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Author of The Republic
Plato
Author of The Communist Mannifesto
Karl Marx and Fredrick Engels
Author of Utopia
Sir Thomas More
Author of Origin of the Species
Charles Darwin
Author of What is to Be Done
Lenin
Accoring to Hegel's theory a clash of opposites to produce something new is known as
"dialectic"
Written in 1848 this book set forth the basic tenets of communism
The Communist Manifesto
T or F - Communism promises to end human exploitation by means of a world-wide worker revolution
True
According to Marx what theory deals with a clash of opposing economic classes of people
Dialectical Materialism
T or F - According to Marx the causation of all history is best explained by religious and/or spiritual factors
False
In terms of dialectical materialism the capitalistic owners of the factories and other means of production are referred to as
Bourgeoisie
According to Marx the factory workers are known as
Proletariat
Marx's major work which contained his theories about the evils of capitalism written in 1867 was called
Das Kapital
What did Marx believe was the greatest economic evil
Private Ownership (of property etc)
T or F - Engel's was Marx's financial backer and philosophical associate
True
Marx referred to his classless society as
Utopia
T or F - Marx's writings caused many to consider economic factors in the shaping of political events and social changes
True
T or F - One of the weaknesses of a Marxist economy is that the economy stagnates bc the gov't of the Communist party is hte only participant in the means of production
True
One of the greatest failures of Marx was that he neglected to recognize the strength of
Nationalism
Marx designed his theories for
Everyone
T or F - Marx believed that the economic system of capitalism contained the "seeds of its own destruction"
True
The Heglian term Thesis matches with the Marxist term
Bourgeoisie
The Heglian term Antithesis matches with the Marxist term
Proletariat
The Heglian term Synthesis matches with the Marxist term
Utopia