By Bhikhu Parekh

Although Marx’s notion of ideology has been a subject matter of substantial dialogue, a lot of the controversy has proved to be relatively disappointing. there was no systematic try and study why Marx needed the concept that of ideology, why it used to be a major suggestion for him and the way it with regards to his perspectives on fact and objectivity. This ebook, first released in 1982, considers those and different missed questions. It explains why Marx persisted to exploit the time period ideology all through his lifestyles to intend either idealism and apologia and strains the complicated ways that, in line with Marx, such gifted writers as Hegel grew to become apologists. In end the e-book outlines the teachings Marx learnt from his investigations into the character and mechanism of ideology and discusses his theories of objectivity and truth.

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