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Communist Manifesto/Social Contract

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This presentation discusses two political documents that have changed history: Karl Marx's Communist Manifesto and Jean-Jacques Rousseau's Social Contract. In the Communist Manifesto, Marx argues that history flows inevitably toward a social revolution, which will result in a society without economic classes, private property, or a state. This presentation examines Marx's ...more
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Published May 1st 2006 by Blackstone Audiobooks
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Karan Goel
Sep 20, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: philosophy
1. Interesting but conflicting perspectives from Marx and Rousseau. The book is a summary of their works and lives.
2. The quotes from the original works are in funny voices (not sure if intentional) which makes for an entertaining listen.
Tim Williams-Keller
If you are open to hearing other perspectives of those who came before you then this book could quench your intellectual thirst. This book has a good mix of Historical Context, Interpretation, and Inserts from sourced material. I enjoyed listening to their words and reinterpreting them in today's world.
Jim Johnson
Jun 06, 2012 rated it liked it
I liked the juxtaposition of Marx with Rousseau. That and some entertaining accents made this audio book enjoyable to hear.
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