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Self-Constraint, Human Freedom, And The Conditions Of Socialist Democracy, Jeff Noonan Dec 2014

Self-Constraint, Human Freedom, And The Conditions Of Socialist Democracy, Jeff Noonan

Philosophy Publications

“The re-discovery of Marx,” Marcello Musto argues, “is based on his persistent capacity to explain the present: he remains an indispensible instrument for understanding it and transforming it.” (Musto, 2012, 11-12). It is true that the continuity of problems connecting our world to Marx’s ensures the relevance of historical materialism. At the same time, changes in the structure and scale of capitalism, as well as failures of nineteenth and twentieth century socialism to build a democratic and life-affirming alternative, force twenty-first century socialists to risk new theoretical and practical departures. Yet, nowhere is a consistent ethical-political-economic foundation for twenty-first ...


Doing The Ppp: A Skeptical Perspective, Leo Groarke, Beverley Hamilton Jan 2014

Doing The Ppp: A Skeptical Perspective, Leo Groarke, Beverley Hamilton

Philosophy Publications

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