Historical Materialism and Social Evolution

  • Paul Blackledge
  • Graeme Kirkpatrick

About this book


Historical Materialism and Social Evolution brings together a collection of essays which investigate the relationship between Marxist thought and Darwin's theory of evolution by natural selection. Each of the contributors emphasize the idea that the distinctive character of progressive social thought is derived from creative ideas drawn from the study of natural evolutionary processes.


Germany Jürgen Habermas revolution socialism

Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Blackledge
    • 1
  • Graeme Kirkpatrick
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Cultural StudiesLeeds Metropolitan UniversityUK
  2. 2.University of NorthumbriaUK

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