Marx Notion of Alienation and Post Darwinian Theories Assignment

Choose One to write about

1) Develop and then critically evaluate Marx’ notion of “alienation.”First, trace the concept through several of the passages addressing the subject –focus primarily on passages in the Reader.Secondly, develop your understanding of these passages into a cohesive picture of what you think Marx meant by alienation.Finally, critically respond to one or more of the kinds of alienation Marx presented.Do you see any of these forms of alienation today?If so, give some examples.Provide textual citations to support your remarks.

2) Choose any one of the Post-Darwinian Theories that interests you.Present and explain the background claims, diagnostic, and prescriptive claims of the theory, and then critique one or more aspects of the theory.Provide textual citations to support your remarks.