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Engels Historical Materialism, The New Development

Posted on:2007-11-06Degree:MasterType:Thesis
Country:ChinaCandidate:X C GaoFull Text:PDF
GTID:2206360182997640Subject:Basic principles of Marxism
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During the time between 1840s and 1850s, Marx and Engels established the early stage"the historical materialism". It includes the dialectical relations between productive forces and productive relations, unification of opposites of Economic basis and overtop structure, rules of social development, views of practice, the viewpoint that people are the final inventors of history and so on. Those provide important theoretical basis for the people to understand and explore the rules of social development. The establishment of"the historical materialism"announced the complete bankruptcy of historical idealism. Historical materialism is one of the greatest discoveries of Marx in his lifetime.The social history environment has had the huge changes in 1880s and 1890s. Capitalism economical world presented an unprecedented prosperity. Social economy developed in a state of prosperity. The working class, in the certain degree, could peaceful coexist with the bourgeoisie. The class contradictions relaxed relatively; Each kind of misunderstanding thought and opinion of historical materialism spread in all directions. At the same time the condition for the consummation and development of historical materialism already was mature, Under this kind of background, Some thoughts of the historical materialism of Marx and Engels in the early time adapted the development of the situation with difficulty, Some thoughts already were out of date,and even wrong. Therefore it is necessary to carry on the revision and the supplement to the early thoughts. The heavy historical responsibility fell dutifully on Engels' shoulder whose life was in its late years.With an acute vision on the diversified world, he formed a new understanding of socialism and capitalism after carefully analyzing the new changes in the course of...
Keywords/Search Tags:Engles later times, the historical materialism, Socialist, Build a Well-off Society In An All-round way
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