Hegel and Marx

Terry Pinkard

in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Ethics

Published in print January 2013 | ISBN: 9780199545971
Published online April 2013 | | DOI:

Series: Oxford Handbooks in Philosophy

Hegel and Marx

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This chapter examines the philosophies of Hegel and Marx. The analysis of Hegel draws upon his book, Philosophy of Right (1820). It considers three controversial Hegelian ideas: dialectic, alienation, and actuality. The discussion of Marx's views includes his thoughts about Hegel's philosophy, capitalism, and bourgeois moral theory.

Keywords: ethics; ethical theory; dialectic; alienation; actuality; capitalism; moral theory

Article.  12123 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy ; Moral Philosophy ; Social and Political Philosophy

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