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Marx's context

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Abstract:

The method of interpreting political theory in relation to its specific historical contexts offers particular insight into the work of Karl Marx. When pre-capitalist societies are understood in relation to Marx's rigorously conceived capitalist mode of production, it is apparent that the context in which Marx produced his very earliest work was itself pre-capitalist. It can then be recognized that Marx began by making a significant contribution to an existing framework of critical political theory but also that, following a critical confrontation with English political economy in 1844, he opened new avenues of thought in relation to a new context: capitalism.

Document Type: Research Article

Affiliations: Department of Political Science, York University, Toronto, Canada M3J 1P3. Email:comninel@yorku.ca

Publication date: January 1, 2000

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