hongqi, December 22, 1964.

Cheng Xin, "Exposed Comrade Yang Xianzhen's Substitution of Metaphysical Mechanical Theory for Dialectical Materialism," Guangming Ribao, December 25, 1964.

Miao Longjiang, "We workers are firmly opposed to the 'class cooperation' theory," Hongqi, January 6, 1965

Han Xinliang, "To look for the gap or the 'point in common'," Hongqi, January 11, 1965.

Rao Jinghuang, "Persist in 'One divides into two,' oppose 'Two combine into one'," Nanfan Ribao, January 11, 1965.

Li Yushuo, "Refuting Yao Boma's Theory of 'Complete Unity' of Redness and Proficiency," Wen Huibao, January 19, 1965.

Chen Liubao, "Opposing Ideologies cannot 'Combine Two into One'," Dagong Bao, January 24, 1965.

Wang Qingfang, "Continual Progress is Possible Only by Dividing One into Two," Dagong Bao, January 24, 1965.

Notes from a Forum of Old Workers of Beiyang Cotton Mills, "Smash Yang Xianzhen's Erroneous Theory that Opposes Socialism," Dagong Bao, January 24, 1965.

Shen Suzhuan, "The Development of Things is a Process of One Dividing into Two," Dagong Bao, January 24, 1965.

Sha Ying, "A Brief Discussion of Three 'Cardinal Principles' of Comrade Yang Xianzhen's Philosophy," Guangming Ribao, February 6, 1965.

Dong Zijian and others, "Comrade Yang Xianzhen's 'Theory of Balanced Development' is a Reprint of Bukharin's 'Theory of Equal Development',"Guangming Ribao, February 19, 1965

Lu Wen, "A refutation of Comrade Yang Xianzhen's absurd views which distort New Democracy to mean capitalism," Jingji Yanzhu, February 20, 1965.

Lu Yucun and Shen Guohui, "Refuting Comrade Yang Xianzhen's Fallacious Argument Against Revolutionary Activity," Wen Huibao, March 15, 1965

Ai Siqi, "Surreptitious Substitution of Theory of Reconciliation of Contradictions and Classes for Revolutionary Dialectics Must Not Be Permitted," Renmin Ribao, May 20, 1965.

Mao Zedong, "Talk On Questions Of Philosophy," August 18, 1964.

Mao Zedong, "Talk On Questions Of Philosophy,". August 18, 1964 (In Chinese)

Mao Zedong, "Talk on Sakata's Article," August 24,1964.

Mao Zedong, "Talk on Sakata's Article," August 24,1964 (Chinese).

Mao Zedong, "Speech at Hangzhou Conference," December, 1965.

Mao Zedong, "Speech at Hangzhou Conference," (Chinese)

red bullet Mao Zedong's Late Views on Synthesis

Shi Hongbing, "Thoroughly Reckon with Hou Wailu for his Crime of Advocating the Theory of 'Combining Two into One'," Guangming Ribao, March 31, 1967.

"Theory of 'Combine Two into One' is a Reactionary Philosophy for Restoring Capitalism," Beijing Review, April 23, 1971.

Xue Li, "The Theory of Two Points," Beijing Review, Jan. 14, 1972.

Three Major Struggles on China's Philosophical Front (1949-64), 1973.

Fan Ruoyu, "The Origin of the Criticism Against 'Two Combine into One'," Hongqi, Oct. 2, 1979.


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