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The Great Philosophers:Marx

The Great Philosophers:Marx

Part of the GREAT PHILOSOPHERS series.

Terry Eagleton explains that freedom, for Marx, entailed release from commercial labour, “a kind of creative superabundance over what is materially essential”. Eagleton outlines the relationship between production, labour and ownership which lie at the core of Marx’s thinking. Marx’s utopia was a place in which labour is increasingly automated, emancipating the wealth of sensuous individual development so that “savouring a peach [is an aspect] of our self-actualisation as much as building dams”.
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Genre: Humanities / Philosophy

On Sale: 13th October 2011

Price: £1.99

ISBN-13: 9781780221816