Auguste Comte vs Karl Marx

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Economist, Philosopher
Net worth 2018
Philosophers
Industry
Sociologists
Montpellier, France
Residence
Trier
French
Country
German, Prussian
19/01/1798
BirthDay
05/05/1818
September 5, 1857
Died On
March 14, 1883
École Polytechnique
Education
Humboldt University of Berlin, University of Bonn, Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
NET WORTH STATISTIC
TIMELINE
1855

After publishing “Appeal to Conservatives” in 1855, he published the first volume of “Subjective Synthesis” or “Universal System of the Conceptions Adapted to the Normal State of Humanity”, which is his book on the philosophy of mathematics

1852

For a few months in 1852, he remained busy with “Catechism of Positive Religion”

1851

From 1851 to 1854, he published four volumes of “System of Positive Polity - A Treatise of Sociology, Instituting the Religion of Humanity”

1844

Besides finishing work on his books “Philosophical Treatise on Popular Astronomy” and “Discourse on the Positive Spirit” in 1844, he remained busy in writing the “System of Positive Polity”

1842

They did not lead a happy married life on account of financial problems and he divorced his wife in 1842

1841

His apartment, where he lived from 1841 to 1857, has been preserved as the Maison d’Auguste Comte which is a private museum

1832

Starting 1832, he taught analysis and mechanics at the Ecole Polytechnique but he lost this job in 1842 due to a clash with administrators of the institute

1830

He published six volumes of “Course in Positive Philosophy” between 1830 and 1842

1829

On account of his poor health, this course was interrupted and he could resume this only in 1829

1826

This widely acknowledged philosopher was admitted to a mental health hospital in 1826, but left without being cured

1824

Owing to a dispute of the authorship of their writings, this partnership ended in 1824

1817

In 1817, he met Henri de Saint-Simon, a social theorist, and became his secretary and collaborator

1816

When the Ecole closed for reorganization in 1816, he pursued his study at the medical school at Montpellier

1814

He took admission at the Ecole Polytechnique in 1814

1881

He was shattered by the death of his wife on December 2, 1881 and the death of his eldest daughter on January 11, 1883

1848

The first of Karl Marx’s important works was ‘The Communist Manifesto’, published in 1848 which is recognized as one of the ‘world’s most influential political manuscripts’

1843

Karl Marx married Jenny in a Protestant church in Kreuznach on June 19, 1843