Marx and Engels Collected Works Volume 5
Marx and Engels 1845 - 1847

Marx, Karl; Engels, Friedrich
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Publisher:  Progress Publishers
First Published:  1847
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Cx Number:  CX6416

Includes The German Ideology.

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Table of Contents

April 1845-April 1847

Preface xiii
Theses on Feuerbach (Marx) [Original version] 3
Theses on Feuerbach (Marx) [Edited by Engels] 6
Feuerbach (Engels) 11
A Reply to Bruno Bauer's Anti-Critique (Marx & Engels) 15
The German Ideology. Critique of Modern German Philosophy According to Its Representatives Feuerbach, B. Bauer and Stirner, and of German Socialism According to Its Various Prophets (Marx & Engels) 19
Volume I. Critique of Modern German Philosophy According to Its Representatives Feuerbach, B. Bauer and Stirner 21
Preface 23
I. Feuerbach. Opposition of the Materialist and Idealist Outlooks 27

[§ I]
27

[1.] Ideology in General, German Ideology in Particular
28

[2. Premises of the Materialist Conception of History]
31

[3. Production and Intercourse. Division of Labour and Forms of Property-Tribal, Ancient, Feudal]
32

[4. The Essence of the Materialist Conception of History. Social Being and Social Consciousness]
35

[§ II]
38

[1. Preconditions of the Real Liberation of Man]
38

[2. Feuerbach's Contemplative and Inconsistent Materialism]
38

[3. Primary Historical Relations, or the Basic Aspects of Social Activity: Production of the Means of Subsistence, Production of New Needs. Reproduction of Men (the Family), Social Intercourse, Consciousness].
41

[4. Social Division of Labour and Its Consequence: Private Property, the State, "Estrangement" of Social Activity]
46

[5. Development of the Productive Forces as a Material Premise of Communism]
48

[6. Conclusions from the Materialist Conception of History: History as a Continuous Process, History as Becoming World History, the Necessity of Communist Revolution]
50

[7. Summary of the Materialist Conception of History]
53

[8. The Inconsistency of the Idealist Conception of History in General and of German post-Hegelian Philosophy in Particular]
55

[9. Idealist Conception of History and Feuerbach's Quasi Communism]
57

[§ III]
59

[1. The Ruling Class and the Ruling Ideas. How the Hegelian Conception of the Domination of the Spirit in History Arose]
59

[§ IV]
63

[1. Instruments of Production and Forms of Property, Contradictions of Big Industry]
63

[2. The Division of Material and Mental Labour. Separation of Town and Country. The Guild-System]
64

[3. Further Division of Labour. Separation of Commerce and Industry. Division of Labour between the Various Towns. Manufacture]
66

[4. Most Extensive Division of Labour. Large-Scale Industry]
72

[5. The Contradiction between the Productive Forces and the Form of Intercourse as the Basis of Social Revolution]
74

[6. Competition of Individuals and the Formation of Classes. Contradiction between Individuals and Their Conditions of Life. The Illusory Community of Individuals in Bourgeois Society and the Real Union of Individuals under Communism. Subordination of the Social Conditions of Life to the Power of the United Individuals]
75

[7. Contradiction between Individuals and Their Conditions of Life as Contradiction between the Productive Forces and the Form of Intercourse. Development of the Productive Forces and the Changing Forms of Intercourse]
81

[8. The Role of Violence (Conquest) in History]
84

[9. Contradiction between the Productive Forces and the Form of Intercourse under the Conditions of Large-Scale Industry and Free Competition. Contradiction between Labour and Capital]
85

[10. The Necessity, Preconditions and Consequences of the Abolition of Private Property, Civil Society]
87

[11. The Relation of State and Law to Property]
89

[12. Forms of Social Consciousness]
92
The Leipzig Council 94
II. Saint Bruno 97

1. "Campaign" against Feuerbach
97

2. Saint Bruno's Views on the Struggle between Feuerbach and Stirner
105

3. Saint Bruno versus the Authors of Die Heilige Familie
107

4. Obituary for "M. Hess"
114
III. Saint Max 117
1. The Unique and His Property 119

The Old Testament: Man
121

1. The Book of Genesis, i. e., A Man's Life
121

2. The Economy of the Old Testament
130

3. The Ancients
136

4. The Moderns
144

A. The Spirit (Pure History of Spirits)
148

B. The Possessed (Impure History of Spirits)
152

a) The Apparition
157

b) Whimsy
160

C. The Impurely Impure History of Spirits
163

a) Negroes and Mongols
163

b) Catholicism and Protestantism
170

D. Hierarchy
172

5. "Stirner" Delighted in His Construction
185

6. The Free Ones
193

A. Political Liberalism
193

B. Communism
205

C. Humane Liberalism
232

The New Testament: "Ego"
240

1. The Economy of the New Testament
240

2. The Phenomenology of the Egoist in Agreement with Himself
242

Individual interests & Class interests
245

3. The Revelation of John the Divine
272

4. Peculiarity
301

5. The Owner:
315

A. My Power
315

a. Right
315

1. Canonisation in General
315

2. Appropriation by Simple Antithesis
319

3. Appropriation by Compound Antithesis
321

b. Law
327

c. Crime
336

1. Simple Canonisation of Crime and Punishment
337

a. Crime
337

b. Punishment
339

2. Appropriation of Crime and Punishment Through Antithesis
340

3. Crime in the Ordinary and Extraordinary Sense
343

[B. My Intercourse]
346

[1. Society]
346

5. Society as Bourgeois Society
348

2. Rebellion
377

3. Union
389

1. Landed Property
389

2. Organisation of Labour
391

3. Money
395

4. State
399

5. Rebellion
402

6. Religion and Philosophy of the Union
403

A. Property
403

B. Wealth
407

C. Morality, Intercourse, Theory of exploitation
408

D. Religion
414

E. Supplement to the Union
415

C. My Self-Enjoyment
417

6. Solomon's Song of Songs or the Unique
427
Conclusion to “The Unique” 429
2. Apologetical Commentary 444
Close of the Leipzig Council 451
Volume II. Critique of German Socialism According to Its Various Prophets 453
True Socialism 455
I. Die Rheinischen Jahrbucher or the Philosophy of True Socialism 458

A. "Communismus, Socialismus, Humanismus"
458

B. "Socialistische Bausteine"
470

First Cornerstone
474

Second Cornerstone
477

Third Cornerstone
480
IV. Karl Grun: Die Soziale Bewegung in Frankreich und Belgien (Darmstadt, 1845) or the Historiography of True Socialism 484
Saint-Simonism 493

1. Lettres d'un habitant de Geneve a ses Contemporains
498

2. Catechisme politique des Industriels
500

3. Nouveau christianisme
505

4. The School of Saint-Simon
504
Fourierism 510
The "Limitations of Papa Cabet" and Herr Grun 519
Proudhon 529
V. "Doctor Georg Kuhlmann of Holstein" or the Prophecies of True Socialism 531
The True Socialists (Engels) 540


Notes & Indexes
Notes 585
Name Index. 609
Index of Quoted and Mentioned Literature 627
Index of Periodicals 641
Subject Index 645


Illustrations
Facsimile of Thesis 11 on Feuerbach. From Marx's notebook 9
First page of the Preface to The German Ideology in Marx's handwriting 25
A page of the manuscript of The German Ideology. From the chapter "Feuerbach" (Discovered in the 1960s) 34
A page of the manuscript of The German Ideology. From the chapter "Feuerbach" 35
A page of the manuscript of The German Ideology. From the chapter "Saint Max" 226
Max Stirner. Drawing by Engels 267
First page of Chapter IV (Volume II) of The German Ideology as published in the Westphalische Dampfboot No. 8, 1847 487

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