Many different people have interpreted culture, which has an impact directly on every living human in the world today, and no one has been able to obtain a final, absolute answer. Two of the premier theorists in the field of psychology, Karl Marx and Matthew Arnold, have attempted in this endeavor and have had diverse opinions on this topic. Although both men defined “culture” in different ways, a blend or a “middle route” of the
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perfection, the other rants on how important materialism affects our everyday thinking. Both viewpoints have their strong points and their weaknesses, and they both have come to help define an ambiguous word such as culture.
1. Arnold, Matthew. “Sweetness and Light.” An Introduction To Cultural Studies. Daryl
Ogden et al. Atlanta: Pearson Publishing, 2000. Pages 98-113.
2. Marx, Karl. “The German Ideology.” An Introduction To Cultural Studies. Daryl
Ogden et al. Atlanta: Pearson Publishing, 2000. Pages 65-68.