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Contents

Editor's Preface


Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844


Communist Manifesto


Wage Labour and Capital


Critique of the Gotha Program


 


Editor's Preface

A Quick and Dirty Introduction to Marxism


Ever since humans had the capacity to fathom the unknown, they have attempted to understand and explain the Ultimate Reality, the source from which springs all that is, was or will ever be. One of the earliest such attempts in the West was made in the 6th century BCE by the Miletian philosphers of Greece. Led by the philosophers Thales and Anaximander, the Miletians decided that all things, whether animate or inanimate, material or spiritual, were merely differing manifestations of some unifying "thing", which they called Physis. This Physis, Anaximander explained, was driven into a cycle of constant change by the interaction of opposing but unified poles.


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