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Unformatted text preview: November 28, 2007 For Monday: 1) Theses on Feuerbach (1845) 2) Preface to a contribution to the critique of political economy. (1846) State of Nature Theorist begin with Humans-as-the-theorist-already-believes-them-to-be. Problem: under Capitalism, humans clearly look like homo economics. Appearances deceive. For Marx: As species-beings, if humans are not suffering alienation, they self-consciously identify with the species and express through their activities/labor/practice their creative vision of what they would have humanity to be. The create an ideal for humanity. By Marxs view, there is no predetermined ideal for humanity. There is no human essence or universal form of HN that dictates what a person ultimately is or should be. Under Essentialism (eg plato, Aristotle, many religions) there is belief in fixed natures...
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2008 for the course PHI 101? taught by Professor Rouintree during the Fall '08 term at Cottey.
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