The Marx Dictionary (Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries)

The Marx Dictionary (Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries)

By: Lawrence Wilde (author), Ian Fraser (author)Paperback

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This is a concise and accessible dictionary of the key terms and concepts in Marx's writings, his major works and influences, from a philosophical perspective. "The Marx Dictionary" is a comprehensive and accessible guide to the world of Karl Marx. Meticulously researched and extensively cross-referenced, this unique book covers all his major works, ideas and influences and provides a firm grounding in the central themes of Marx's thought from a philosophical perspective. Students will discover a wealth of useful information, analysis and criticism. A-Z entries include clear definitions of all the key terms used in Marx's writings, coverage of their German origins, and detailed synopses of all his key works. The Dictionary also includes entries on Marx's major philosophical and political influences and contemporaries. It covers everything that is essential to a sound understanding of Marx's work, offering clear and accessible explanations of often complex terminology. "The Marx Dictionary" is the ideal resource for anyone reading or studying Marx or Nineteenth-Century Political Thought more generally. "The Continuum Philosophy Dictionaries" offer clear and accessible guides to the work of some of the more challenging thinkers in the history of philosophy. A-Z entries provide clear definitions of key terminology, synopses of key works, and details of each thinker's major themes, ideas and philosophical influences. The Dictionaries are the ideal resource for anyone reading or studying these key philosophers.

About Author

Lawrence Wilde is Professor of Political Theory at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of Erich Fromm and the Quest for Solidarity (Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), Ethical Marxism and its Radical Critics (Palgrave Macmilland, 1998), Modern European Socialism (Dartmouth, 1994) and Marx and Contradiction (Avebury, 1989, editor of Marxism's Ethical Thinkers (Palgrave Macmillan, 2001), and co-editor, with Mark Cowling, of Approaches to Marx (Open UP, 1989). Ian Fraser is Reader in Social and Political Thought at Nottingham Trent University, UK. He is the author of Dialectics of the Self: Transcending Charles Taylor (Imprint Academic, 2007) and Hegel and Marx: The Concept of Need (Edinburgh UP, 1998) and co-editor, with Tony Burns, of The Hegel-Marx Connection (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000). Ian Fraser is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Loughborough University, UK. He is the author of Dialectics of the Self: Transcending Charles Taylor (Imprint Academic, 2007), Hegel and Marx: The Concept of Need (Edinburgh UP, 1998) and co-editor, with Tony Burns, of The Hegel-Marx Connection (Palgrave Macmillan, 2000).

Contents

Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chronology; The Marx Dictionary; Bibliography.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781441178329
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9781441178329
  • ISBN10: 1441178325

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