Karl Marx was a political economist who studied and shared beliefs on the sociological effects of society and how it would eventually lead to the creation of the ultimate utopia. More »

Karl Marx's primary contribution to economics was a new framework that described economics as a struggle for power between different classes. His critiques of capitalism have been accepted by many economic theorists. His... More »

Émile Durkheim was a French sociologist whose major contribution was establishing sociology as a major science. Along with Max Weber and Karl Marx, Durkheim is responsible for establishing social science and social psych... More »

One of the strengths of Karl Marx's theories is his sociological observation that a capitalist and industrialized society can become divided by the class struggle between the owners of production and those who provide th... More »

Karl Marx believed that history unfolded in distinct phases, the last of which would see the overthrow of capitalism by the world's working classes. After this revolution, history would enter a Utopian phase of economic,... More »

Karl Marx was a philosopher who believed that capitalism was flawed and that socialist economic approaches would yield better results. His work influenced a wide range of later economists and philosophers. The merit of h... More »

Karl Marx was highly influential in the founding of sociology and is regarded as the founder of the sociopolitical theory known as Marxism. His socialist work as a journalist got him exiled from the countries of Belgium ... More »