June7LectureOutlineEarlyMarx

June7LectureOutlineEarlyMarx - Development of Sociological...

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Development of Sociological Theory Manjusha Nair Key points o Karl Marx, biography, influences o Estranged Labor o Fordism and Assembly Line, Memo question o Dialectical Materialism o Comparison with Carlyle Biography: o Born in Prussia [1818] o PhD from University of Berlin [1839-1841] o Association with young Hegelians o First meeting with Engels [1842]] o Marriage to Jenny [1843] o Editor of Rheinische Zeitung o Moves to Paris[1843] o Banished from Prussia and subsequently from Paris [1844-1845] o Settles in London [1849] where he lives till 1883 Important Works: o Economic and philosophic manuscripts of 1844
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o Theses on Feuerbach 1845 o The German ideology 1845 o Manifesto of the communist party 1848 o The Grundrisse 1857 o Capital [volume I,II,III] 1867, 1885, 1894 Intellectual Influences, Philosophy: Young Hegelians o Criticism of Idealism and religion, especially Christianity Marx’ critique of Hegel and the young Hegelians o “The philosophers have only interpreted the world, in various ways; the point however is to change it” Intellectual Influences, Political Economy: o Adam Smith, David Ricardo Wealth of nations due to division of labor Labor theory of value
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Marx’ critique of Political Economy o Smith and Ricardo are ‘Empirical Businessmen’ o Political Economy creates “estranged labor” Reasons for estranged labor under capitalism o Reason One: Labor exists outside the worker, and it is forced. “It is external to the worker, it does not belong to his essential being” When working, the worker “does not feel content but unhappy, does not develop freely his physical and mental energy but mortifies his body and
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 300 DoST taught by Professor Nair during the Summer '10 term at Rutgers.

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