Karl Marx

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Karl Marx

A 19th-century economic philosopher. He espoused common ownership (not state ownership) of the means of production. He taught that the capitalist class of persons (who control the money) exploits the proletariat (who provide most of the labor) to the detriment of the latter. According to Marx, as the direct result of industrialization, the proletariat inevitably will overthrow the capitalist class and, after a brief period in which the state controls the means of production, the state will fade away to create a communist society. His philosophy, Marxism, significantly influenced communist thinking for the next century. He lived from 1818 to 1883.
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He said: "In our defence Carl Marx is a clever businessman.
The comparative school of justice propagated by Adam Smith, Marquis de Condorcet, Carl Marx and Stuart Mill lays emphasis upon looking at 'justice' in a comparative sense and on the basis of what the society is actually able to realise.
A traves de los ojos de Carl Marx -como se titula este trabajo- se establece un juego donde el discurso adquiere una logica recursiva; por un lado, la vision de un pensador del siglo XIX en una Europa convulsionada por la revolucion industrial; por el otro las cosmovision de un pensador latinoamericano que intenta desentranar teoreticamente las construcciones ideologicas de la Europa colonial.