Karl Marx and Luce Irigaray Comparison Essay by The Research Group

Karl Marx and Luce Irigaray
Critiques this socialist's commodity theory and the feminist's application of that theory to women in a patriarchal society.
# 14324 | 1,575 words | 2 sources | 1999 | US


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This research paper outlines the theory of Karl Marx (1818-1884) of historical materialism, discusses the views of Max Weber (1864-1920) on the forces which shape history and compares and contrasts the views of Marx and Weber on the rise of capitalism

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"This research paper outlines the theory of Karl Marx (1818-1884) of historical materialism, discusses the views of Max Weber (1864-1920) on the forces which shape history and compares and contrasts the views of Marx and Weber on the rise of capitalism). First, Marx's critique of the role of commodities in capitalistic society is presented in a far more clear, logical, and comprehensive way than is Irigaray's critique of society as a completely male-dominated world where women are nothing more than commodities to be exchanged by men. Second, Marx's argument about commodities seems to still largely hold true today, while Irigaray's argument (though it was written in ..."

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