This book, originally published in 1940, is primarily intended to tell the English reader what is contained in the earlier works of Marx, with emphasis on what seemed to throw most light on the man and his systematic thought. As such, it is an invaluable contribution to the study of Marx and Marxism.
1. School Essays, August and September 1835 2. Poetry, Jurisprudence and Hegel 3. The Doctoral Submission 4. The Freedom of the Press 5. On Social Justice 6. A Criticism of Hegel 7. The Transition to Socialism 8. Philosophy and Economics 9. The Holy Family 10. German ideology 11. Proudhon 12. Some Reflections