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HCJ TWO: Marx

Karl Marx (1818-1883) is generally considered as the man who claimed to have made Socialism scientific. HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF THE PERIOD (‘Age of Revolutions’) Marx wrote at a time of political and economic change. The Revolutions of 1848 (also known … Continue reading

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HCJ Seminars

Tuesday October 2nd: Seminar 1: In our first seminar we were assigned to our seminar topics and I chose Plato, Aristotle and the classical theory of state as I enjoy pretty much anything to do with the Classical world! Tuesday … Continue reading

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History and Context: Rousseau and The French Revolution

Rousseau Jean-Jacques Rousseau was an 18th century ‘philosophe’ born in Geneva into a very poor family. He was regarded as the father of the Romantic Movement and is believed to have influenced the French Revolution due to his appeal to … Continue reading

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