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Karl Marx and the future of the human

Karl Marx and the future of the human

Author: Cyril Smith
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2005.
Series: Raya Dunayevskaya series in Marxism and humanism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"In Karl Marx and the Future of the Human, Cyril Smith explains that Marx, more than any other thinker, is misrepresented by what has become known as "Marxism." Among other things, Marxism has developed into a method for analyzing capitalism, a way of looking at history, and a way of theorizing about the role of the working class in a future society. Marx, however, speaks about a conception of human life that was  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Smith, Cyril, 1929-
Karl Marx and the future of the human.
Lanham, Md. : Lexington Books, ©2005
Named Person: Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx; Karl Marx
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cyril Smith
ISBN: 0739110268 9780739110263 0739110276 9780739110270
OCLC Number: 56825638
Description: xii, 231 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The prospects for socialism --
Marx versus historical materialism --
The Communist Manifesto after 150 years --
Marx's critical science --
Democracy and property in Athens --
Towards the modern state --
Hegel's contradictory summary of the tradition --
Karl Marx's critique of politics --
Marx, communism, and revolution --
Marx and human self-creation --
Marx and the fourfold vision of William Blake.
Series Title: Raya Dunayevskaya series in Marxism and humanism.
Responsibility: Cyril Smith.
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Cyril Smith shows that Marx developed a far richer and liberatory vision of humanity and the alternative to capital than that which has characterized his followers, and he makes a powerful argument  Read more...


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A novel approach that connects the effects of labour and capital to a notion of humanity from William Blake...written with exuberance for the subject matter. * Political Studies Review * This work Read more...

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