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Cultural Politics (1 March 2010) 6 (1): 5–14.
Published: 01 March 2010
... social and economic criticism to the Marx of the Grundrisse, a book to which Jean-Marie Vincent introduced him in 1959. 1 In the words of Finn Bowring, his works of the 1980s and 1990s present “an understanding of capitalism as a system of hetero-regulation which aggressively de-civilized human beings...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2010) 6 (3): 303–318.
Published: 01 November 2010
...Stanley Raffel This article seeks to develop the significance of the 1960s as a period of cultural revolution. Early Baudrillard is treated as the cultural revolution's equivalent to Marx. The idea of unproductive expenditure is seen as the era's central idea. having discussed, as does Baudrillard...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2018) 14 (2): 244–262.
Published: 01 July 2018
... and intellectual strategy a year after the publication of For Marx and Reading Capital . Cahiers pour l’Analyse represents, then, the most complete example of the politicization of structuralism on the eve of May 1968. Yet it also had a focus on political philosophers, such as Machiavelli and Rousseau...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2016) 12 (1): 1–22.
Published: 01 March 2016
.... We continue through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries by means of a discussion of the philosophical, political, and economic writings of David Hume, Karl Marx, Thorstein Veblen, Émile Louis Victor de Laveleye, and Werner Sombart. Employing Sombart’s sociological work on the spirit of capitalism...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 157–170.
Published: 01 July 2010
... problematization of the conventional spectrum of left and right political positions. Referring to the work of Marx, Max Weber, Michel Foucault, and Gilbert Simondon, Stiegler characterizes his account of cultural capitalism in relation to his critique of the philosophy of technology. He talks about how his more...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 181–199.
Published: 01 July 2010
... forms. It has allowed him most recently to develop an embryonic critique of political economy, focused on technological and libidinal practices of consumerism. His technological analysis of contemporary reality, buttressed by “technological” readings of Marx and Freud, are important in this context. I...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2011) 7 (3): 371–390.
Published: 01 November 2011
... object-fetishism. These are both steps in the radicalization of Marx's idea of commodity fetishism, drawing on freud's idea of fetishism as a perverse structure. The article notes that Baudrillard provided inventories of fetishism at regular intervals in his writings, and that these remained curiously...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2010) 6 (2): 237–252.
Published: 01 July 2010
... conception of the relationship between human beings and technology against the conception implicit in Marx, he seeks to establish a ground for an encyclopedist humanism – a genetic encyclopedism – that lies beyond both the humanism combated by Heidegger and that philosopher's own anti-anthropological...
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Cultural Politics (1 November 2017) 13 (3): 394–396.
Published: 01 November 2017
... concerned with the continuing relevance of Marx’s and Weber’s work to the critique of contemporary capitalism. As part of this project, Portfolio Society draws on a (re)reading of Marx to critically analyze the constitutive role of finance in the social world. In this respect, the book is situated within...
Published: 01 March 2013
of the people,” as Karl Marx asserted, but it still, in some cases, sees it as a potential source of instability. (Photo: Hainan Province) Figure 6 . In many ways, searching for the vestiges of traditional Chinese society is still easier in rural areas than in big cities, where life is increasingly More
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2006) 2 (2): 255–258.
Published: 01 July 2006
... appears to promise several things: 1) on the theoretical level, a careful analytical deconstruction of bad readings of Marx, point by point; 2) on the political level, a reexamination of Marx's writings, proving that the collapse of “really existing socialism” was merely a bad dream resulting from a...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2009) 5 (1): 139–144.
Published: 01 March 2009
... require his “discovery” to have real validity because he relies upon it in Chapter 4. At the outset of that chapter, Beller announces he will explain why the capitalist “rate of profit” fails to fall as Marx famously predicted it would. The reason he proposes is that capitalists profit not only from...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2012) 8 (1): 79–95.
Published: 01 March 2012
...: Virilio's castle While discussing the neoconservatives, we began to focus on the general relationship between culture and ideology. 1 In this context certain authors, like Peter Berger, Benedict Anderson, and Karl Marx, became relevant. Slowly, we began to refer to our panorama using phrases like...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2008) 4 (2): 133–154.
Published: 01 July 2008
... democratic or mutual form derives from “The Fragment on Machines,” the pages (Marx 1973: 690–711) of the Grundrisse in which Marx laid out his theory of technology. Unlike tools which transmit workers’ energy and virtuosity, the machine is the virtuoso and regulates the worker, who thus acts merely...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2011) 7 (2): 189–218.
Published: 01 July 2011
... is also duty-bound to inspect the assumptions of Martí and Marx, since Che was both deeply influenced by the former's moral categories, and a devoted advocate of socialist theory. Owing to his fundamental contribution to Cuban political thought, elements of these twin ideologies are enshrined in the...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2015) 11 (2): 296–300.
Published: 01 July 2015
...” (23; see also 97). This is all well, but Noys recurrently brings in the “problem of labor,” emphasizing that perhaps the only merit of accelerationism has been to reintroduce this problem to the agenda, and chapters 1–6 all seem to end on this issue: “The method of tendency [in Marx and largely...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2014) 10 (2): 206–225.
Published: 01 July 2014
.... And therefore the question, concerning the principles of individuation, could be developed on the basis of an expression from Karl Marx that I find very striking. It is Marx who talked about a social individual. And one must pay attention, because this is not some Hegelian coquetry. That is to say...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2016) 12 (2): 253–258.
Published: 01 July 2016
... plants located there. Underlying Nancy’s account is also one of Karl Marx’s principal themes: that money works on the principle of general equivalence—a principle that, in light of today’s world of global or globalized capital, can be said to apply almost everywhere and to almost everyone and everything...
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Cultural Politics (1 July 2012) 8 (2): 233–252.
Published: 01 July 2012
... detached from political reality. When Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels wrote their renowned book The German Ideology , they referred to the doctrine of the Young Hegelians as “ideology” and believed that their idealist ethos was the outcome of the deviation from, and distortion of, reality. Of course, in...
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Cultural Politics (1 March 2015) 11 (1): 1–17.
Published: 01 March 2015
... Baudrillard’s analysis an ironic reading of Karl Marx. It is made clear at the beginning of The Transparency of Evil : Marx was right on capitalism for the most part, but he did not grasp some important things. Capitalism was the only mode of production that has ever existed—an exception. The bourgeoisie was...