How To Read Karl Marx / Edition 1

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A brief, clear, and faithful exposition of Marx's major premises, with particular attention to historical context.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780853459743
  • Publisher: Monthly Review Press
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Edition description: New edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 194
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.45 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 7
Biographical Data 31
Author's Foreword 35
1 The Dream of the Whole Man 37
2 Creative Labor 50
3 Division of Labor and Alienation 55
4 The Fetish Character of the Commodity 67
5 Classes and the Class Struggle 74
6 Historical Materialism 89
7 Value and Surplus Value 100
8 Profit and Capital 111
9 The Problem of Increasing Misery 119
10 The Theory of Revolution 125
11 Dictatorship of the Proletariat, Socialism, Communism 132
12 Labor Movement and International 140
13 The Philosophy of Practice 148
14 Marxism Today 154
Marx's Method 159
Marx's Starting Point: Theses on Feuerbach 169
The Base-Superstructure Metaphor: from Preface to A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy 171
The Philosophy of History: from The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte 175
Notes 180
Index 187
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