A school of thought centered on Vienna from the late 19th century until the mid-1930s, Austro-Marxism has been influential on Marxism understood as a sociological theory. Max Adler, Otto Bauer, Rudolf Hilferding and Karl Renner were all members of this school and wrote on topics ranging from economics to law, all from a sociological perspective. Methodologically they drew on positivism, marginalist economics and also found inspiration in neo-Kantian philosophy.

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