This paper examines the philosophical outlooks of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
# 95545 | 2,000 words | 4 sources | APA | 2007 |
Published on May 27, 2007 in Political Science (Communism) , Political Science (Political Theory) , Economics (Labor) , Philosophy (History - 19th Century) , Economics (General) , Political Science (Marx / Engels)
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This paper explores the historical and economic influences that spurred Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels to create their philosophical theories and writings. The author elaborates on their innovative perspectives, especially Marx's view of the bourgeoisie oppressing the working class. Several quotes are included to illustrate this point. The paper also cites how Marx and Engels influenced socialist and communist thought as well as why their belief systems were so difficult to fully achieve in society.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Marx, Karl., (1975) Karl Marx Early Writings, New York: Vintage Books
- Marx, Karl., Engels, Frederick., (1988) Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 Karl Marx, Buffalo, N.Y.: Prometheus Books
- Marx, Karl., Engels, Frederick., (1998) The Communist Manifesto, New York: New Left Books
- Ollman, Bertell, (1979) Social and Sexual Revolution: Essays on Marx and Reich, Boston: South End Press
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