Hegel, Marx and the Concept of Need : The Concept of Need
This text introduces the concept of need as viewed by Hegel and Marx, and places it within the context of modern need theories and theorists. The book works through key texts, including Hegel's Philosophy of Right and Marx's Capital, and discusses the theory in relation to Soviet Communism and social democracy. * Covers key texts by Hegel and Marx studied by undergraduates on political theory courses * Looks at political implications for modern need theory * Accessible: author makes good use of textual evidence * Need theory is a major element of modern social theory
- Paperback | 208 pages
- 155.4 x 232.4 x 17mm | 362.88g
- 11 Oct 1998
- EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY PRESS
- Edinburgh, United Kingdom
About Ian Fraser
Ian Fraser is Lecturer in Political Theory at Nottingham Trent University.
Ian Fraser's clear style and the refreshing way he approaches issues will appeal to his audience. -- Professor Howard Williams, University of Wales, Aberystwyth This book has a bold thesis. Ian Fraser's clear style and the refreshing way he approaches issues will appeal to his audience. This book has a bold thesis.