Karl Marx (1818–1883)

Watch this video, which gives an overview of Marx's life and work.

Study Guide Questions:

  1. What does Marx say is the main source of conflict throughout history?
  2. Why does Marx think that the bourgeoisie is unfit to rule?
  3. According to Marx, why are laborers forced to sell their labor for the lowest possible wages?
  4. Explain Marx's views on the relationship between religion and capitalism.
  5. Why does Marx think that capitalism inevitably creates its own destruction?

Source: Alan MacFarlane
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