Post by: Christian Lotz


Is Capital a Thing? Remarks on Piketty’s Concept of Capital

22 Okt , 2015  

The thesis of my remarks is that Piketty’s overall position understands capital as something that exists within society, whereas I submit (on the grounds of Marx’s theory of society) that capital is the main category that determines the existence of capitalist society. Put differently, capital in the form of ...

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The transcendetal force of money. Social synthesis in Marx

14 Okt , 2015  

Abstract Instead of defining money as a means or tool for social communication and exchange, Marx determines money as the really existing universal and as existing form of an abstract social mode of domination. His conception is the consequence of transforming Kant’s concept of “thinghood” into a social and material ...

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