"The Importance of Others: Marx on Unalienated Production"
by Kandiyali, Jan (2020)
Marx?s vision of unalienated production is often thought to be subject to decisive objections. This article argues that these objections rely on a misinterpretation of Marx?s position. It provides a new interpretation of Marx?s vision of unalienated production. Unlike another well-known account, it suggests that unalienated production involves realizing oneself through providing others with the goods and services they need for their self-realization. It argues that this view is appealing and that it offers a more successful response to objections than previous interpretations. In doing so, it hopes to put Marx?s concern with alienation and nonalienation back on the table.
ThemesOn Marx on Realm of Necessity, Marx on Realm of Necessity, Goods of Work
Links to Reference
How to contribute.