György Lukács

Died: June 4, 1971, Budapest, Hungary

György Lukács was a Hungarian Marxist philosopher and one of the founders of Western Marxism, an interpretive tradition that departed from the Marxist ideological orthodoxy of the Soviet Union.

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What You Think You Know, You Really Don't

For Lukács, consciousness is economic manifestation. The ridiculousness of this claim is not without value. From a biological perspective, consciousness is a felt experience, and from an economic perspective its a reflection of your monetary worth to society.

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