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- Length: 4 Pages
- Topic: Government
- Paper #: 37772226
Materialism: What does it mean in Marx?
Marx's writings and philosophies extend through various disciplines of history, economics, political science, literature, philosophy, political economy, sociology and even - arguably - mathematics. There are several common strings throughout his writings, many of which we have explored this semester, but a constant beacon, a constant guideline, is Marx's concept of historical materialism.
In historical materialism, economics is key. Economics has always motivated people