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Marx's Dream: From Capitalism to Communism

Tom Rockmore


This book discusses Marx’s formulation of a theory that, since it is supposedly practical, changes or will change the world. The discussion is divided into three parts, including Marx’s Theory of Practice, Marx and Marxism on materialism, Feuerbach and Hegel, and On the Practice of Marx’s Theory, or the Transition from Capitalism to Communism. The first part argues that Marx, under the general influence of Hegel, formulates a supposedly practical alternative to the view outlined in Hegel’s Elements of the Philosophy of Right. Special attention is given to the Marxian view of the traditional ph ... More

Keywords: Marx, dream, capitalism, communism, Hegel, Feuerbach, theory, practice

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780226554525
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226554662.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Tom Rockmore, author
Peking University