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Alienation (Philosophy), Karl Marx, Division of labor, Human beings


Philosophy | Sociology


Estrangement: Marx's conception of human nature and the division of labor, examines the idea of estrangement in philosophy and the social sciences through an analysis of Marx's works. This book elucidates a functional meaning for the term estrangement and explores Marx's views on the division of labor and human nature.



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Estrangement: Marx's Conception of Human Nature and the Division of Labor by Isidor Wallimann. Copyright (c)1981 by Isidor Wallimann. All rights reserved. Reproduced with permission of ABC-CLIO, LLC, Santa Barbara, CA.


Greenwood Press


Westport, Connecticut

Estrangement: Marx's conception of human nature and the division of labor



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