Hegel, Marx and the Concept of Need

Hegel, Marx and the Concept of Need

by Ian Fraser
     
 

This text introduces the concept of need as viewed by Hegel and Marx, and places it within the context of modern need theories and theorists. The book works through key texts, including Hegel's Philosophy of Right and Marx's Capital, and discusses the theory in relation to Soviet Communism and social democracy.

Overview

This text introduces the concept of need as viewed by Hegel and Marx, and places it within the context of modern need theories and theorists. The book works through key texts, including Hegel's Philosophy of Right and Marx's Capital, and discusses the theory in relation to Soviet Communism and social democracy.

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Howard Williams
Fraser's clear style and the refreshing way he approaches issues will appeal to his audience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780748609475
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
Publication date:
12/16/1998
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Ian Fraser is Lecturer in Political Theory at the Nottingham Trent University

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