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The European Legacy 9 (5):619-627 (2004)
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This paper is a critique of the Marxian idea of a future stateless utopia. It is an immanent critique. Were one to start from non-Marxist assumptions, detailed argument would scarcely be necessary. Non-Marxists just take it for granted that any organized modern society foreseeable from the present world must necessarily involve state-type institutions of governance. My aim here is to show that, even thinking from within the Marxist tradition, the idea of a stateless utopia is not sustainable, unless as a blind act of faith

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Seven Types of Obloquy: Travesties of Marxism.Norman Geras - 1991 - Graduate Faculty Philosophy Journal 14 (1):77-115.

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