Karl Jaspers

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  • Capitalist System

    As the capitalist system came to fruition, the early classical economists of this time developed categories to analyze this system. Thomas Robert Malthus’ An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798), Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, and David Ricardo’s On the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation attempt to explain the newly integrated world while criticising the mercantilist ideas that the European countries had adopted during this period of time. The contrast between mercantilism…

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  • Trinitarian Atonement Analysis

    Barth’s understanding of God’s being in act helps us strengthen the ontological basis of the Trinitarian atonement by reconstructing the notion of the triune God through the incarnation. As we have seen above, Barth conceives of God’s being in terms of act, not in terms of substance. Understanding God’s being in terms of substance often gives us complications to understand how the triune God works in eternity and in time without changing his substance. When it comes to the incarnation, this…

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  • Marx's Conflict Theory Analysis

    In this case, I specifically used the conflict theory by Karl Marx to help me understand this example better. This interpretation made it clearer that these types of incidences are bound to happen. This theory states that social problems are unavoidable. Marx also refers to capitalism that says those who run…

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  • Andrew Ure: The Industrial Revolution

    The Industrial Revolution brought an incredible changes to world’s economy and society. The major focus of the Industrial Revolution was to modernize ongoing businesses and the society by bringing more technology advancements to people’s lives. Along with political, economical and social changes during the Industrial Revolution a lot of technological innovations took places, that lead to major changes in lifestyles. In many fields machinery and advanced technologies were taking over things that…

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  • Karl Marx's Theory Of Class

    The main crux of Karl Marx’s theory of class lies on the notion that “the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles” (Marx et al. 1992). As he sees it, humans have been struggling with class divisions and conflicts resulting from that for thousands and thousands of years. The conflict between the haves and haves not continues to build before tensions erupt and a revolution occurs that restructures the order of society. This has been continuously happening over…

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  • Summary Of A Fierce Discontent

    According to author Michael McGerr, the argument of his work A Fierce Discontent: The Rise and Fall of the Progressive Movement in America, is “that progressivism created much of our contemporary political predicament” (xiv). While the author states that this is his purpose, his work seems to be more of a summary of the progressive era, devoting just a miniscule conclusion to connecting how progressive battles then led to the political situations of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. If…

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  • Capitalism Exposed In Upton Sinclair's The Jungle

    In the historical novel The Jungle, author, Upton Sinclair, composes the story of Lithuanian immigrants with aspirations of achieving the “American Dream.” Jurgis Rudkus, his lover Ona Lukosziate and her ten family members traveled to the center of Lithuanian immigration, a meatpacking industry of Chicago, known as “Packingtown.” Here it was perceived that they would establish a better living in a place professed to reward the labor of those willing to grind. However, the American dream at this…

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  • French Mandate In Syria

    This historical analysis will define the influence of the French mandate in the development of socialism in Syria through European education and development of the League of Nationalist Action (LNA) and the Ba’ath Party in the nationalist movements of the 1930s and 1940s. The rise of socialism in Syria was primarily organized by young men that sought a modern nationalist platform through the LNA in the 1930s. The fervent nationalism against the French mandate provided a conceptualization of…

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  • Compare And Contrast Karl Marx And Adam Smith

    The two theorists I will discuss are Adam Smith and Karl Marx, who are both very prominent for their ideas and theories. But are very different in their approach and views and both lived through very different times. Smith lived during the thriving industrial revolution in the 1700s while Marx lived in a bleak London with poor living conditions in the 1900s. Smith focused on the individual, one of his theories was the division of labour which was ground-breaking it has been used as a model in…

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  • Sidney Mintz Sweetness And Power Analysis

    Sidney Mintz was heavily influenced by the ideas of Karl Marx. His mother belonged to a Marxist organization when he was a child and he continued to discuss Marx’s ideas with the Mundial Upheaval Society at Columbia (Smith). In Sweetness and Power, Mintz touches on Marx’s ideas of historical materialism and the separation of production and consumption within that system. Mintz’s object of study is sugar as a commodity and a means of subsistence (Mintz 1985: 6). His approach leaves room for…

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