[mahrks; German mahrks]
- Karl (Hein·rich) [kahrl hahyn-rik; German kahrl hahyn-rikh] /kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪk; German kɑrl ˈhaɪn rɪx/, 1818–83, German economist, philosopher, and socialist.
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Neither Smith nor Marx can carry us far into the guts of globalized financial capitalism.
Marx forecast that the profit motive would lead to overworking and exhausting the fertility of our soil and other natural systems.
He began, he recalls, by setting forth a cockeyed premise: the Marx brothers selling modern art.The Stacks: Robin Williams, More Than A Shtick Figure
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It was the end of history, all right—just not the one Marx and his mid-century champions had expected.Is There a Ma Joad for the Piketty Era?
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Alas, I must invoke Marx, because it is a question of limited resources.Reading Prison Novels In Prison
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Hart Schaffner and Marx had not yet become rural America's tailor.Dust
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This spiritual side of Marx must be considered if we would understand the man.
Doubtless both Marx and Engels lapsed occasionally into Utopianism.
His removal to London was one of the crucial events in the life of Marx.
Nor did Marx claim to be the first to distinguish surplus value.
- Karl (karl). 1818–83, German founder of modern communism, in England from 1849. With Engels, he wrote The Communist Manifesto (1848). He developed his theories of the class struggle and the economics of capitalism in Das Kapital (1867; 1885; 1895). He was one of the founders of the International Workingmen's Association (First International) (1864)
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