Emergentist Marxism: Dialectical Philosophy and Social Theory

1st Edition

Sean Creaven

Routledge
Published January 30, 2009
Reference - 400 Pages
ISBN 9780415547604 - CAT# Y102527
Series: Routledge Studies in Critical Realism

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Summary

In tackling emergentist Marxism in depth, this well-written volume demonstrates that critical realism and materialist dialectics are indispensable to theorizing the functioning of complex social and physical systems. Author Sean Creaven investigates Marx’s dialectics of being and consciousness, forces and relations of production, base and superstructure, class structure and class conflict, and demonstrates how they allow the social analyst to conceptualize geo-history as embodying a tendential evolutionary directionality, rather than as simply random or indeterminate in terms of its outcomes.

For those interested in social and political theory, Marxism and communism and contemporary social theory, this outstanding volume is an in important read and a valuable resource.

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