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Significance of Social Criticism of Terry Eagleton’s Cultural Philosophy

Author YouJuan
Tutor QiaoRuiJin
School Shanxi University
Course The philosophy of Marxism
Keywords Eagleton Philosophy of Culture Cultural and political criticism Critique of ideology Postmodernism
Type Master's thesis
Year 2008
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In today 's unprecedented prosperity critical discourse and in the field of cultural studies , we always hear thought-provoking sound Eagleton , who, with his unique style of criticism enjoy a wide range of Western Marxist theorists . Eagleton , Marxism is not primarily an interpretation tool , but to destroy capitalism and establish a socialist practice guidelines for institutional change . Therefore , the guidance of Marxism , cultural theory must be to serve the political practice , which is effective for the early realization of the \Culture \The real vitality of the criticism is political practices , cultural and political criticism of the motivation is to building a better society , people of all potential free play . This is different from other Western critical theorists insights . Ideology critique Eagleton criticized the core areas discourse , but also his iconic symbol of the cultural and political criticism . He respected the special theory of ideology constantly hear the \His critique of postmodernism looking new social body strength , reach reconstructed the essence of social criticism , this is the deepest essence of Eagleton thought . This thesis will focus on three important issues , reveals the essential meaning of cultural critique Eagleton , critical interpretation of ideology as the core of his critique of cultural and political methods , as well as through his social criticism reached new social body structure mining of the real essence of the the Eagleton ideological depths of content presented . Eagleton cultural issues into the context of the human spirit in the 20th century, the core issue in all areas of life , so that a representative of the Western Marxist cultural philosophy to give in-depth study is necessary .

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