Premium Content Marx and Burke's Contrasting Views of Ideal Progress
By Laura Eidem - December 18, 2005
Edmund Burke and Karl Marx would have been mortified at each other's conception of acceptable progress and the movement of history. Such repugnance, in fact, was indeed expressed by Marx, reflecting the two polar views of his and Burke's respective philosopher parents, in this quote directed at Burke:
The sycophant-who in the pay of the English…
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