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    Marxist Philosophy

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    exploit such labor for profit. It is important to point out that Karl Marx did not view capitalism as a stride in society's evolution toward realistic true freedom but as a necessary historical stage in that evolution. "Evolution" is a key term in Marxist theory, and like Utopianism, it contributes in the legacy of scientific and social roles of the nineteenth century. Some experts believe that, given the extensive nature of the human species, Marx's line of thought is essentially Utopian. He believed

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    critiquing Marx he uses Marx against himself. Using deconstruction Dipesh is able to whittle down the arguments of Marx and redraw them where the humanity really stands inside capital. This essays intended audience is those interested in Marx, Marxist Thought, Marxist Theory, Economics, and anyone interested in the interconnected world of people and capital (the humanities). To illustrate his point Dipesh breaks down Marx’s though thought on capital into two separate ‘histories’ each of which show where

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    Marxist views can be frequently spotted within William Blake’s works. The argument that “human interactions are economically driven and are based on a struggle for power between different social classes” is deeply rooted within the lines of Blake’s work. (Gardner, Pg. 146). In fact, “The Chimney Sweeper,” which was first published in 1789, a full half a century before Karl Marx first publicized his Marxist theory in 1848, has several instances of Marxist tones. Critic, Janet E. Gardner, argues that

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    The Marxist Perspective on Education Marxists such as Louis Althusser, Samuel Bowles and Herbert Gintis refute the Functionalist view that industrial capitalist societies are meritocracies and that every ones' position in society is based on talent and hard work. They suggest ideas for why this is the case. Althusser bases his theory around the idea of education being an ideological state apparatus. Bowles and Gintis' theory is based on the 'long shadow of work' and the legitimation of inequality

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    myself in my emotional defense. What I want to do is pull two separate and different works together and focus on the impact of gender in media and film. First I will summarize my position then address the two selected works. One work is from noted Marxist Louis Althusser where he points out eight different Ideological State Apparatus (ISA) of which I will focus on two for this writing, the family ISA and the culture ISA. The second is from noted Canadian activist and trans-gender celebrity Holy Devore

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    Marxism Essay

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    Karl Marx and his Marxist approach gave rise to multiple new theories that took part in analysis of effects the text has on the reader and society. This includes the cultural studies theorist Louis Althusser and new historicist Michel Foucault. These theorists, although somewhat different in altering Marx’s approach, stress the deep structure as the underlying nature of society. All three will view society as class, although Althusser and Foucault will focus on the social classes as ‘subjects’ whose

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    Marxist Literary Criticism

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    distinction between Marx's specific socio-economic and political agenda and the body of literary theory which emerged years later. Marxist literary criticism proceeds from the fundamental philosophical assumption that "consciousness can never be anything else than conscious existence...Life is not determined by consciousness, but consciousness by life" (Marx 568-9). Marxist critics use this challenge to the notion of an innate, prefigured, individual human nature to reexamine the nature of creative or

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    Most of the material is about Marxism, Neo-Marxism and Frankfurt School (which is about social science, sociology and neo Marxism). Theories like critical theory, cultural studies political economy theory. These theories has root in Marxist theory and explaining that “mass media often support the status quo and interfere with the efforts of social movements to bring about useful social charges (Baran & Davis, 2011, p. 235).we read about Marxism in this chapter which we have already discuss

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    Memory of Norman Bethune, Serve the People, and The Foolish Old Man Who Removed the Mountains, we can see that the two defining themes of Mao’s rendition of Marxist philosophy towards life are altruism and pragmatism, both of which are in line with Marxist theories. However, considering the historical context of the three essays, Mao’s philosophy of life as shown in the aforementioned essays can be seen as propagandistic and does not necessarily reflect Mao’s true opinions on life. In Mao’s essays,

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    The key theme of Marxist geography, is that spatial patterns in the world are inherently uneven, which can be explained and analysed using fundamental economic theory (Cresswell, 2013). Capitalism is the current economic ‘base’ that the majority of Western countries use. Marxist geographic theory suggests it is this ‘base’ that completely determines the ‘superstructure’ of the entire society run on top of it (Williams, 1991). It explains spatial differences in the world through the uneven development

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