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HISTORICAL MATERIALISM AND FUNCTIONAL EXPLANATION – AN ESSAY BY ALEXANDER RIKOWSKI

Does historical materialism need to appeal to functional explanation? If not, how can historical materialism otherwise be made consistent? If so, is this a strength or a weakness?

Alexander Rikowski

An essay written as an undergraduate in the Department of Philosophy, King’s College London

London, June 2010

This essay by Alexander Rikowski can be viewed at:

Rikowski, A. (2010) Historical Materialism and Functional Explanation, an essay written as an undergraduate in the Department of Philosophy, King’s College London, June, online at: http://www.flowideas.co.uk/index.php?page=articles&sub=Historical%20Materialism%20and%20Functional%20Explanation

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