[Marxism] Capital, the working class and Marx's critique of political economy

Philip Ferguson philipferguson8 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 19:25:45 MDT 2016

Marx’s critique of political economy is a critique of the categories
through which the bourgeoisie perceives the world.  Marx’s method is of
central importance in the struggle against reactionary politics.  Marx
himself noted that “no credit is due to me for discovering either the
existence of classes in modern society or the struggle between them.”[1]
The existence of class struggle was well known to bourgeois historians.
They had merely to take into account the reality around them.  What was
distinctive about Marx was his method of analysis, which for the first time
revealed that capitalist relations inevitably lead to. . .
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