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[Xmca-l] Re: vygotsky's theory and symbolic interactionism



Yes it is from Engels.


On Tue, Apr 1, 2014 at 9:24 PM, Martin John Packer
<mpacker@uniandes.edu.co>wrote:

> Wikipedia attributes the phase to Engels.
>
> Martin
>
> On Apr 1, 2014, at 8:13 PM, Douglas Williams <djwdoc@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
> > Hi--
> >
> > The term false consciousness is from Walter Benjamin in a 1930 review of
> Siegfried Kracauer's Die Angestellten, drawing from Marx. The idea in Marx
> is described in terms of alienation and estrangement from real objects and
> activity.
> >
> > https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1844/manuscripts/labour.htm
> >
> >
> > ________________________________
> > From: Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net>
> > To: "eXtended Mind, Culture, Activity" <xmca-l@mailman.ucsd.edu>
> > Sent: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 5:14 PM
> > Subject: [Xmca-l] Re: vygotsky's theory and symbolic interactionism
> >
> >
> > Tom, so far as I know, the term "false consciousness" was invented by
> > feminists in the 1970s and was never used by Marx, and I don't think the
> > concept is consistent with his ideas, as expressed in the Theses on
> > Feuerbach which you quoted, for example.
> > Andy
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > *Andy Blunden*
> > http://home.mira.net/~andy/
> >
> >
> >
> > Tom Richardson wrote:
> >> ... In the first place, it should be noted that Marx, like Spinoza and
> later
> >> Freud, believed that most of what men consciously think is "false"
> >> consciousness, is ideology and rationalization; that the true
> mainsprings
> >> of man's actions are unconscious to him.
> >>
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