John Morris


The term alienation, which Marx took over from the philosophers Hegel and Feuerbach, became in his hands a key concept underpinning his whole critique of capitalism as an anti-human system.  He first developed his theory of alienation in his early work, the Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 but it remained central to all his economic writings including the three volumes of Capital.

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