[Marxism] Questions for the list

Michael Fisher michaelfisherx at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 21:04:50 MDT 2013

1. It depends what you want from a biography. An overview of his life and
times? Try Francis Wheen or Mary Gabriel. A reliable guide to his thought?
Most of the biographies are strong on the personal history but weak on
capturing the complexities of his thinking in ways that avoid

2. I read it once and have never had cause to return to it. Marx's Theory
of Scientific Knowledge by Patrick Murray is better and more concise.

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