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Geldwesen
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In the work Über das Geldwesen, Moses Hess (1812–1875) develops the notion that money is for the practical life of mankind what God is for his theoretical life. Due to the ideas of socialization which he developed in connection with the concepts of “social life-activity” and “cooperation,” the text exerted considerable influence on the thinking of the young Marx and the social…

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Bensussan, Gérard, “Geldwesen”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 28 February 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0253>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20191110



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