Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation by A. Wendling

Karl Marx on Technology and Alienation

byA. Wendling

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The author draws on lesser known archival materials, including Marx's notebooks on women and patriarchy and technology, to offer a new interpretation of Marx's concept of alienation as this concept develops in his later works.

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AMY E. WENDLING is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Creighton University in Omaha.
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Title:Karl Marx on Technology and AlienationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:264 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.03 inPublished:March 26, 2009Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230348483

ISBN - 13:9780230348486

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Table of Contents

Introduction
Karl Marx's Concept of Alienation
Machines and the Transformation of Work
Machines in the Communist Future
Machines in the Capitalist Reality
Alienation Beyond Marx
Notes
References
Index

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"This is a scholarly and well argued treatment of some fundamental and central issues of Marxist theory which will be of great interest to readers in a wide range of disciplines. It presents what will be, to most readers, original and thought-provoking ideas and arguments in a lively and stimulating way." - Sean Sayers, University of Kent, UK "Professor Wendling's project is an important one, and it is developed very well, in very interesting ways, and it will attract anyone who is interested in Marx's philosophy, philosophy of technology, and/or the critique of capitalism.Wendling demonstrates very well the ambivalence toward the human being and the human subject in Marx's work, and indeed she fills out this problem in ways that are remarkable, fascinating, and provocative." - Bill Martin, DePaul University