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In Karl Marx and the Future of the Human, Cyril Smith makes a statement on this that can be found here: The odd word "Diesseitigkeit" might carry a bit more weight than is sometimes imagined. It is chosen as the opposite of the much more common "Jenseitigkeit", "other-worldliness" or transcendence. I think the terminology refers to Hegel, e.g. to his ...


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That's not really what he says in the video. The translation in the subtitles there is not the best possible translation. Where the subtitles read "Marx bases it on a completely certain world interpretation," "completely certain" translates the phrase "ganz bestimmten", which means "certain" in the sense of "a specific interpretation," rather than "an ...


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