Legal Marxism and philosophy of science

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Transliteration of original Title: 
Legal'nyi marksizm i filosofiya nauki
Author(s): 
Vladimir Filatov
Russian State University for Humanities
Issue number: 
No.2 (Vol.52)
Pages: 
56-70
Abstract: 

At the end of the XIX century in the Russian socio-economic community there was a dispute on how to modernize the country – dispute about “the fate of capitalism” in Russia. One of the parties in this dispute were “legal marxists”. The article analyzes the social, ideological and theoretical contexts of this dispute. It is shown that the marginal revolution significantly change the situation in the economics of that time. From the standpoint of the philosophy of science is given a rational reconstruction of the changing attitudes of legal marxists to Marx's economic theory. It is shown that they are quite rationally evaluated Marx's theory as obsolete and regressing and seen in marginal program a new and promising alternative in economic theory.

Keywords: 
legal marxism, debate about capitalism, ideology and analysis, marginal revolution, theory of value
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DOI: 
10.5840/eps201752230
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