This single volume of the original printing of Collected Writings is on thetopic "Mensch-Yisroel:Perspectives on Judaism". Note that the size and cover do not match the current 9 volume set, although the content is the same asvolume 8 of the current set.
Rav Hirsch was the first Orthodox leader to meet the challenges to Jewish life unleashed by the Englightenement. Hisceaseless and prolific exposition of Torah is an inspiration for our time, asit was for European Jewry a century ago. Translated from the original German.