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Revival: Marx, Methodology and Science (2001) : Marx's Science of Politics, Paperback / softback Book

Revival: Marx, Methodology and Science (2001) : Marx's Science of Politics Paperback / softback


This title was first published in 2001. The book aims to give a clear and accessible account of Marx's method and an assessment of its scientific validity and relevance to contemporary social science; The key methodological themes of Marx's work and their development are shown with particular attention paid to the elements of dialectics and materialism; Four models of science are outlined-positivism; critical rationalism; scientific conventionalism; scientific realism - and the arguments and evidence both for and against Marx's method corresponding to any of them examined.

The conclusion arrived at is that Marx's method is a good example of social scientific practice according to the scientific realist model and that it has a positive contribution to make to social science today.realism.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 206 pages
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Political science & theory
  • ISBN: 9781138725782



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