Skip to content
Register Sign in Wishlist
After Marx

After Marx

£19.99

Terence Ball, James Farr, William H. Shaw, Jon Elster, Richard W. Miller, Philippe Van Parijs, James Noble, Paul Thomas, C. B. Macpherson, Alan Gilbert, John E. Roemer, Terrell Carver
View all contributors
  • Date Published: September 1984
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521276610

£ 19.99
Paperback

Add to cart Add to wishlist

Looking for an inspection copy?

This title is not currently available on inspection

Description
Product filter button
Description
Contents
Resources
Courses
About the Authors
  • These twelve original essays are 'after' Marx in several senses. The first and most obvious is the purely chronological sense: They are written one hundred years after Marx's death. The authors are therefore able to see more clearly what Marx did not or could not see and to see more clearly that which he foresaw only dimly. The second sense in which they are after Marx is political: In this century virtually all revolutionaries call themselves Marxists and purport to apply Marx's precepts to political practice. Armed with their different interpretations of a nineteenth-century theory, they have altered - and continue to reshape - the political contours of the twentieth century. Marx raised more questions than he, or anyone else, could ever reasonably hope to answer. To raise anew some of these questions and to approach them in the critical spirit of Marx's own thinking, are the common themes running through and uniting these essays.

    Customer reviews

    Not yet reviewed

    Be the first to review

    Review was not posted due to profanity

    ×

    , create a review

    (If you're not , sign out)

    Please enter the right captcha value
    Please enter a star rating.
    Your review must be a minimum of 12 words.

    How do you rate this item?

    ×

    Product details

    • Date Published: September 1984
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521276610
    • length: 300 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 17 mm
    • weight: 0.44kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Contributors
    Editor's introduction Terence Ball and James Farr
    Part I. History and Revolution:
    1. Marxism, revolution and rationality William H. Shaw
    2. Historical materialism and economic backwardness Jon Elster
    3. Producing change: work, technology and power in Marx's theory of history Richard W. Miller
    4. Marxism's central puzzle Philippe Van Parijs
    5. Marxian functionalism James Noble
    Part II. Morals and Politics:
    6. Alien politics: a Marxian perspective on citizenship and democracy Paul Thomas
    7. Democracy: utopian and scientific C. B. Macpherson
    8. Marx's moral realism: eudaimonism and moral progress Alan Gilbert
    9. Exploitation, class and property relations John E. Roemer
    Part III. Methodology and Criticism:
    10. Marx and positivism James Farr
    11. Marxian science and positivist politics Terence Ball
    12. Marxism as method Terrell Carver
    Indexes.

  • Authors

    Terence Ball

    James Farr

    Contributors

    Terence Ball, James Farr, William H. Shaw, Jon Elster, Richard W. Miller, Philippe Van Parijs, James Noble, Paul Thomas, C. B. Macpherson, Alan Gilbert, John E. Roemer, Terrell Carver

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×

Sorry, this resource is locked

Please register or sign in to request access. If you are having problems accessing these resources please email lecturers@cambridge.org

Register Sign in
Please note that this file is password protected. You will be asked to input your password on the next screen.

» Proceed

You are now leaving the Cambridge University Press website. Your eBook purchase and download will be completed by our partner www.ebooks.com. Please see the permission section of the www.ebooks.com catalogue page for details of the print & copy limits on our eBooks.

Continue ×

Continue ×

Continue ×

Find content that relates to you

Join us online

This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Are you sure you want to delete your account?

This cannot be undone.

Cancel

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×