Description - Hegel, Marx and the Concept of Need by Ian Fraser
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
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(234mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Edinburgh University Press
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
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Author Biography - Ian Fraser
Ian Fraser is Lecturer in Political Theory at Nottingham Trent University.