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Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Society : Hackett Classics - Karl Marx

Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Society

Hackett Classics

By: Karl Marx, Loyd D. Easton (Editor), Kurt H. Guddat (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780872203686
Number Of Pages: 512

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The most comprehensive one-volume collection in English of Marx's writings from 1835 to 1847, Writings of the Young Marx on Philosophy and Society ranges broadly in subject - from the nature of religion to freedom of the press and to the relation of the state to democracy, from the humanistic critique of philosophical idealism to the "alienation" of humanity and to the relation of communism to historical praxis. It features Easton and Guddat's own highly regarded translations (based on the best German editions as well as on the original manuscripts and first editions) and reveals differences as well as continuities between the "young" and the "old" Marx. A substantial introduction and detailed analytical headnotes indicate the significance and historical setting of each selection, as well as its relationship to Marx's other writings. With one exception ("Defense of the Moselle Correspondent") each article, chapter, or book section is presented in its entirety, without internal deletions.

Lucid translations into idiomatic English. They are clearer than the original German version! Our students struggle with Marx and they will appreciate a more 'user-friendly' translation. --John Brunn, Chabot College

Introductionp. 1
Humanitarianism and Liberalism of a Young Hegelian
Reflections of a Youth on Choosing an Occupation (1835)p. 35
Letter to His Father: On a Turning-Point in Life (1837)p. 40
Notes to the Doctoral Dissertation (1839-41)p. 51
Nodal Points in the Development of Philosophyp. 51
Platonism and Christianityp. 54
Philosophy after Its Completionp. 60
Reason and the Proof of Godp. 64
[From Anekdota zur neuesten deutschen Philosophie und Publicistik (1842)]
Comments on the Latest Prussian Censorship Instructionp. 67
Luther as Arbiter Between Strauss and Feuerbachp. 93
[From the Rheinische Zeitung (1842-43)]
The Philosophical Manifesto of the Historical School of Lawp. 96
The Centralization Questionp. 106
The Leading Article in No. 179 of the Kolnische Zeitung: Religion, Free Press, and Philosophyp. 109
Communism and the Augsburg "Allgemeine Zeitung"p. 131
On a Proposed Divorce Lawp. 136
From Defense of the Moselle Correspondent: Economic Distress and Freedom of the Pressp. 143
Feuerbachian Criticism of Hegel
Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of the State (1843)p. 151
Root Errors of Political Speculation: On Hegel's [actual symbol not reproducible] 261-69p. 152
Sovereignty and Democracy: On Hegel's [actual symbol not reproducible] 279p. 164
Civil Society and Bureaucracy: On Hegel's [actual symbol not reproducible] 287-97p. 177
Representation and Voting: On Hegel's [actual symbol not reproducible] 308p. 190
[From the Deutsch-Franzosische Jahrbucher (1843-44)]
An Exchange of Lettersp. 203
On the Jewish Questionp. 216
Toward the Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Law: Introductionp. 249
From Excerpt-Notes of 1844p. 265
Money and Alienated Manp. 265
Free Human Productionp. 277
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts (1844)p. 283
Prefacep. 284
Alienated Laborp. 287
Private Property and Communismp. 301
Critique of Hegel's Dialectic and Philosophy in Generalp. 314
Critical Notes on "The King of Prussia and Social Reform" (1844)p. 338
Criticism and Appropriation of Hegel and Feuerbach
From The Holy Family (1844)p. 361
Critical Comments on Proudhonp. 362
The Mystery of Speculative Constructionp. 369
"Spirit" and "Mass"p. 374
"Criticism" and "Feuerbach" [by Friedrich Engels]p. 384
Critical Battle Against French Materialismp. 387
From Notebooks of 1844-45p. 399
Points on the Modern State and Civil Societyp. 399
Theses on Feuerbachp. 400
From The German Ideology (1845-46)p. 403
Prefacep. 404
Feuerbach: Opposition of Materialistic and Idealistic Outlookp. 405
Ideology in General, Particularly German Ideologyp. 406
Relation of the State and Law to Propertyp. 469
From The Poverty of Philosophy (1847)p. 474
The Metaphysics of Political Economy: The Methodp. 475
Indexp. 497
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ISBN: 9780872203686
ISBN-10: 0872203689
Series: Hackett Classics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 512
Published: 1st September 1997
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Co, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.0  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.6