By Robert L. Heilbroner
"Genuinely open-minded and inquiring. . . .it intelligently summarizes and shrewdly questions 4 crucial themes of Marxist thought―the dialectical method of philosophy, the materialist interpretation of historical past, the socio-analysis of capitalism and the dedication to socialism." ―Raymond Williams, Cambridge University
within the lucid type and interesting demeanour that experience develop into his trademark, Robert L. Heilbroner explains and explores the important components of Marxist concept: the that means of a "dialectical" philosophy, the usefulness and difficulties of a " materialist" interpretation" of historical past, the facility of Marx's "socioanalytic" penetration of capitalism, and the hopes and disconcerting difficulties serious about a dedication to socialism. Scholarly with out being educational, looking with out assuming a previous wisdom of the topic, Dr. Heilbroner permits us to understand the greatness of Mark whereas keeping off an uncritical stance towards his paintings.