Marxism Reading Group: Friedrich Engels, the First Marxist


March 02, 2023 at 7:00pm - 9pm


Asian Arts Initiative
1219 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
United States

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Though often overshadowed by his friend and collaborator, Friedrich Engels played a significant role in creating “Marxism.” In addition to his contributions as Karl Marx’s coauthor, Engels was a tireless advocate for Marx’s ideas following the latter’s death. Even so, Engels has been subject to controversy, and some readers have insisted he played a small role in Marx’s intellectual life. Others have understood Engels’ writings on science, gender, and politics as expanding the scope of Marxism – transforming it into something capable of evolving alongside an ever-changing world.

Engels, "Socialism: Utopian and Scientific"

Engels, "The Origin of the Family, Private Property, and the State"


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