of capital in a few hands, and thus the restoration of monopoly in a more terrible
form; and that finally the distinction between capitalist and land rentier, like that between the tiller
of the soil and the factory worker, disappears and that the whole of society must fall apart into
the two classes...
Similarity between Confucianism thoughts and Islamic Behaviors
Confucianism and Islam, these two great historical civilizations that influenced both cultures & had a great impact in humanity especially regarding to the relations between human being and nature; human...
his labor; b) the alienation of the worker in the process of production; c) the alienation of the worker as a species-being; and d) the alienation of man from the others.
In all these cases, the subject of alienation is the worker, and it takes place in the activity of labor. But the phenomenon doesn’t...
accumulation of capital in a few hands, and thus the restoration of monopoly in a more terrible form; and that finally the distinction between capitalist and land rentier, like that between the tiller of the soil and the factory worker, disappears and that the whole of society must fall apart into the two classes...
the Human Sciences to the Natural Sciences
To a great extent, however, the human sciences do encompass natural facts and are based on knowledge of nature. If one were to imagine purely spiritual beings in a realm of persons which consisted only of such beings, then their coming-to-be, preservation, and...
impose separate codes of behaviour. The main difference between the two philosophies lies in their focus. Confucianism focuses on the social, earthly orientation of everyday life and lays stress on ethics and ritual. Taoism places much more focus on nature, as well as the relationship and behaviour of the...
of I and Thou consists of an extended definition of man’s
two primary attitudes and relations: ‘I-Thou’ and ‘I-It.’ These two
attitudes are very similar to the ‘realization’ and ‘orientation’ of Daniel.
The I of man comes into being in the act of speaking one or the other of
these primary words. But...
highly characteristic, for it shows how Marx approached the basic idea of his entire 'system', sit venia verbo, namely the concept of the social relations of production.
Little matters whether or not one puts, half-apologetically, in inverted commas the word “system”. (Lenin, understandably, had to...
describes an alienation due to the separation of worker and capitalist.
The first type of alienation occurs because there is an inverse relationship between the worker and product. Marx starts by describing the worker and labor as commodities. “Labor not only produces commodities, it also produces itself...
Critically examine the specific methods used by Marx, Durkheim, Weber for the analysis of social forces and relations in modern society.
Defining the concept of social forces and relations in modern society without assuming them as a derivatives of other sciences such as politics, philosophy, religion...
explained, look at human nature, at psychology – not at issues, at societies, at externalities.’ (Wheeler, 1998:95)
It is the intent of this essay to explore the modernist traits of Virginia Woolf’s Mrs. Dalloway in relation to the statement, “We modern novelists, look to human nature, at psychology – not...
Compare and Contrast Between Two Political Thinkers: Thomas Hobbes and John Locke
The Social Contract theory which dominated the European political thought in the eighteen century has played a very important part in the development of the modern political theory and practice...
Many philosophers have considered the nature of man in society and man within the scope of a political process, and the outcomes of these reflections have been very useful in defining treatise on particular workings of political interaction. Kant and John Stuart Mill, have considered whether...
Extract from: Alex Callinicos (1983) The Revolutionary Ideas of Karl Marx (Bookmarks)
The oldest argument against socialism -- that it is contrary to human nature -- is also the most popular. Socialism is a good idea, people say, but it will never happen, because you can’t change...
Confucius also explores notions on human nature and self cultivation and the purpose of human existence. This paper will focus on early Chinese philosophies of the relationship between the individual and the state and the relationship between man and nature with references and examples from the film...
concept of Man and how he critiqued the existing dominant ideology of German thought, and relates his argument to societal change and history – specifically the relations of production. In order to explain what Marx meant by the proposed notion, I will have to explain Marx’s concept of Man, and how an...
gets stranded into deeper roots, Hobbes presents the audience with the idea of human nature and how that very type of behaviour helps them enter what Hobbes call the ‘society’. Hobbes classification of human nature takes into account notions such as war, which help explain certain behaviours attributed...
ways by which man produces the essentials of life. After the death of Marx, this theory has been subject of modification and many Marxist thinkers have expanded on it (Mitchell, 2004).
Historical materialism began from a basic reality with regard to the existence of humans: that for man to continue living...
hiIndian dramas characteristically focus on the critical tension between duty and desire that is aesthetically manifest in the relation of the heroic sentiment to the romantic or pathetic.
With its semi divine characters, the Sakuntala is the model of the most elevated Indian dramatic form, which...
b. Parents and children are frequently at odds with one another
c. Much misery in life is due to dysfunctional family relations
d. Some prefer that government assume the role of raising children
3. I believe much of the...
Man is a constant quest for meaning. Man has been searching for a long time for the purpose of his very self. The question on how to discover a meaningful existence is a responsibility of man for him to know the direction and purpose of life. Man desires to know the philosophical view...
always been an enthusiastic member of the consumer society and as someone who has never shown much interest in nature. Before she and her family moved into the country her only contact with nature was to grow different but very simple kinds of herbs on the balcony. Her husbond Edwin is a different kind...
in the courtroom by Howard Roark in Ayn Rands’ The Fountainhead mainly, presenting the philosophy of objectivism or individualism, which protects a man right to his own life and work, and together with view of human survival and the importance of creativity. Roark however claims, that the fully happy...
human nature by Norman Geras. In the second chapter Norman Geras deals with the human nature and historical materialism. Although many Marxists denied Marx's theory of human nature that there was a human nature to be found in Marx's words, there is in fact a Marxist conception of human nature which remains...
In his work, Hume says that causation is the most important relation. Using the notion of causation we constantly infer some facts from facts that are actually presented to us. This is done everyday by everyone. Hume gives the example of a man finding a watch on a desert island. From this fact, he infers...
Exegetical Paper #3
For Marx, the structure of the relations of the means of production, or the relations of property, estrange us our world and work, ourselves, our species being, and others. What is estrangement, and what are its modes? How are they related?
because and only because human livelihoods depend upon it.
The essay will treat the different problems that exist, nowadays, between environment and human beings, their difficulty to coexist, and mostly the ethical issues that result from it.
The philosophy of human rights
Rights and the Human Person
Rights are due to a man, precisely because he is a person and, therefore, possessing worth and dignity. Man is not merely a piece of matter, a robot, a tool, a bundle of drives, or a meaningless question mark as some philosophers would reduce...
(b) Describe its relationship between human activities?
Question 4. - Describe with examples the factors that contributed for the distribution of population.
Human geography - The study of the interaction between human beings and their environment in particular places...
to know the clear differences between Liberalism and Realism. And also each theory can theoretically work in the international political system, and how each one effects or not effect us.
Realism and liberalism are the two central paradigms in International Relations. They have differing ideas when...