author={Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels},
  journal={The New Economic Sociology},
This edition makes easily accessible the most important parts of Marx's and Engels's major early philosophical work, The German Ideology, a text of key importance for students. 

Marx and the Method of Successive Approximations

Karl Marx's sociology has been interpreted incorrectly as the consequence of the application of a “dialectical” method to social phenomenon. In this paper, I discuss his actual method of theory con...

The limits of individualism, the ideology of the west

Louis Dumont. From Mandeville to Marx. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. 236 pp. Appendix, notes, and bibliography. $17.50.

Gramsci and Marxist Sociology of Knowledge: an Analysis of Hegemony-Ideology-Knowledge*

This paper is an attempt to analyze the fundamental components of Gramsci's Marxist theory: the assertion of absolute historicism and humanism over economic determinism, the primacy of superstructu...

Marxism and Literary History

Marxism and structuralism discourse and power Russian formalism and the concept of literary system for a literary history intertextuality text and system limits - the politics of reading.

Anarchism and Authority in Marx's Socialist Politics

the productive forces developing within bourgeois society create also the material conditions for a solution to this antagonism. The prehistory of human society accordingly closes with this social

Engels' Origin Of The Family As A Contribution To Marx's Social Economy∗

(1979). Engels' Origin Of The Family As A Contribution To Marx's Social Economy. Review of Social Economy: Vol. 37, No. 3, pp. 345-369.

Mao and the Chinese revolution in philosophy

There is a unique relationship between Maoist policies and philosophy. This uniqueness is idue, on the one hand, to the pedagogical orientation of the CPC, and to the essential role of the cultural

Marx and Humanism

This article contests Louis Althusser's claim that the mature Marx abandoned humanism. I argue that Marx's commitment to humanism is continuous from his early work to his later work. Indeed, it is

Kant, Marx and the Modern Rationality

In this paper I wish to consider some questions relating to the philosophical foundations of contemporary Marxism. In order to qualify the aspects to be discussed I must briefly indicate the


The concept of ideology relates to the clustering of ideas in a way that allows particular notions to be generalised throughout society. Dominant ideologies provide coherence to societies, and are