Liberal “Political Emancipation” and Marxian “Human Emancipation”

Karl Marx, who was a philosopher lived in the 19th century, has influenced the whole political, economic and sociological theories with his ideas stemmed from his historical materialism approach on relations of production. According to Marx, men labour to survive in the life. As we are labouring creatures, we can change the world. In his… Continue reading Liberal “Political Emancipation” and Marxian “Human Emancipation”

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Individual as Subject of History and World-Historical Individuals

G. W. F. Hegel, a German philosopher who lived between late-18th and early-19th century, has affected Western Philosophy with his major contribution of the system of thought, the Dialectic. If we read Hegelian philosophy and the Dialectic, we can understand that he was successful to connect different ideas, which can be exemplified as German Romanticism… Continue reading Individual as Subject of History and World-Historical Individuals

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How the emergence of capitalist world-economy shaped food production and consumption patterns?

In their book, A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things, Raj Patel and Jason Moore (2017) concluded seven important things which commodified by the capitalism. In the chapter called “Cheap Food” they conclude that the ’transformation of food systems’ is main thing that had been processed, by capitalism and still it is going… Continue reading How the emergence of capitalist world-economy shaped food production and consumption patterns?

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