Marx and the Ancients: Classical Ethics, Social Justice,


Marx and the Ancients: Classical Ethics, Social Justice, and Nineteenth-Century Political Economy Marx and the Ancients is the first book length treatment to detail the relationship between classical Greek philosophy and Karl Marx s critique of political economy From his dissertation on the physics and astronomy of Epicurus and Democritus to his later economic writings, Marx s view of the classical polis left its mark George McCarthy argues that this forgotten element in Marx s thought helps clarify his positions on ethics and social justice

  • Hardcover
  • 342 pages
  • Marx and the Ancients: Classical Ethics, Social Justice, and Nineteenth-Century Political Economy
  • George E. McCarthy
  • English
  • 01 May 2018
  • 0847676412

About the Author: George E. McCarthy

George E McCarthy is a professor of sociology at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio, USA.


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