New Book: How to Be a Marxist in Philosophy

By Louis Althusser, Translator G. M. Goshgarian. From Bloomsbury Academic: In How to Be a Marxist in Philosophy one of the most famous Marxist philosophers of the 20th century shares his concept of what it means to function fruitfully as a political thinker within the discipline and environs of philosophy. This is the first English … More New Book: How to Be a Marxist in Philosophy

New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

By Samezō Kuruma. Translated and edited by Michael Schauerte. From Brill: In this volume, Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money. How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?, the first of the author’s works to be translated into English, Samezō Kuruma examines the different angles from which Marx analyses the commodity and money … More New Book: Marx’s Theory of the Genesis of Money – How, Why, and Through What is a Commodity Money?

New Book: Marx and Social Justice – Ethics and Natural Law in the Critique of Political Economy

By George E. McCarthy. From Brill: In Marx and Social Justice, George E. McCarthy presents a detailed and comprehensive overview of the ethical, political, and economic foundations of Marx’s theory of social justice in his early and later writings. What is distinctive about Marx’s theory is that he rejects the views of justice in liberalism … More New Book: Marx and Social Justice – Ethics and Natural Law in the Critique of Political Economy

New Book: Capitalism’s Contradictions – Studies of Economic Thought Before and After Marx

by Henryk Grossman. Edited by Rick Kuhn. From Haymarket Books: Henryk Grossman’s substantial essays highlight vital but still neglected aspects of Marx’s economic theory. Henryk Grossman was one of the best-known and most influential Marxist economists of the 20th century, and yet most of his work remains unavailable to English-speaking audiences. His most famous book, … More New Book: Capitalism’s Contradictions – Studies of Economic Thought Before and After Marx

On Marxian Economics

By J.E. King, This entry begins by setting out the core ideas of Karl Marx (1818–83), with particular reference to the theory of historical materialism and its application to the capitalist mode of production. Marx’s theory of value and distribution receives detailed attention, followed by his models of capital accumulation and economic crisis. Then the … More On Marxian Economics