Karl marx, in full karl heinrich marx, (born may 5, 1818, trier, rhine province, prussia [germany]—died march 14, 1883, london, england), revolutionary, sociologist, historian, and economist he published (with friedrich engels) manifest der kommunistischen partei (1848), commonly known as the communist manifesto , the most celebrated pamphlet in the history of the socialist movement.
As a philosopher, marx was influenced by a number of different thinkers, including the kantian and german idealist immanuel kant the hegelianists georg hegel and ludwig feuerbach (1804 - 1872) the british political economists adam smith and david ricardo (1772 - 1823) and the french social theorists such as jean-jacques rousseau, charles fourier (1772 - 1837), henri de saint-simon (1760 -1825), pierre-joseph proudhon (1809 - 1865), flora tristan (1803 -1844) and louis blanc (1811 - 1882. In 1848, marx and fellow german thinker friedrich engels published “the communist manifesto,” which introduced their concept of socialism as a natural result of the conflicts inherent in the capitalist system marx later moved to london, where he would live for the rest of his life.
Sociology chp 1-3 chapters 1-3 test flashcards study play -german philosopher and political activist-stated that religion is the opiate of the masses karl marx maintained that the capitalist control of the financial realm carried over to other parts of society. Karl marx notes study play on the german philosopher georg hegel's philosophy to explain how class struggle in history leads to a final, perfect society political and spiritual processes of life it is not the consciousness of men that determines their existence, but, on the contrary, their social existence determines their. Karl marx and his theories, background, the russian revolution, sose: history, year 9, nsw introduction: karl marx's life the german philosopher karl marx became one of the most influential thinkers of the 20th century. Karl marx (german: 5 may 1818 – 14 march 1883) was a german philosopher, economist, historian, political theorist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist born in trier to a middle-class family, marx studied law and hegelian philosophy.
Karl marx an introduction 1 marx- a very short introduction presented by anton boban thengummoottil deepak venugopal prajna sruthismara 2 author: peter singer peter albert david singer is an australian moral philosopher.
Karl marx: his life and thought is a 1973 biography of karl marx by the political scientist david mclellan the work was republished as karl marx: a biography in 1995 summary mclellan deals with marx's intellectual, political and private life.
1 marx’s life and works karl marx was born in trier, in the german rhineland, in 1818 although his family was jewish they converted to christianity so that his father could pursue his career as a lawyer in the face of prussia’s anti-jewish laws.