An Introduction to Karl Marx (Paperback)

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A concise and comprehensive introduction to Marx's social, political and economic thought for the beginning student. Jon Elster surveys in turn each of the main themes of marxist thought: methodology, alienation, economics, exploitation, historical materialism, classes, politics, and ideology; in a final chapter he assesses 'what is living and what is dead in the philosophy of Marx'. The emphasis throughout is on the analytical structure of Marx's arguments and the approach is at once sympathetic, undogmatic, and rigorous.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780521338318
ISBN-10: 052133831X
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: July 25th, 1986
Pages: 212
Language: English