1250 words. As much as their methods vary, Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud meet in a shared critique (or, “hermeneutics of suspicion”) of self, value, and society
1250 words. As much as their methods vary, Marx, Nietzsche, and Freud meet in a shared critique (or, “hermeneutics of suspicion”) of self, value, and society. But they also diverge in their analytical categories, critical methods, and theoretical vocabulary: historical materialism, post-metaphysical philosophy, and theory of the unconscious, respectively. In your paper, therefore, you are expected to articulate points of contrast as well as convergence in their writings from a specific lens.
Please use the topic of religion. I will upload an outline, please follow it and elaborate. (Based ONLY on the three sources I will upload.) No need to cite. Only bibliography.
Instructor’s feedback: The outline is definitely in the right direction. Try to move away from a schematic language and look at the complexities of their discussion of religion in their larger theoretical concepts. In Marx, for instance, the cirque of religion is a critique of German Idealist philosophy. For Marx, ideas are “superstructural constructs: that owe their existence to the material base. Therefore, in order to understand the place of religion in a given society, we must look at the material conditions from which it emerged…