The Young Karl Marx: German Philosophy, Modern Politics, and Human Flourishing

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 28, 2007 - Political Science
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The Young Karl Marx is an innovative and important study of Marx's early writings. These writings provide the fascinating spectacle of a powerful and imaginative intellect wrestling with complex and significant issues, but they also present formidable interpretative obstacles to modern readers. David Leopold shows how an understanding of their intellectual and cultural context can illuminate the political dimension of these works. An erudite yet accessible discussion of Marx's influences and targets frames the author's critical engagement with Marx's account of the emergence, character, and (future) replacement of the modern state. This combination of historical and analytical approaches results in a sympathetic, but not uncritical, exploration of such fundamental themes as alienation, citizenship, community, anti-semitism, and utopianism. The Young Karl Marx is a scholarly and original work which provides a radical and persuasive reinterpretation of Marx's complex and often misunderstood views of German philosophy, modern politics, and human flourishing.
  

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Contents

traumgeschichte and hegels rechtsphilosophie
32
marxs critical response
47
Modern politics
100
introduction to bauer
101
leftHegelians in Berlin at which his intellectual leadership was confirmed
104
der heutigen Juden und Christen frei zu werden which had
109
the preconditions of the modern state
134
However it is less the fact of continuing dependence than
139
antisemitism and jewish selfhatred
163
Yiddish words and perhaps especially a less complex enthusiasm
180
Human flourishing
183
the structure of human emancipation
184
feuerbach and marx
218
institutional fragments
245
Epilogue
279
definitional preliminaries
280

state embodies a positive achievement However this appreciation of
145
marx and rights
150
In short the characterisation of Marxs attitude towards utopianism
288
a last word
295

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