Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 150,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

Selected Essays

Cover image for

Download


Author: Karl Marx
Published: 1926
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,233 / 122 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 28.4
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 5,133
Added to site: 2007.05.23
mnybks.net#: 17072
Genre: Politics

The present volume consists of a translation of some of Karl Marx's principal writings during the six years 1844-1850.

Show Excerpt

in philosophy. We are philosophical contemporaries of the present without being its historical contemporaries. German philosophy is the ideal prolongation of German history. If, therefore, we criticize the oeuvres posthumes of our ideal history, philosophy, instead of the oeuvres incomplètes of our real history, our criticism occupies a position among the questions of which the present says: that is the question.[4] That which represents the decaying elements of practical life among the progressive nations with modern State conditions first of all becomes critical decay in the philosophical reflexion of these conditions in Germany, where the conditions themselves do not yet exist.

German juridical and political philosophy is the sole element of German history which stands al pari with the official modern present.

The German people must therefore strike this their dream history against their existing conditions, and subject to criticism not only these co

SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 150,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Lyn Cote
USA Today Bestselling author, Lyn Cote has written over 40 books, but she has only recently publish the first novel she has ever written. This book La Belle Christiane, is about a young French courtesan who finds herself in the American frontier in the 1770s. As our Author of the Day, Cote tells us why she only published this book now, how it is different from other romance novels and talks about how she did research for her historical novels before the dawn of the Internet.
Read full interview...