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Lukács ’ Idea of Communism and its Blind Spot: Money

The three main concepts of Lukács’ famous book History and Class Consciousness   are already contained in the title: History, Class and Consciousness. 1  These three concepts are especially developed in the longest and most important essay of the book, “Reification …

Lukács ’ Idea of Communism and its Blind Spot: Money

From Theological to Historical Apocatastasis: Notes on Benjamin’s ‘Theologico-Political Fragment’

Strength of hatred in Marx.Fighting spirit of the working class.Interlay revolutionary destruction and the idea of redemption.— Walter Benjamin, ‘Notes on the Concept of History,’ (1939) 1. To have repudiated with the utmost vehemence the political significance of Millenarianism is …

From Theological to Historical Apocatastasis: Notes on Benjamin’s ‘Theologico-Political Fragment’

Pandemie Kriegstagebücher – Another Brick in the Wall

“We don’t need no education” Die Reproduktionszahl steigt wieder über 1,0, aber das Robert Koch Institut sagt auf einmal, kein Problem, statistische Schwankungen. Millionen von Gläubigen, frisch missioniert, sind verunsichert. Denn die Wissenschaft, der neue Götze, war immer einen sichere, …

Pandemie Kriegstagebücher – Another Brick in the Wall

Marx’s Inquiry into the Birth of Capitalism: Why Does It Matter?

Differing approaches to the issue of the beginnings of capitalismimply different conceptualization of what capitalism is. This paperelaborates on the notion of original accumulation. It utilizes theMarxist notion of the mode of production to provide the conceptof the historicalfigure which …

Marx’s Inquiry into the Birth of Capitalism: Why Does It Matter?

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