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Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence

Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence (Paperback)

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First published in 1978, this book rapidly established itself as a classic of modern Marxism. Cohen's masterful application of advanced philosophical techniques in an uncompromising defence of historical materialism commanded widespread admiration. In the ensuing twenty years, the book has served as a flagship of a powerful intellectual movement - analytical Marxism. In this expanded edition Cohen offers his own account of the history, and the further promise, of analytical Marxism. He also expresses reservations about traditional historical materialism, in the light of which he reconstructs the theory, and he studies the implications for historical materialism of the demise of the Soviet Union.

History & PoliticsHistory General & TheoryHistory: theory & methodsHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesMarxism & CommunismHistory & PoliticsPolitics & governmentPolitical ideologiesSocialism & left-of-centre democratic ideologiesPhilosophy, Psychology & Social SciencesWestern philosophyWestern philosophy, from c 1900 - Publisher: Oxford University Press Publication Date: 01/01/2001 ISBN-13: 9780199242061  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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