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Our author imprudently reveals to us that it is activity which “is not conditioned by
things external to us,” i.e. actus purus, pure absolute activity, which amounts in
the last instance to much the same thing as the illusion of “pure thought.
The subject from whom this pure activity proceeds cannot, therefore, be a real
sentient being ; it can only be the thinking mind. This “free activity,” with its
excessively German flavour, is nothing but “unconditioned absolute freedom " in
a new ...
German philosophy, as formulated by Feuerbach, viz., that “man,” “pure essential
man,” is the ultimate purpose of world history, that religion is estranged human
essence, that human essence is human essence and the measure of all ...
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Loses half a point for not being the world's most consistently readable text, and more repetition than one would hope for. But really, an undeniably foundational text for anyone in the world of ... Read full review
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Extremely interesting book. It contains the most basic and essential parts of Marx and Engels thoughts. Reading through this has allowed me to better understand communism and especially that of which Marx had dreamed of, not the perversion that spawned from Lenin and Stalin. Read full review
PREFACE BY MARx
The Real Basis of Ideology
The Production of the Form
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