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byt okresla swiadomosc czlowieka

English translation: social existence determines consciousness

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Polish term or phrase:byt okresla swiadomosc czlowieka
English translation:social existence determines consciousness
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23:57 May 12, 2002
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Polish term or phrase: byt okresla swiadomosc czlowieka
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lesny
Local time: 01:13
social existence determines consciousness
Explanation:
Full quote:
"The mode of production in material life determines the general character of the social, political, and spiritual production processes of life. It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but on the contrary their social existence determines their consciousness."

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Note added at 2002-05-13 01:06:00 (GMT) Post-grading
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You\'re most welcome - apparently, it\'s from \"A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy\", 1859
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Kasia Trzcińska-Draper
Local time: 07:13
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Thank you - I wasn't even sure which work the quotation was from.
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social existence determines consciousness


Explanation:
Full quote:
"The mode of production in material life determines the general character of the social, political, and spiritual production processes of life. It is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but on the contrary their social existence determines their consciousness."

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Note added at 2002-05-13 01:06:00 (GMT) Post-grading
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You\'re most welcome - apparently, it\'s from \"A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy\", 1859


    Reference: http://www.unm.edu/~soc101/marxweb.htm
Kasia Trzcińska-Draper
Local time: 07:13
Native speaker of: Native in PolishPolish, Native in EnglishEnglish
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Thank you - I wasn't even sure which work the quotation was from.
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