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The Connection of Mind and Nature: Marx’s 1878 Notebooks on Geology – by Martin Hundt

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The Connection of Mind and Nature: Marx’s 1878 Notebooks on Geology – by Martin Hundt


JUNE 28, 2012 | HUNDT; MARTIN
A review by a German Marx scholar of the newly published Vol. IV/ 26 of the Marx-Engels Gesamtausgabe (Complete Writings). Marx made these notes, some of which bear upon ecological issues, in 1878. This was just before his Ethnological Notebooks on non-Western and precapitalist societies, in which he studied numerous indigenous peoples. – Editors  [Trans. by Karel Ludenhoff and David Black, with Sandra Rein and Kevin Anderson. Originally appeared in Neues Deutschland(Berlin), May 24th, 2012] PDF The appearance of a new MEGA volume [IV/ 26] – What was Marx looking for in geological studies? These texts were in the archives for 134 years: at first in the archive of Friedrich Engels, and thereafter for a long time in the archive of the SPD [Social Democratic Part…