Karl Marx

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Karl Marx ( 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Born in Prussia to a middle-class family, he later studied political economy and Hegelian philosophy. As an adult, Marx became stateless and spent much of his life in London, England, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels and published various works, the most well-known being the 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto. His work has since influenced subsequent intellectual, economic, and political history.

Marx's theories about society, economics and politics—collectively understood as Marxism—hold that... more »

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  • ''The English have all the material requisites for the revolution. What they lack is the spirit of generalization and revolutionary ardour.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. Pamphlet, January 1870, against the Bakuninists.
  • ''Religion is the sigh of the oppressed creature, the heart of a heartless world, and the soul of soulless conditions. It is the opium of the people.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. A Contribution to the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right, preface (1844). ...
  • Mankind always sets itself only such tasks as it can solve; since, looking at the matter more closely, we will always find that the task itself arises only when the material conditions necessary for i...
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. repr. In Selected Works, vol. 1 (1942). A Contribution to the Critique of Politi...
  • ''The bourgeoisie of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration of brick and mortar.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. Address of the General Council of the International Working Men's Association on...
  • ''The bourgeoisie of the whole world, which looks complacently upon the wholesale massacre after the battle, is convulsed by horror at the desecration of brick and mortar.''
    Karl Marx (1818-1883), German political theorist, social philosopher. Selected Works, vol. 2 (1942). "Address of the General Council of the Internatio...
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