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From Aristotle to Marx
Aristotelianism in Marxist Social Ontology

ISBN 9781138369900
Published November 20, 2020 by Routledge
202 Pages

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Book Description

First published in 1999, this volume from Dr. Jonathan E. Pike is original and provocative and integrates sources from the history of ideas, analytical philosophy, and contemporary social theory. Pike has produced an overall account of Marx which focuses on the concept of human potential and clearly explains its ontological basis. Anyone interested in Marx studies will be indebted to this incisive discussion of the philosophical foundations of Marx’s work.

Table of Contents

1. The Crisis of Marxism and Marx Interpretation. 2. Marxism and Social Ontology. 3. Snapping the Bonds: Marx and Antiquity in the Early Writings. 4. The Aristotelian Tradition in Ontology. 5. Neo-Aristotelianism: Prospects for Social Theory. 6. Marx’s Critique of Political Economy and its Ontological Implications. 7. The Demands of Marx’s Critique. 8. Marx and the Concept of Decay. 9. Marxism and Methodological Individualism. 10. Marxism and Totality: Lukács’s Social Ontology.

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