History, Labour, and Freedom

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History, Labour, and Freedom: Themes from Marx
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Author Gerald Cohen
Language English
Genre Philosophy
Published 1988
Media type Print

History, Labour, and Freedom: Themes from Marx is a 1988 book by Gerald Cohen.


History, Labour, and Freedom is a revision and expansion of Cohen's earlier Karl Marx's Theory of History: A Defence (1978).[1] The work reprints several papers that argue against the idea that libertarianism advances freedom.[2]

See also[edit]



  1. ^ McLellan 1995. p. 440.
  2. ^ Wolff 1991. p. 154.


  • McLellan, David (1995). Karl Marx: A Biography. London: Papermac. ISBN 0-333-63947-2. 
  • Wolff, Jonathan (1991). Robert Nozick: Property, Justice and the Minimal State. Stanford, California: Stanford University Press. ISBN 0-8047-1856-3.