Comparion Between Marx’s and Marcuse’s Alienation Theories

Juan HE, Daojin SUN


Alienation theory from Marx’s Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844 and alienation thought from Marcuse’s One Dimensional Man are different analysis to social contradictions and class relations during early and late capitalism society. The paper expounds those two theories respectively and compares their difference and connection meantime, analyzes both rationality and limitation in order to give important reference for overcoming all sorts of alienation phenomenon in the construction of the socialist market economy in our country, keeping human-oriented scientific development road and finally realizing people’s overall and free development.



Marx; Marcuse; Alienation; Comparision

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