Lecture 10

Lecture 10 - Lecture 10 2/16/11 HIS 208 Engels The new...

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Lecture 10 2/16/11 HIS 208 Engels The new invention were the motor of the industrial revolution Engels and Marx saw themselves as scientific socialists Dialectical process Produces negative effects but also gives rise to positive effects Engels was an optimist, at least in his writings, also a rationalist Had a very negative reaction to religion Comes from his devote following of the enlightenment Pg 51 of conditions of working class Workers were intellectually dead, were vegetables The industrial revolution first made workers appendages of machines, they were worse off than they were back on their farms, but it would eventually bring about great changes for the working class There would be a revolution of sorts that would make the French Revolution pale in comparison Ridicules the life of the farmer that has been driven into the city, even though he realizes that it will bring about great change for them Doesn’t mean however that he doesn’t fully understand the workers misery Pg 89
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2011 for the course HIS 208 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at Rochester.

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Lecture 10 - Lecture 10 2/16/11 HIS 208 Engels The new...

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