Karl Marx & Conflict Theory: Crash Course Sociology #6
Jonathan Sperber has so far been mainly known as a historian of 19th-century Germany, and of the Rhineland in particular. The problem Sperber addresses is that the name of Karl Marx has become entwined with the experience of state socialism in the 20th century. Marx has been for over a decade alternately celebrated or condemned as the prophet of 20th-century communism.
Isaiah Berlin, Karl Marx, and the Enlightenment
Forgot password? Don't have an account? Marx is not treated as an archetypal Enlightenment thinker but as having affinities and contrasts with Enlightenment thought ; the Enlightenment influence on his writings is identified as broadly positive responsible for its realism, clarity, and empirical insight ; and Marx is not criticized for rejecting the truth of value pluralism but for denying the historical importance of ideas and human agency. Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter. Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.
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Laurence Brockliss and Ritchie Robertson
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union and an economic shift in China it seemed that capitalism had become the only game in town. However the global financial crash of and its aftermath sent many rushing back to the bin. Commentators, whether hostile or sympathetic, focused on his critique of the exploitation and inequality of capitalism and imperialism, and the struggle to transform society in a socialist direction. After all, the steady but accelerating destruction by modern capitalism of the very conditions which sustain all life, including human life, is arguably the most fundamental challenge facing humanity today. This is most widely recognised in the shape of one of its most devastating symptoms: climate change.