Documents and notes the specific content of Marx′s postulate (in the original German edition of Das Kapital, 1867) that “der Mensch von Natur...ein gesellschaftliches thier ist”. All the prominent English editions (unlike the French, Russian, Italian and Spanish versions examined) except one omit the “by nature” qualifier. Suggests reasons for and the significance of this critical and essentially mysterious omission.
Nitsch, T.O. (1992), "Marx on Man's Sociality by Nature: An Inexplicable Omission?", International Journal of Social Economics, Vol. 19 No. 7/8/9, pp. 108-120. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000000490Download as .RIS
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