Selected Writings

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Featuring the most important and enduring works from Marx's enormous corpus, this collection ranges from the Hegelian idealism of his youth to the mature socialism of his later works. Organized both topically and in rough chronological order, the selections (many of them in the translations of Loyd D. Easton and Kurt H. Guddat) include writings on historical materialism, excerpts from Capital, and political works.

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Overview

Featuring the most important and enduring works from Marx's enormous corpus, this collection ranges from the Hegelian idealism of his youth to the mature socialism of his later works. Organized both topically and in rough chronological order, the selections (many of them in the translations of Loyd D. Easton and Kurt H. Guddat) include writings on historical materialism, excerpts from Capital, and political works.

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The Introductions are solid, accurate, readable, authoritative. The editor is well informed, and the selections provide a balanced introduction to Marx's central thoughts. --Daniel Little, Colgate University

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872202184
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/1994
  • Series: Classics Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Sales rank: 187,449
  • Product dimensions: 5.44 (w) x 8.38 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction 1
I The Early Writings 1837-1844 3
1 Letter to his Father 9
2 Doctoral Thesis 15
3 Articles for the Rheinische Zeitung 22
4 Critique of Hegel's 'Philosophy of Right' 32
5 A Correspondence of 1843 43
6 On the Jewish Question 46
7 Towards a Critique of Hegel's Philosophy of Right: Introduction 71
8 Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts 83
9 Letter to Ludwig Feuerbach 122
10 On James Mill 124
11 Critical Remarks on the Article: 'The King of Prussia and Social Reform' 134
II The materialist conception of history 1844-1847 139
12 The Holy Family 145
13 Theses on Feuerbach 171
14 The German Ideology 175
15 Letter to Annenkov 209
16 The Poverty of Philosophy 212
17 Moralizing Criticism and Critical Morality 234
III 1848 and after 237
18 The Communist Manifesto 245
19 Wage-Labour and Capital 273
20 Speech on Free Trade 295
21 Articles for the Neue Rheinische Zeitung 297
22 Address to the Communist League 303
23 The Class Struggles in France 313
24 Speech to the Central Committee of the Communist League 326
25 The Eighteenth Brumaire of Louis Bonaparte 329
26 Journalism of the 1850s 356
27 Speech on the Anniversary of the People's Paper 368
28 Letters 1848-1857 370
IV The 'economics' 1857-1867 373
29 Grundrisse 379
30 Preface to A Critique of Political Economy 424
31 Theories of Surplus Value 429
32 Capital 452
33 Results of the Immediate Process of Production 547
34 Letters 1858-1868 562
V Later political writings 1864-1882 569
35 Inaugural Address to the First Internatioal 575
36 On Trade Unions 583
37 The Civil War in France 596
38 Preface to the Second German Edition of the Communist Manifesto 604
39 On Bakunin's Statism and Anarchy 606
40 Critique of the Gotha Programme 610
41 Letter to Mikhailovsky 617
42 Circular Letter 620
43 Letter to Vera Sassoulitch 623
44 Comments on Adolph Wagner 629
45 Preface to the Russian Edition of the Communist Manifesto 631
46 Letters 1863-1881 633
Chronological Table 645
Bibliography 647
Index of Names 665
Index of Subjects 673
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