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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

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[...] in the course of their individual struggles both sides will develop ‘class consciousness’; i.e. each person will become conscious of themselves as a member of a particular class. This now takes us to a new level, for at this point the class will be capable of acting as a class, rather than as a group of individuals who simply happen to have something in common. In this sense, for Marx, classes are real agents, which distinguishes them from the market researcher’s constructions. They are much more than a handy form of classification. They are the means by which world-historical change is effected. Indeed the antagonism between the classes provides a mechanism for replacing capitalism with something more humane: communism. Only in communism can we transcend class differences. Communism will be, so it is claimed by Marx, a classless society. [...]

this was probably the right way to tackle the question about agency in the seminar on Tues, I just realised lol

—p.51 Class, History, and Capital (48) by Jonathan Wolff 5 years, 2 months ago