Karl Marx

Karl Marx in 1875 Karl Heinrich Marx (; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in Trier, Germany, Marx studied law and philosophy at university. He married Jenny von Westphalen in 1843. Due to his political publications, Marx became stateless and lived in exile with his wife and children in London for decades, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels and publish his writings, researching in the reading room of the British Museum. His best-known titles are the 1848 pamphlet ''The Communist Manifesto'' and the three-volume ''Das Kapital'' (1867–1883). Marx's political and philosophical thought had enormous influence on subsequent intellectual, economic and political history. His name has been used as an adjective, a noun and a school of social theory.

Marx's critical theories about society, economics and politics, collectively understood as Marxism, hold that human societies develop through class conflict. In the capitalist mode of production, this manifests itself in the conflict between the ruling classes (known as the bourgeoisie) that control the means of production and the working classes (known as the proletariat) that enable these means by selling their labour power in return for wages. Employing a critical approach known as historical materialism, Marx predicted that capitalism produced internal tensions like previous socio-economic systems and that those would lead to its self-destruction and replacement by a new system known as the socialist mode of production. For Marx, class antagonisms under capitalism, owing in part to its instability and crisis-prone nature, would eventuate the working class' development of class consciousness, leading to their conquest of political power and eventually the establishment of a classless, communist society constituted by a free association of producers. Marx actively pressed for its implementation, arguing that the working class should carry out organised proletarian revolutionary action to topple capitalism and bring about socio-economic emancipation.

Marx has been described as one of the most influential figures in human history and his work has been both lauded and criticised. His work in economics laid the basis for much of the current understanding of labour and its relation to capital and subsequent economic thought. Many intellectuals, labour unions, artists and political parties worldwide have been influenced by Marx's work, with many modifying or adapting his ideas. Marx is typically cited as one of the principal architects of modern social science. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
Published 1956
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Principios filosóficos
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1945
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1965
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1900
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1933
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Antologia
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
Published 2014
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Contribución a la crítica de la economía política
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1970
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Crítica de la filosofía del estado de Hegel
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1968
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1935
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La guerra civil en Francia
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1971
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Materiales para la historia de América Latina
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1972
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1970
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La Russie et l'Europe
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1954
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Textos sobre el colonialismo
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1973
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La cuestion judía
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1936
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Las luchas de clases en Francia 1848-1850
Filosofía y Humanidades / Psicología
by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1967
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1933
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1973
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 1955
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Manuscritos económicos-filosóficos de 1844
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by Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
Published 2004
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