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Contemporary Materialism

A Reader

by Paul K. Moser

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English


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Number of Pages400
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ISBN 100415108632
ISBN 109780415108638

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Materialism is a form of philosophical monism that holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all things, including mental states and consciousness, are results of material ing to philosophical materialism, mind and consciousness are by-products or epiphenomena of material processes (such as the biochemistry of the human brain and nervous.

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Materiality has reappeared as a highly contested topic in recent art. Modernist criticism tended to privilege form over matter—considering material as the essentialized basis of medium specificity—and technically based. Historical materialism, also known as the materialist conception of history, is a methodology used by some communist and Marxist historiographers that focuses on human societies and their development through history, arguing that history is the result of material conditions rather than was first articulated by Karl Marx (–) as the "materialist conception of history".

The book is a sequel to the author's much discussed Contemporary Critique of Historical Materialism. The framework of social theory outlined in that work is here elucidated in a systematic and thorough-going fashion.Marx’s theory of Historical Materialism states that all objects, whether living or inanimate are subject to continuous change.

The rate of this change is determined by the laws of dialectics. Marx says that new developments of productive forces of society came in conflict with existing relations of production.