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Response- Liberalism v. Socialism

MB Great post this week on the differences between classical liberalism, which could be considered modern conservatism, and socialism, or modern-day liberalism. How do you think that classical liberalism came to evolve into what we associate it with today? In a broad sense, there are many similarities between the two....

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Outline of Marx and Engels: The Communist Manifesto

The communist manifesto encapsulates the theoretical perspectives of Marxism and the industrial ideals of Engels with the aim of explicating the essence of communism. Divided into four sections, the communist manifesto reflects upon economic, political, and social factors that affected European states during the industrial revolution. Although the period initiated...

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Nielsen’s View of Pure Socialism

Nielsen's view of pure socialism, particularly in regard to the values of autonomy, equality and justice, is not a convincing argument in favor of freedom. The reason the argument is unconvincing is because it presumes that a purely socialist community, in which all members have an equal say on the...

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Greece, Socialism and the Euro

In his article “Greece’s Exit from the Euro Would be a Socialist Disaster,” Louis Woodhill makes a strong case against the socialist direction of Greece’s recently-elected Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras (2015). This article is written as both an analysis and an opinion, with Woodhill offering a clear indictment of both...

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Liberalism v. Socialism

The term ‘liberalism’ as it applies to government has a different definition than what is recognized and identified as ‘liberal’ in America, where it typically means that a personal with liberal political leanings would not support a smaller government. This, however, is what the term liberalism implies. Before the separations...

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Proletariat vs Bourgeoisie in Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels’ “Manifesto of the Communist Party”

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels are the renown 19th-century thinkers, scholars, and writers who extensively worked on the questions of class struggle, the oppression of the proletariat by the bourgeoisie, and the necessity for the former class to unite, eventually inspiring the ideology of communism. In their famous pamphlet, “Manifesto...

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Social Class

Social class is something that I only grew to become aware of as I grew up, as my parents never really discussed it with me openly. Now that I am older, I know that my family is largely middle, if not upper middle class; my parents are both professionals, one...

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Understanding Marx

In fact, a Marxist term that used to mark the alienation derives from the German word Entfremdung which carries both social and philosophical connotations in its meaning. In the “Theory of Alienation,” Karl Marx refers to the outcomes of living in the socially stratified society. In that regard, alienation occurs...

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Karl Marx The Man Behind the Theory of Marxism

Karl Marx, born in 1818, was one of the most influential and subsequently, controversial theorists of his time. He was born in Prussia and studied economics and law at the collegiate level; however, he was far more than an economist. Instead, his theories are applicable to the world of philosophy,...

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Social Darwinism, Conservatism and Social Reform

In the late 1800s, Darwinism greatly influenced not only biology but also social thought. Indeed, Social Darwinism provided fuel for both social conservatism and social reform. It tended to bring out the most ruthless aspects of both movements. Social Darwinism supported conservative ideas such as a belief in free markets...

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Welfare, Freedom, and Virtue

One the things that struck me in the article “What’s the Right to Do?” by Michael Sandel is how wrong price gouging is. I think it is a horrible practice that people do. There should be severe consequences for doing it. I could not believe that during the Florida Hurricane...

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