Dialectical Materialism

Mark Lause MLause at cinci.rr.com
Sat Jul 26 21:43:24 MDT 2003

The term Marx and Engels used was "historical materialism."

It became "dialectical" when Comte's Positivism resurfaced within the
movement.  That was about the time that "social science" with its
assumptions began nudging history to the margins...and philology got
jostled off the edge entirely.

Mark L.

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