Karl Jaspers

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  • Business Case Study: Peugeot SA: A French Product

    Peugeot SA is a French brand which produces passenger cars, motorcycles, bicycles and related spare parts. The business started operating in 1842, manufacturing pepper, salt and coffee grinders. After half a century, Armand Peugeot became interested in automobiles, and that was the true starter of the company. By 1899 25% of all cars sold in France were Peugeot manufactured. Nowadays this company distributes its products in over 160 countries worldwide, sold under the Peugeot and Citroën marques…

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  • Truth And Deception In Brave New World By Aldous Huxley

    Karl Marx, a theorist who examined the societal values and orders, ultimately came to the conclusion that human history was composed of a level of struggles between different classes. The main motivator for humans is “historical materialism” which is associated with wealth, gain, and resources. Marx believed that when factories were created with no progress and investment, the workers just ended up getting poorer and poorer until there was no incentive to work. To fix this problem, Marx came up…

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  • Eli Zaretsky Family Analysis

    Firstly, In respect of ideological reproduction, family is the primary agent of socialization whereby to form and transmit the value consensus of capitalism. Secondly, in terms of the domestic division of labour, the capitalist system exploits the free domestic labour of the housewife; therefore the physical reproduction is costless. Thirdly, family provides an outlet for the pressure and frustrations engendered by the alienating work of a capitalist economy. Finally, the family consumes goods…

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  • The Theme Of Social Responsibility In 'An Inspector Calls' By J. B. Priestley

    Priestley presents the theme of social responsibility by using Eva/Daisy’s case and the Birling family. J.B. Priestley was a socialist and he wrote about times when capitalism was spread around England, social classes weren’t treated the same, genders were unequal, and poverty was common all over England. This shows us that most people didn’t care about each other and social responsibility wasn’t accepted by them. In the play he used the character of Inspector to challenge main characters as…

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  • Gilpin's Definition Of Political Economy

    The first premise is that politics and economics cannot be separated and trying to separate them even for analytical purposes has its consequences. This premise will be supported by the work of Karl Polanyi and his theory of “embeddedness” further in the essay. Second, political interaction is one of the main ways economic systems are built and grow. This premise will be supported by looking at the creation of the Bretton Woods institutions by…

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  • Garrett Hardin's Examples Of Tragedy Of The Commons

    developing his ideas? Tragedy of the commons can be defined as an economic theory within a shared resource system where individual users act independently according to their own self-interest contrary to the common good of society by depleting or spoiling that resource. Garrett Hardin explains the tragedy of the commons through an example of herdsman with cattle on the common and each herdsman seeks to maximize their gain. With each additional cattle added to the common there is a positive…

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  • Conflict And Conflicts In Storming Heaven By Denise Giardina

    In the midst of a war, how people interact with others from different cultures or within their own, may be their making or breaking point. In the book Storming Heaven by Denise Giardina and in the movie Matewan, it is clear to see how the miners have conflicts with the coal company, the scabs, and with themselves, and how the miners unite within themselves and with the others. Each of these interactions, both bad and good, impact the fight for the miner’s basic human rights against the company…

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  • 'Karl Marx' Theory Of Class Consciousness, And False Consciousness?

    According to Bethany Johnson’s article Karl Marx: Theory of Class Consciousness and False Consciousness, the Marxist theory claimed that “the working class first needed to develop class consciousness” (Johnson 1). The World State made many sacrifices such as religion, emotions, books, and history…

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  • Dehumanization Of Power In 1984, By George Orwell

    Moreover, the leaders of these strong dictatorial patriotic countries are often times unstable, which “makes it possible for him to be much more nationalistic — more vulgar, more silly, more malignant, more dishonest — that he could ever be on behalf of his native country, or any unit of which he had real knowledge” (Notes on Nationalism). In essence, it leads to dehumanization of the individual and places the leader to believe he has an almost godlike power that can do no wrong, which explains…

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  • Analysis Of The Communist Manifesto By Karl Marx

    The words communism and socialism in today’s world (and especially during the Cold War), had an extremely negative connotation, but for the working class living a century earlier, it seemed ideal. Karl Marx and his close friend Frederick Engels were both men beyond their years with radical ideas composed into their book The Communist Manifesto, which influenced revolutions across Europe throughout the Nineteenth century. Analyzing the key points Marx lays out and how they relate to the…

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