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Understanding the Dream, the World, the Nightmare of Karl MarxName: Understanding the Dream, the World, the Nightmare of Karl MarxDate: September 14, 2019Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM CDTEvent Description:Do you teach American Government, World History, Economics, Philosophy, or Western Civilization? Do you need professional development hours? This half-day workshop will help you develop a better understanding of one of the most controversial political thinkers in world history and his influential role in world history.
Join FCA Schertz for this workshop focusing on the life, ideas, and influence of Karl Marx. It is hosted by HBU's Morris Family Center for Law & Liberty. Four university professors from Houston Baptist University will cover the following topics:
1. The Dream of Karl Marx ? Marx?s vision for a better world as presented in his Communist Manifesto, presented by Dr. Chris Hammons, Professor of Government.
2. The World of Karl Marx - The events that influenced Marx's life in 19th century London, presented by Dr. David Davis, Professor of British History.
3. Marx and Locke Contrasted - The basis for a global Cold War presented as a conflict of ideologies, presented by Dr. Scott Robinson, Professor of Government.
4. The Nightmare of Karl Marx - The failure and cost of the communist struggle in life, liberty, and property, presented by Dr. John Tyler, Professor of Law.
There is a $20 registration fee for the workshop. The registration fee includes lunch, snacks, and a certificate of participation documenting four hours of professional development, certified through HBU's School of Humanities.