We will discuss selected readings from Karl Marx, German philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist and revolutionary socialist. The schedule is below. All the reading selections are included in The Marx-Engels Reader (Second Edition, 1978), edited by Robert C. Tucker. It is available on Amazon or used on www.abe.com. Page numbers cited below are from The Marx-Engels Reader.
If you wish to buy individual texts or get texts from the library, the detailed reading list is below:
July 18 Marx's essay, On the Jewish Question, pp. 26-52; The essay can be found at the following link
July 25 Economic & Philosophical Manuscripts: Estranged Labor, Private Property and Communism, The Meaning of Human Requirements, The Power of Money in Bourgeois Society, pp. 70-105.
August 1 The Communist Manifesto, pp. 469-500
August 8 Capital, Volume One, Excerpts, Chapter 1 (Commodities) through Chapter IV, pp. 302-336
August 15 Capital Chapter V (Contradictions in the General Formula of Capital). This chapter is not in The Marx-Engels Reader but can be found at the following link.
through Chapter VII (The Labour Process and the Production of Surplus Value), pp. 336-361.