Classical Marxism
Classical Marxism refers to the economic, philosophical, and sociological theories expounded by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, as contrasted with later developments in Marxism, especially Leninism an...
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Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
Karl Marx
Karl Marx (/mɑrks/; [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Marx's work in economics laid the basis for...
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Influences on Karl Marx
Influences on Karl Marx are generally thought to have been derived from three sources: German idealist philosophy, French socialism, and English and Scottish political economy.
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Friedrich Engels
Friedrich Engels (/ˈɛŋɡəlz/ or /ˈɛŋəlz/; [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈɛŋəls]; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German social scientist, author, political theorist, philosopher, and father of Marxist theory, tog...
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Marx's theory of history
The Marxist theory of historical materialism claims society as fundamentally determined by the material conditions at any given time – in other words, the relationships which people have with eac...
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The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844
The Condition of the Working Class in England is a 1845 book by the German philosopher Friedrich Engels, a study of the industrial working class in Victorian England. Engels' first book, it was origin...
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Marx's theory of human nature
Marx's theory of human nature has an important place in his critique of capitalism, his conception of communism, and his 'materialist conception of history'. Marx, however, does not refer to "human na...
Anti-Dühring
Anti-Dühring (German: Herrn Eugen Dührings Umwälzung der Wissenschaft) is a book by Friedrich Engels, first published in German in 1878. It had previously been serialised in a periodical. There we...
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Marxism
Marxism is a worldview and method of societal analysis that focuses on class relations and societal conflict, that uses a materialist interpretation of historical development, and a dialectical view o...
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The Origin of the Family, Private Property and the State
The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State: in the Light of the Researches of Lewis H. Morgan (German: Der Ursprung der Familie, des Privateigenthums und des Staats) is an 1884 hist...
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Ludwig Feuerbach
Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach (July 28, 1804 – September 13, 1872) was a German philosopher and anthropologist best known for his book The Essence of Christianity, which provided a critique of Christia...
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Marxian economics
Marxian economics or the Marxian school of economics refers to a school of economic thought tracing its foundations to the critique of classical political economy first expounded upon by Karl Marx and...
Labour theory of value
The labor theory of value (LTV) is a heterodox economic theory of value that argues that the economic value of a good or service is determined by the total amount of socially necessary labor required ...
Marx's theory of alienation
Karl Marx's theory of alienation describes the estrangement (German: Entfremdung) of people from aspects of their human nature (Gattungswesen, “species-essence”) as a consequence of living in a societ...
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Socialism: Utopian and Scientific
Socialism: Utopian and Scientific (German: Die Entwicklung des Sozialismus von der Utopie zur Wissenschaft) is a book written in 1880 by co-founder of Marxism Friedrich Engels, primarily extracted...