Marx - Core250 Baird,F. KARLMARX(18181883) Themes:...

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Core 250 Baird, F. KARL MARX (1818-1883) Themes: Modernism triumphant o Transition to postmodernism Modern view=mind is mirror of reality Kant’s view= mind as a universal meatgrinder Postmodernism= mind as prescription glasses Doctrine of Progress o o Will continue o Industrial Revolution Making life easy But also making life dull Romanticism o Reaction to industrial rev o Back to nature—we have lost something Determinists (marx, Darwin, freud, skinner) vs  existentialists (Kierkegaard, dostoesvsky, nietsche, Sartre) I. Introduction A. Role of Marx in History:  very influential (goal of philosophy  not to understand the world, but to change it) B. Role of Marx in this Class:   Determinist II. Two Influences A. Hegel 1. The Dialectic:  (dialogue)  Idea/mind/spirit  exists that  is beyond the world  whenever I think about this I come up with a  thesis, which gives rise to the antithesis  they combine to form the  new thesis etc. ex. religion--  apostolic Christianity  early church  heresies:    the two combine to medieval Christianity  reformation:   the 2 combine
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