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This essay is an attempt to piece together the elements of G. A. Cohen’s thought on the theory of socialism during his long intellectual voyage from Marxism to political philosophy.
This book is written as a response to G.A. Cohen’s “Why not Socialism”. Cohen argued that any single move towards socialist goal of removing market relations among people should be evaluated as improvement. I confess: Reading Brennan’s so-called “parody” of Cohen’s book made me very angry and feel disgust for him.
It is supposed that to be just in society is the intrinsic pursuit of Marxist theory in Marx’s original text. While as the result of historical context, according to Marx, the just society can be realized in a far future. Cohen holds materialism standpoint to illustrate historical materialism creatively by functional explanation in the modern history context.
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Why Not Socialism?. In this essay, and through the medium of a discussion of what he took to be a reasonable account of a camping trip, Cohen argued for a socialist alternative to market capitalism that would appeal to “all people of good will”. Cohen 2009, pp.51; 10.