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Value

“Value” is a concept structured by confusing relations between its social-ethical and its economic meanings (“I agree with your values”; “the sweater is a great value at that price”). The two meanings cannot be kept separate, but the negotiation of …

Value

Chapter on Dialectics, Materialism, Change: From Epicurus to Marx via Aristotle

Marx’s reading of Greek atomism informs his uncompromisingly materialist stance, something we will inspect more closely further on in the chapter. At this point, suffice it to say that the contradiction that underpins Epicurean atomism, according to young Marx, is …

Chapter on Dialectics, Materialism, Change: From Epicurus to Marx via Aristotle

Spectacular Logic in Hegel and Debord: Why Everything is as it Seems

Book Announcement Spectacular Logic in Hegel and Debord: Why Everything is as it Seems by Eric-John Russell, foreword by Étienne Balibar Available now in hardback from Bloomsbury Academic: www.bloomsbury.com/9781350157637/. Please consider encouraging your institution’s library to purchase a copy. There …

Spectacular Logic in Hegel and Debord: Why Everything is as it Seems

The Problem of The „Problem“ – On Deleuze (and Althusser)

If one does not read Deleuze exclusively in the context of a position critical of reason, which is commonly paraphrased as transcendental empiricism (cf. Rölli 2003), nor as a proponent of an ontological realism (cf. De Landa 2006), then Deleuze …

The Problem of The „Problem“ – On Deleuze (and Althusser)

Post-industrieller Communismus

„Produktions- und Lebensmittel, als Eigentum des unmittelbaren Produzenten, sind kein Kapital. Sie werden Kapital nur unter Bedingung, worin sie zugleich als Exploitations- und Beherrschungsmittel des Arbeiters dienen.“[1] „Seit je hat Aufklärung im umfassendsten Sinn fortschreitenden Denkens das Ziel verfolgt, von …

Post-industrieller Communismus

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