Articles by European Graduate School

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Aldous Huxley (26 Jul 1894 – 22 Nov 1963)
European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jul 2020

Aldous Huxley was a British writer who would become known especially for his fifth novel, Brave New World, written in 1931. At the age of 14 he lost his mother subsequently becoming ill in 1911, what would leave him virtually blind. As if all of this was not enough, his other brother, Noel, would kill himself in 1914. Huxley would then turn himself to literature.

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Jean-Paul Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Jun 2020

Sartre was offered, the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964 for his autobiography, Words, though he subsequently rejected the award based on his own notions of his integrity as a writer.

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Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 May 2020

In 1845 Marx was expelled from France by Guizot. He fled with Friedrich Engels to Brussels where they stayed for three years with intermittent trips to England to visit Engels’ family who had cotton-spinning interests in Manchester. While in Brussels Marx wrote a piece against the idealistic socialism of P.J. Proudhon called The Poverty of Philosophy. He also worked on his materialist conception of history, and developed the manuscript that would come to be named The German Ideology when it was published after his death.

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Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 – 5 Aug 1895)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Nov 2019

Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, most well known for his monumental work with Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital.

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Aldous Huxley (26 Jul 1894 – 22 Nov 1963)
European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jul 2019

Aldous Huxley was a British writer who would become most specifically known to the public for his novels, and especially his fifth one, Brave New World, written in 1931 and published in 1932, which would delineate what the perfect dictatorship would look like. It would have the appearance of a democracy, but would basically be a prison without walls in which the prisoners would not even dream of escaping.

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Jean-Paul Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Jun 2019

Sartre was offered, the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964 for his autobiography, Words, though he subsequently rejected the award based on his own notions of his integrity as a writer.

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Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 29 Apr 2019

In 1845 Marx was expelled from France by Guizot. He fled with Friedrich Engels to Brussels where they stayed for three years with intermittent trips to England to visit Engels’ family who had cotton-spinning interests in Manchester. While in Brussels Marx wrote a piece against the idealistic socialism of P.J. Proudhon called The Poverty of Philosophy. He also worked on his materialist conception of history, and developed the manuscript that would come to be named The German Ideology when it was published after his death. This paper argues that the nature of an individual is dependent upon the material conditions that determine his production.

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Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 – 5 Aug 1895)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Nov 2018

Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, most well known for his monumental work with Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital.

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Aldous Huxley (26 Jul 1894 – 22 Nov 1963)
European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Jul 2018

Aldous Huxley was a British writer who would become most specifically known to the public for his novels, and especially his fifth one, Brave New World, written in 1931 and published in 1932, which would delineate what the perfect dictatorship would look like. It would have the appearance of a democracy, but would basically be a prison without walls in which the prisoners would not even dream of escaping.

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Jean-Paul Sartre (21 Jun 1905 – 15 Apr 1980)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2018

Sartre was offered the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964 for his autobiography, Words, though he subsequently rejected the award based on his own notions of his integrity as a writer.

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Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Apr 2018

Karl Heinrich Marx was born in Trier, Germany. His father was a lawyer who came from a long line of Rabbis, but had changed his faith to Protestantism in order to keep his job. By 1857 Marx had written an 800-page manuscript which was to become Das Kapital (Capital). This is his major work on political economy, capital, landed property, the state, wage labor, foreign trade and the world market.

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Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 – 5 Aug 1895)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 27 Nov 2017

Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, most well known for his monumental work with Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital.

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Aldous Huxley (26 Jul 1894 – 22 Nov 1963)
European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Jul 2017

Aldous Huxley was a British writer who would become known for his novels, and especially Brave New World, which would delineate what the perfect dictatorship would look like. It would have the appearance of a democracy, but would basically be a prison without walls in which the prisoners would not even dream of escaping.

→ read full article

Jean-Paul Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Jun 2017

Sartre was offered, the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964 for his autobiography, Words, though he subsequently rejected the award based on his own notions of his integrity as a writer.

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Karl Marx (5 May 1818 – 14 Mar 1883)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 May 2017

Karl Heinrich Marx was born in Trier, Germany. His father was a lawyer who came from a long line of Rabbis, but had changed his faith to Protestantism in order to keep his job. Karl Marx went to the University of Bonn to study law when he was 17 years old.

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Friedrich Engels (28 Nov 1820 – 5 Aug 1895)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Nov 2016

Friedrich Engels was a German author, political theorist and philosopher, most well known for his monumental work with Karl Marx, The Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital.

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Aldous Huxley (26 Jul 1894 – 22 Nov 1963)
European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Jul 2016

Aldous Huxley was a British writer born on Jul 26 1894, who died on Nov 22 1963, the same day as President John F. Kennedy’s assassination. He would become most known to the public for his fifth novel, ‘Brave New World,’ written in 1931. The 1950s would be a time of experiences with psychedelic drugs for him, especially LSD and mescaline.

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Jean-Paul Sartre (21 June 1905 – 15 April 1980)
The European Graduate School – TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Jun 2016

Sartre was offered, the Nobel Prize for literature in 1964 for his autobiography, Words, though he subsequently rejected the award based on his own notions of his integrity as a writer.

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