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This section features articles from the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The SEP is probably the most comprehensive online philosophy resource. It features in-depth articles on a huge number of philosophical topics, however, it is aimed at an academic audience and may be too detailed and technical for beginners.
This section features short articles written by professional philosophers and aimed at a general audience. These articles are ideal for anyone looking for a shorter or more beginner-friendly introduction to Marx than the encyclopedia article listed above.
- Who is Marx now and what can he say to the 21st century?
- How Marxism and Buddhism complement each other
The Times Literary Supplement
- What Karl Marx has to say about today’s environmental problems
- Karl Marx: ten things to read if you want to understand him
- Karl Marx at 200: why the workers’ way of knowing still matters
- Karl Marx wouldn’t agree that worker power has been killed by the 21st century
The New York Times (The Stone)
- Two centuries on, Karl Marx feels more revolutionary than ever
- Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis – and points the way out
This section features episodes from leading philosophy podcasts. These are also aimed at a general audience and are a good option for beginners who prefer audio content.
In Our Time
The Philosopher’s Zone
London School of Economics
Short Videos (<30 mins)
This section features short videos aimed at beginners.
BBC Radio 4
Lectures/Longer Videos (>30 mins)
This section features longer videos and lectures.
- Marx’s Theory of History
- Marx’s Theory of Capitalism
- Crisis and Openings: Introduction to Marxism – Richard D Wolff
- Marx’s Theory of Historical Materialism
See this page for course syllabi on Marx.
This section features online courses on Marx.
- Marx, Robert Paul Wolff Lecture 1
- Marxism lecture by Prof. Raymond Geuss 1/8
- Reading Marx’s Capital Vol I with David Harvey
See this page for a selection of key quotes by Marx.
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