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Alienation: Table of Contents <DIALECTICAL MARXISM: The Writings of Bertell Ollman
Alienation: Marx's Conception of Man in Capitalist Society

Table of Contents

  Note on translations page vii
  General Introduction

ix

PART I   PHILOSOPHICAL INTRODUCTION
With words that appear like bats 3
Social relations as subject matter 12
The philosophy of internal relations 27
Is there a Marxian ethic? 43
Dialectic as outlook 52
Dialectic as inquiry and exposition 62
  Summary

62

PART II   MARX'S CONCEPTION OF HUMAN NATURE
Powers and needs 75
Natural man 79
Species man 84
10  Relating man to objects: orientation, perception 87
11  Appropriation 91
12  Nature as evidence 96
13  Activity, work, creativity 99
14  Man's social nature 106
15  The character of the species 111
16  Freedom as essence 116
17  Man, classes, people 121
  Summary

127

PART III   THE THEORY OF ALIENATION
18  The theory of alienation 131
19  Man's relation to his productive activity 137
20  Man's relation to his product 142
21  Man's relation to his fellow men 148
22  Man's relation to his species 151
23  The capitalist's alienation 154
24  The division of labor and private property 158
25  The labor theory of value: labor-power
[This and the following three chapters are collected in the following essay: Alienation and the Law of Value]
168
26  Value as alienated labor 176
27  The metamorphosis of value 190
28  The fetishism of commodoties 198
29  Class as a value Relation 205
30  State as a value Relation 215
31  Religion as a value Relation 222
  Summary

227

PART IV   CONCLUSION
32 

A critical evaluation

231

  Appendix 249
  Notes to the text 255
  Bibliography of works cited 309
  Index of names and ideas 315