Libertarian Communism

Marx, Engels and the Political Economy of Freedom

  • Authors
  • Ernesto¬†Screpanti

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. A Theory of Welfare?

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 3-25
    3. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 26-58
  3. A Theory of Freedom

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 61-106
    3. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 107-140
  4. A Reformulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 141-141
    2. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 143-155
    3. Ernesto Screpanti
      Pages 156-169
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 170-205

About this book


Central to this book is a discussion of the notion of freedom in Marx and Engel's work. The book argues that the libertarian foundations of political economy were present in Marx's and Engel's work and utilizes contemporary theories of freedom to reinterpret and analyse their original work.


communism Friedrich Engels Karl Marx liberty political economy politics welfare

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