Samuel Moore (translator of Das Kapital)

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Samuel Moore (December 1, 1838, Bamford, England – July 20, 1911) was an English lawyer and colonial administrator, best known as the first English translator of Das Kapital and the only authorized translation of The Communist Manifesto, which was commissioned, thoroughly verified and supplied with footnotes by Friedrich Engels. [1][2] [3][4]

Moore was for many years a friend of Marx and Engels[5] and their advisor in mathematics.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ W. O. Henderson, The Life of Friedrich Engels, Routledge, 2013, ISBN 1136629181, pp. 281-282 (first published in 1976)
  2. ^ Erhard Kiehnbaum, "Samuel Moore", "Beiträge zur Geschichte der Arbeiterbewegung" (BzG.), 17. Jahrg. (1975), H. 6, pp. 1074 - 1081 (retrieved January 8, 2020)
  3. ^ The Communist Manifesto, 2004, ISBN 1551113333, "A Note on the Text"
  4. ^ Thomas Guback, Ronald Bettig, "Translating the Manifesto into English; Nineteenth Century Communication, Twentieth Century Confusion", Journal of Communication Inquiry, Vol 11, Issue 2, 1987 doi:10.1177/019685998701100201
  5. ^ Frank L. Elwell, Sociocultural Systems: Principles of Structure and Change, "Preface", p. xv
  6. ^ Dirk Damsma, How Language Informs Mathematics: Bridging Hegelian Dialectics and Marxian Models, p. 92