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Darwin, Darwinism and Marxism: Some Issues

It is certainly true that Darwin continues to occupy an important position in the Marxist understanding since both the theories dealt with evolution, one of organic nature and other on human history. These are two different theories, one dealing with natural world, while other deals with social world. However, it would be extremely problematic to wishfully apply the version of social Darwinism to understand human history since human beings are essentially different from the animals as we engage in production of material life.