Property and Power: Towards a Non-Marxian Historical Materialism

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027715951
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/31/1983
  • Series: Theory and Decision Library Series , #27
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1983
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 408

Table of Contents

I: On the Necessity of Socialism.- A. The Marxian Method.- 1. The Marxian Methodology — An Outline of the Idealizational Interpretation.- 2. To Surpass Marx with the Aid of His Methodology.- B. The Marxian Ambiguity. A Proposal for a Non-Marxian Theory of Socio-Economic Formation.- 3. The Ambiguity of Marxian Historical Materialism.- 4. The Marxian Ambiguity: An Attempt at a Solution. A Non-Marxian Theory of Socio-Economic Formation (Model I).- 5. The Peculiarity of Slavery: The Development through Luxury (Model II).- 6. The Peculiarity of Feudalism: The Double Cycle (Models III–IV).- 7. The Peculiarity of Capitalism: An Attempt to Pose the Problem.- C. The Limitations of Marx’s Discoveries. The Generalization of Historical Materialism.- 8. The Basic Limitation of Marxian Historical Materialism.- 9. An Attempt at a Marxist Theory of Power.- 10. Generalized Historical Materialism: Some Main Notions.- D. The Fundamental Mistake of Marx and the Theory of Socialist Evolution.- 11. Preamble.- 12. The People’s Struggle and the Supra-Class Struggle. The Role of the Political Momentum in the Motion of Socio-Economic Formation (Model IP).- 13. The Peculiarity of Capitalism: The Necessity for the Disappearance of the Working Class Struggle Leads to Socialism (Model VP).- 14. Conclusion. The Problem of Part II.- II: On the Necessity of Socialism in Russia. Towards the Materialist Reinterpretation of the Marxist Image of Russia’s History.- 15. Introduction. Socialism in Russia: Modern Dogmas.- 16. The Totalitarian Anomaly: The Breakdown of the Double Cycle in Russian Feudalism (13th–16th Centuries).- 17. Property and Power in Russian Feudalism.- 18. Tsarist Russia Was the Best Developed Capitalist Country.- 19. The February Revolution Was a Totalitarian Revolution.- 20. Totalitarian Society in Russia: March-October 1917.- 21. The October Revolution Was Not a Social Revolution at All. It Was instead the Result of Anti-Totalitarian People’s Movements.- 22. Conclusion: The Myth of the Communists.- References.- Index of Authors Cited.

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