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Isaiah Berlin’s Karl Marx and a Marxist-Materialist Argument for Regulation of Industry

One fundamental point of tension in the realm of Political Science is that between rationalism and idealism.  The rationalist argument asserts that individuals, classes, and societies at large make decisions … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment

Necessary Knowledge discussion: What to learn to improve the world

What must we understand in order to create a social order that satisfies (at least) the material needs of individuals in a nation? Berlin’s Marx proposes that Das Kapital was … Continue reading

April 24, 2012 · Leave a comment