Month: May 2018

Spinoza with a Beard: Spinoza’s Influence on Marxism

Author: Sam Thomas “[P]resent-day materialism is a Spinozism that has become more or less aware of itself.”[i] Introduction The purpose of this essay is to analyze the effect Spinoza’s insights have had on Marxism. Thus, it will ignore similar but unrelated questions. It will not analyze the current of thinkers who came after Marx’s death […]