Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on Communism and Feuerbach: the Roots of the Socialist Philosophy (Illustrated) by Karl Marx

Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on Communism and Feuerbach: the Roots of the Socialist Philosophy…

byKarl Marx, Friedrich Engels, Timeless Books: Editor

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1. THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO – Karl Marx & Friedrich Engels


In the title of THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO, Marx and Engels presented an analytical approach to the class struggle and the problems of capitalism. THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO also contains their ideas for how the capitalist society of the time would be replaced by socialism, and then eventually communism. However, the book is lack of detailed potential future forms of communism.

In contrast to a great concept and abstraction of THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO, THE ROOTS OF THE SOCIALIST PHILOSOPHY by co-founder of Marxism Friedrich Engels is the principal source of understanding the social analysis of the philosophical theory and communism. Economists of Marxism credited THE ROOTS OF THE SOCIALIST PHILOSOPHY “as the COMMUNIST MANIFESTO was a gage flung with all the impetuosity of youthful impatience into the face of constituted authority, so this is the deliberate statement of the veteran, who has learned the game too well to leave any openings, and proceeds to the demolition of pet opinions in a quiet, deadly and deliberate fashion.” It is also widely regarded by socialists as “This work is Engels' testimony with regard to the method employed by them in arriving at their philosophical conclusions. It is the statement of the philosophical foundations of modern socialism by one who helped to lay them; it is an old man's account of the case upon the preparation of which he has spent his entire life, for, this work, short as it is, represents the results of forty years of toil and persevering effort.”

After Marx and Engels, it was Lenin who took the theories of THE COMMUNIST MANIFEST and THE ROOTS OF THE SOCIALIST PHILOSOPHY to the next level for delivery and implementation of a truly socialistic country. 

Marx’s thought and Lenin’s path of building Soviets to address issues of Capitalism were catastrophic to the world. An estimated 70 million people died under the soviet regime. The human cost paid for their utopian theories was enormous. Yet despite all this, Marx’s thought is still worshipped by millions by other countries including North Korea and the aged followers in China today.

All of the essential predications by Marx in the book about world moving direction failed. However, history is a mirror for us. Reading the book, THE COMMUNIST MANIFESTO and THE ROOTS OF THE SOCIALIST PHILOSOPHY, we can have a second thought on evolution of our social systems and avoid paying human cost we made in the past by socialistic countries including Soviets and China.

This is a must-read book to understand the foundational thought of a communist party and the nature of a socialistic country.

Title:Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on Communism and Feuerbach: the Roots of the Socialist Philosophy…Format:Kobo ebookPublished:March 29, 2016Publisher:www.WealthOfNation.comLanguage:English

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