The Poverty of Philosophy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Poverty of Philosophy (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

by Karl Marx
     
 

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Marx wrote this 1847 work in response to Pierre-Joseph Proudhon's 1847 book, The System of Economic Contradictions, or Philosophy of Poverty.  Accusing Proudhon of not only wanting to rise above the bourgeoisie, but also adhering to a quasi-religious faith in economic utopianism; Marx, on the contrary, proposes a scientific approach to the study of

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Marx wrote this 1847 work in response to Pierre-Joseph Proudhon's 1847 book, The System of Economic Contradictions, or Philosophy of Poverty.  Accusing Proudhon of not only wanting to rise above the bourgeoisie, but also adhering to a quasi-religious faith in economic utopianism; Marx, on the contrary, proposes a scientific approach to the study of economic development. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411439580
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/01/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
234
Sales rank:
646,276
File size:
240 KB

Meet the Author

Karl Marx (1818-1883) was a German political philosopher, writer, and revolutionary. With Friedrich Engels (1820-1895), he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848), perhaps the most influential political tract since The Declaration of Independence. Living in England, he composed his masterpiece, Das Kapital (1867-94), a comprehensive history and critique of capitalism.

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