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Special Webinar on Friedrich Engels on the 200th anniversary of his birth – M.Roberts & S.Mavroudeas

Summary:
Michael Roberts: Engels – the first critique of political economy Engels was the first Marxist before Marx and was first to develop of critique of contemporary economics and the nature of capitalism. Stavros Mavroudeas: Engels on editing Capital and defending Marx’s law of profitability Engels has been criticised for distorting Marx’s views when editing Capital and thus Marx’s theory of crises: is this right?

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Michael Roberts: Engels – the first critique of political economy



Engels was the first Marxist before Marx and was first to develop of critique of contemporary economics and the nature of capitalism.



Stavros Mavroudeas: Engels on editing Capital and defending Marx’s law of profitability



Engels has been criticised for distorting Marx’s views when editing Capital and thus Marx’s theory of crises: is this right?
Stavros Mavroudeas
He is currently Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Social Policy of Panteion University. He was previously Professor of Political Economy at the Department of Economics of the University of Macedonia. He studied at the Economics Department of the National Kapodistriakon University of Athens, from where he received his BA Economics (1985 - First Class Honours).

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