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Edited by Fred Moseley and Tony Smith

This book provides a wide-ranging and in-depth reappraisal of the relation between Marx’s economic theory in Capital and Hegel’s Logic by leading Marxian economists and philosophers from around the world. The subjects dealt with include: systematic dialectics, the New Dialectics, materialism vs. idealism, Marx’s ‘inversion’ of Hegel, Hegel’s Concept logic (universality-particularity-singularity), Hegel’s Essence logic (essence-appearance), Marx’s levels of abstraction of capital in general and competition, and capital as Hegelian Subject.

The papers in this volume were originally presented at the 22nd annual meeting of the International Symposium on Marxian Theory at Mount Holyoke College in August 2011. The twelve authors are divided between seven economists and five philosophers, as is fitting for the interdisciplinary subject of the relation between Marx’s economic theory and Hegel’s logic.

Contributors are: Chris Arthur, Riccardo Bellofiore, Roberto Fineschi, Gastón Caligaris, Igor Hanzel, Juan Iñigo Carrera, Mark Meaney, Fred Moseley, Patrick Murray, Geert Reuten, Mario Robles, Tony Smith, and Guido Starosta.


Money and Totality

A Macro-Monetary Interpretation of Marx's Logic in Capital and the End of the 'Transformation Problem'

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Fred Moseley

This ambitious book presents a comprehensive new 'macro-monetary' interpretation of Marx’s logical method in Capital, based on substantial textual evidence, which emphasises two main points: (1) Marx’s theory is primarily a macroeconomic theory of the total surplus-value produced in the economy as a whole; and (2) Marx’s theory is a monetary theory from beginning to end and the circuit of money capital – M - C - M’ – is the logical framework of Marx’s theory. It follows from this 'macro-monetary' interpretation that, contrary to the prevailing view, there is no 'transformation problem' in Marx’s theory; i.e., Marx did not 'fail to transform the inputs of constant capital and variable capital' in his theory of prices of production in Part 2 of Volume III.

Peripheral Visions in the Globalizing Present

Space, Mobility, Aesthetics

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Edited by Esther Peeren, Hanneke Stuit and Astrid Van Weyenberg

This volume sheds new light on how today’s peripheries are made, lived, imagined and mobilized in a context of rapidly advancing globalization. Focusing on peripheral spaces, mobilities and aesthetics, it presents critical readings of, among others, Indian caste quarters, the Sahara, the South African backyard and European migration, as well as films, novels and artworks about marginalized communities and repressed histories. Together, these readings insist that the peripheral not only needs more visibility in political, economic and cultural terms, but is also invaluable for creating alternative perspectives on the globalizing present. Peripheral Visions combines sociological, cultural, literary and philosophical perspectives on the periphery, and highlights peripheral innovation and futurity to counter the lingering association of the peripheral with stagnation and backwardness.

From the Demise of Social Democracy to the ‘End of Capitalism’

The Intellectual Trajectory of Wolfgang Streeck

Jerome Roos

capitalist social order more generally. In a series of papers and books – most prominently Buying Time , published by Verso in 2014 – Streeck has presented a rousing and compelling critique of the transformations of the capitalist state and the ‘delayed crisis of democratic capitalism’. 2 More recently

Michel Bitbol

of mindfulness: Mindfulness is the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally to the unfolding of experience moment by moment. Kabat-Zinn, 2003, pp. 144–156 Every word is significant, in this short sentence. First of all, attention. But a

Panagiotis Sotiris

already been suggested by Althusser or Poulantzas, but a stronger form of autonomisation. Class relations affected the form but not necessarily the content of ideology and political practice. If classes are present at the ideological and political levels – since relations of production maintain the role

Carlos García Mac Gaw

Introduction In this article I look at the concept of the ancient mode of production as originally formulated by Karl Marx and at its significance for historiography. I also suggest the possible incorporation of certain aspects not originally present in this discussion. The subject is of central

Line Kollerup Oftedal and Jes Lynning Harfeld

. The issues in question can be PTSD , anxiety, depression or other inhibiting issues. Several organizations in the US, Europe and Australia provide psychiatric service dog training and certification which indicates that such dogs are, if not common, then at least present in several societies (see for

Omar Acha

century in Argentina, had developed a longue durée history of the ‘bourgeois revolution’ dating from 1000 CE until the present, approaching the bourgeoisie primarily in cultural terms. By proposing an alternative view, Laclau was guided by a particular historical-philosophical inclination according to

‘My Capitalism Is Bigger than Yours!’

Against Combining ‘How the West Came to Rule’ with ‘The Origins of Capitalism’

Maïa Pal

coercively reproduces itself. The present analysis is concerned with the problem of the intersocietal as a primary ontological unit for historicising the origins and development of capitalism. Its function for the authors is to provide structural definitions of capitalism and modernity without getting caught