Introduction to Sociological Theory - Lecture 5

dialectical materialism marx combined the dialectic

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Unformatted text preview: ms in society stemmed from real material conditions, for ex. Problems from society stem from the existence of capitalism Marx also argues that solutions to these societal problems must be found in dialectical relationships- considering the conflict between capitalists and workers is a dialectical relationship Workers would rise up, there would be a revolution and this revolution would lead to the end of capitalism 4.) Influence of political economy The study of the political and economic aspects of society- political economists Adam Smith influenced Marx- Marx agreed with political economists that labour is the source of all wealth Marx strongly criticized political economists on 2 issues: fir...
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