Marxism and human sociobiology: A comparative study from the perspective of modern socialist economic reforms [Book Review]

Biology and Philosophy 2 (4):463-474 (1987)
Modern socialist economic reforms which center on the establishment of a commodity based economic system, demand a reconsideration of human nature. Marxism and human sociobiology give different answers to questions about human nature, but neither is complete in itself. It seems timely, therefore, to suggest that a combination of biological understanding with a Marxist-based social understanding would produce a more adequate notion of human nature, thereby helping us to resolve a number of problems posed by reforms currently taking place in socialist countries. We might also hope to face new challenges posed in the future.
Keywords socialist economic reforms  human nature  Marxism  human sociobiology
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DOI 10.1007/BF00127701
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