Friedrich Engles

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  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)
    A german socialist philosopher that worked closely with Karl Marx and created the foundation to modern communism. He is also seen by certain scholars as the reason for certain distortions of, or devotions from, True Marxism..
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    Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    While Friedrich Engles spent time in Barmen, Germany he developed an interest banned works that were considered liberal and revolutionary: Ludwig Börne, Karl Gutzkow, and Heinrich Heine. He rejected them shortly after as undisciplined and inconclusive and instead embraced the philosophy of G.W.F Hegal.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    After he was discharged from the army in 1842, he met Moses Hess, who ended up converting him to the views of communism.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Contributed two articles to the "German-French Yearbooks", which was edited by Karl Marx in Paris. These articles contained the early version of the principles of scientific socialism. Also revealed what Engles considered to be contradictions in liberal and economic doctrine and set out to prove that the existing system that was based on private property was leading to a world made up of "millionaires and paupers." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAhceJjX8iQ&ab_channel=UNSWeLearning
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)
    Published "The Condition of the Working Class in England," which ended up being a classic in the field that later became Marx's speciality.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)
    The first major joint work done with Marx was The German Ideologies in 1845, but it wasn't published for another 80 years. This particular piece of work denounced and ridiculed associates and attacked various socialists that rejected the idea that there was a need for revolution.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Spent some time in Paris where the main goal was to convert various émigré workers and among them, a socialist secret society called the League of the Just. Also wanted to lead French socialists to his way of thinking.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    The League of the Just held it's first meeting in London in June of 1847 and Engles helped bring about it's transformation into the Communist League.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    The Communist Manifesto was predominantly Karl Marx work, but it did include the preliminary definition of Engles views. Engels, Karl Marx and Frederick. Manifesto of the Communist Party, www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/index.htm.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    During the Revolutions of 1848, Engles and Marx aimed to make it a communist victory. They used the newspaper Neue Rheinische Zeitung to furnish daily guidelines and incitement in the face of shifting events, while also keeping criticisms of governments, parties, policies, and politicians constant. “Friedrich Engels.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., www.britannica.com/biography/Friedrich-Engels.
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    Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    Wrote articles for Marx that appeared in the New York Tribune. They were later published under Engles name as Revolution and Counter-Revolution in Germany in 1848 in 1896.
  • Fredrich Engles (1820-1895)

    One of Engles greatest contributions to the promotion of Marxism was when he wrote Anti-Duhring. It ruined the influence of Karl Eugen Duhring, who was a Berlin professor who threatened to supplant Marx's position with German social democrats. Engels. “Anti-Dühring.” 1877: Anti-Duhring, www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1877/anti-duhring/index.htm. “Friedrich Engels.” Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., www.britannica.com/biography/Friedrich-Engels.