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Marx's Critique of Political Economy Volume One
Intellectual Sources and Evolution





ISBN 9781138861589
Published December 22, 2014 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Volume One analyses the intellectual sources and evolution of Marx's critique of political economy leading up the writing of the main Capital manuscripts (1844-1860).

The volume:
* Provides a clear illustration of the contents of the texts in a way that enables readers to understand the intellectual influences on Marx
* Clarifies Marx's own view of what he was trying to achieve through his critique of political economy
* The themes of value, income distribution and the law of motion of capitalism are traced to their origins.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Philosophical Critique, Capitalism and Political Economy 1. Marx discovers political economy 2. Marx confronts the political economy of capitalism 3. The development of historical materialism 4. Proudhon, propaganda and political economy Part 2 Critical Analyses in the Grundrisse 5. Methodological premises for a reformulated critique of political economy 6. Formulation of the critique of the theory of value and distribution 7. The logical dimensions of the 'law of motion' of capitalism 8. The interim development of the Grundrisse

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Allen Oakley