Marx and Study Questions

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Unclear Terms? Questions 1) In the Communist Manifesto , Marx states: And here it becomes evident, that the bourgeoisie is unfit any longer to be the ruling class in society, and to impose its conditions of existence upon society as an overriding law. It is unfit to rule because it is incompetent to assure an existence to its slave within his slavery, because it cannot help letting him sink into such a state, that it has to feed him, instead of being fed by him. Society can no longer live under this bourgeoisie, in other words, its existence is no longer
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Unformatted text preview: compatible with society. How would Hobbes react to this statement? Rousseau? 2) The Declaration of Independence identifies the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness as inalienable. What would Marx think of this? Kant? 3) As your personal career consultant, what would Marx advise you to do? 4) According to Marx, one form of estrangement resulting from capitalism is estrangement from one’s “species being.” What does this mean? How does it happen?...
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