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TRAMES. A Journal of the Humanities and Social Sciences
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HOW THE LEGITIMACY OF MARX’S ECOLOGY IS POSSIBLE: DEMONSTRATING FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF FACTUALITY AND EFFECTIVENESS?; pp. 169–183
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Author
Ning Zhang
Abstract

This article will discuss the legitimacy of Marx’s ecology. Generally speaking, the legitimacy of Marx’s ecology is doubted in two aspects. Does Marx have ecology? Is Marx’s ecology effective? In the former aspect, the opponents believe that Marx’s theory lacks ecological content due to its inherent tendency of ‘Prometheanism’ and ‘hyperindustrialism’. In the latter aspect, the opponents believe that although Marx has ecology, Marx’s ecology has long lost its explanatory power for modern ecological problems due to changes of times and historical themes. Therefore, the demonstration of the legitimacy of Marx’s ecology should also be carried out from the two dimensions of factuality (existence) and effectiveness.

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