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dialectical materialism

Translation of dialectical materialism in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
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    • Marx wants to combine the active, dialectical side of idealist thought with the materialism of Feuerbach: hence dialectical materialism as later Marxists called it (though Marx himself never used this phrase).
    • Gray describes it as a legitimate successor to that other secular utopian project, the Marxist version of dialectical materialism.
    • Historically the main spur to Marxists seeking such an alternative to the reductionist and the scientistic conception of dialectical materialism came from Max Weber.

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