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Istvan Meszaros provides a lucid and polemical examination of the power of contemporary ideology. He undertakes a systematic analysis of ideology on a scale not attempted since Lukacs' History and Class Consciousness. The book is the result of many years of research and surveys and integrates a vast amount of material from the fields of Philosophy, Sociology, Political The ...more
Paperback, 616 pages
Published January 5th 2005 by Zed Books (first published September 1st 1989)
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Marxist philosopher, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Sussex. He held the Chair of Philosophy at Sussex for fifteen years and was earlier Professor of Philosophy and Social Science for four years at York University.

He can be linked to the so-called "Budapest School", a group of Hungarian philosophers who were taught or influenced by Georg Lukács, including Ágnes Heller and György Márkus
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