Marx and Alienation: Essays on Hegelian Themes

Marx and Alienation: Essays on Hegelian Themes

by Sean Sayers


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Marx and Alienation: Essays on Hegelian Themes by Sean Sayers

The concepts of alienation and its overcoming are central to Marx's thought. They underpin his critique of capitalism and his vision of future society. Marx's ideas are explained in rigorous and clear terms. They are situated in the context of the Hegelian ideas that inspired them and put into dialogue with contemporary debates.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781137379856
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 07/12/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 195
Product dimensions: 13.20(w) x 8.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Sean Sayers is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Kent, UK.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements A Note on the Term 'Alienation' Introduction The Concept of Alienation: Hegelian Themes in Modern Social Thought Creative Activity and Alienation in Hegel and Marx The Concept of Labour The Individual and Society Freedom and the "Realm of Necessity'' Alienation as a Critical Concept Private Property and Communism The Division of Labour and its Overcoming Marx's Conception of Communism Appendix: The "Uplifting Influence" of Work and Industry Bibliography Index

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