the system of economic and political thought developed by Karl Marx
, along with Friedrich Engels, especially the doctrine that the state throughout history has been a device for the exploitation of the masses by a dominant class, that class struggle has been the main agency of historical change, and that the capitalist system, containing from the first the seeds of its own decay, will inevitably, after the period of the dictatorship of the proletariat, be superseded by a socialist order and a classless society.
Marxism is a method of socioeconomic analysis, originating from the mid-to-late
19th century works of German philosophers Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, that
Marx's study of capitalism was grounded in a philosophy that is both dialectical
and materialist. With dialectics, changes and interaction are brought into focus ...
The Philosophy of Politics and the Philosophy of Law are often studied separately, but they are presented here jointly because they both come back to the same thing: the study of force. Politics is the study of political force in the general community, while jurispr... More »
the political, economic, and social theories of Karl Marx including the belief that
the struggle between social classes is a major force in history and that there ...
It seemed that—with the Bolshevik revolution in Russia and the spread of
communism throughout Eastern Europe—the Marxist dream had firmly taken root
Oct 30, 2014 ... Marxism, a body of doctrine developed by Karl Marx and, to a lesser extent, by
Friedrich Engels in the mid-19th century. It originally consisted of ...
Definition of Marxism: A system of economic, social, and political philosophy
based on ideas that view social change in terms of economic factors. A central
Marxist website defending the ideas of Marxism as a tool for today's labour
movement, by the International Marxist Tendency.