I like this book. But the title is misleading – it is not a book that is only about Marx. It’s a reflection on contemporary questions. The questions will draw you in, ranging as they do among:
- My car has just been stolen! But can I hold the thieves responsible?
- Should I watch what I say on Twitter?
- Should your children benefit from your success?
- Should I bother to vote?
- Who should look after the baby?
And so on. These questions are explored, with historical reflections, and philosophical insights drawing upon a variety of theorists (including Marx).
I’d happily teach a problem-solving PHIL 101 using this, except the title might spook some folks. (It wouldn’t spook me, of course).