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Nonreductive materialism and the materialisms of Marx and Heidegger
E very science has a beginning. Every new science must come from somewhere. It is usually easy enough to discover forerunners and anticipations. What is more difficult is to pinpoint and clarify what is new and original to the science in its course of elaboration. It is clear for example that one of the basic propositions of Galileo—that the language of nature is written in mathematical symbols—is platonic in inspiration and can be traced back through a whole philosophical tradition.
First published in in Die Neue Zeit. It was intended to rebut a resurgence of neo-Idealism in German ruling class circles. It was reprinted in Stuttgart two years later, with some changes made by Engels. Engels considered this something of a summation or closure of the post-Hegelian criticism Marx and he had initiated in The German Ideology 43 years before -- which work was never published in their lifetimes. Transcribed and published on the Internet by director marx.
Ludwig Feuerbach and the End of Classical German Philosophy In contrast to mainstream classical and contemporary conventional theories of social.
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The intention was carried out in the form of a critique of post-Hegelian philosophy. The manuscript, two large octavo volumes, had long ago reached the publishers in Westphalia when we were informed that owing to changed circumstances it could not be printed. We abandoned the manuscript to the gnawing criticism of the mice all the more willingly since we had achieved our main purpose—self-clarification.
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