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Money and Capital – Basic ideas of an updated Marxism

As we have already indicated in Capitalization vol. 2 (Szepanski 2014b), the Greek economist John Milios has offered an important approach to a precise conceptual determination of the contemporary capital relation with his monetary theory of value, based on the …

Money and Capital – Basic ideas of an updated Marxism

Capital after Louis Althusser. Focusing on Value-Form Analysis1

1 Paper presented at the Conference “Rileggere IlCapitale: La lezione di Louis Althusser”, organized by the Department of Historical Studies of the University Ca’ Foscari, November 9-11, 2006, Venice, Italy. 1. Althusser’s legacy: Capital as change of “object, theory and …

Capital after Louis Althusser. Focusing on Value-Form Analysis1

Menschen oder Non-phi der ersten Generation durch Kreuzung von Philosophischem und
Quantischem.

Wir wollen das Ende dieses Essays vorläufig mit großen Schritten vorwegnehmen, nicht durch einen philosophischen Weg oder eine Wanderung durch die Landschaft, sondern durch eine Teleportation oder eine Quanten-Teleforcierung, die das philosophische Pleroma, wie es sich bis zum Universumerstreckt, öffnet. …

Menschen oder Non-phi der ersten Generation durch Kreuzung von Philosophischem und
Quantischem.

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

The systemic order of the capital economy is generated in and by continuous disorder: just as order cannot be equated with the optimum of regularity, disorder cannot be identified with the absence of order or with pure chaos. According to …

Notes on Anwar Shaikh:  Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Already for Marx, an important consequence concerning the extraction of surplus value in commodity production is that surplus value is transformed into what we call today an asset. The asset in this context is a means by which surplus value …

How Marxism today has to read Das Kapital and how it has to analyze the current capital relations.

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

The question of the origins or genesis of capitalism preoccupied thewriters of the so-called German Historical School and led to fiercedisputes between them in the first three decades of thetwentieth century. Its “background” was Marx’s theory ofcapitalism and its genesis …

Seeking the “Spirit of Capitalism”: The German Historical School and the Controversies about the Origins of Capitalism

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

published by Palgrave The world economy is still in a phase of secular stagnation with persistently low growth rates of real gross domestic product.[1] The postwar litanies of boundless economic growth repeatedly preached by the representatives of capital and the …

Financial Capital in the 21th Century / Introduction

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

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