Karl Marx (1818 – 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. His famous and influential yet highly controversial book Capital appeared in three volumes, in 1867, 1885 and 1894.
On this page you can find books, articles, videos, links and online courses to learn more about his work and the relevance of his ideas for contemporary debates about free markets, capitalism, business and economics.
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The second video in the slider provides critical comments on the first video. It was made by Steven Crowder, an American-Canadian conservative political commentator, comedian and YouTuber. He is also a former contributor at Fox News.
Want to watch more? Try this lecture on Marx’ theory of capitalism (51 minutes) that is part of an open online Course Moral Foundations of Political Theory from Yale University. Or watch one of the complete online courses on Marx(ism) listed at the bottom of this page.
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- Marxism (University of Cambridge)
- Marxian Economics (University of Massachusetts at Amherst)
- Marx and Capital: The Concept, The Book, The History (City University of New York)
- Reading Marx’s Capital (City University of New York)
In the video slider you can find the first lecture of each of these courses.