Authority and the State III

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 9/8/10 Authority and the State Extended Political Drive
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9/8/10 Review Communism: The political theory that advocates the abolition of private property and asserts that goods must be held in common and that the ideal social unit is the commune. Marxism: A political or philosophical doctrine based on the writings of Karl Marx: politically a form of
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9/8/10 Review Materialism: The ontological view that all reality can be shown to be material in nature (e.g., that “minds” are really brains). Dialectics: In the philosophies of Hegel and Marx, the dialectic is a mechanism of change and progress in which every possible situation exists only in relation to its own
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9/8/10 Review Four Aspects of Alienation (ways in which capitalism alienates society): 1. The product of labor: The worker is alienated from the object he produces because it is owned and disposed of by another, the capitalist.
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9/8/10 Review Marx’s vision of society would require people to recognize true needs (such as natural resources, means of production, means of distribution), and the means of production must not be privately owned – rather socially owned and democratically controlled. Labor should not be forced – no one
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9/8/10 Review Criticisms of Marxism: According to Marx, we are naturally cooperative – but what about
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