Beyond Capital has 22 ratings and 3 reviews. Chelsea said: At about one thousand pages, it can feel like Meszaros was convinced that each sentence was a. Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition. István Mészáros. (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). István Mészáros is one of the greatest philosophers that the historical In this respect, Mészáros’s Beyond Capital stood out, as Daniel Singer.

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Towards a Theory of Transition Anton Cebalo marked it as to-read Mar 06, The crucial problem is then the logic of capital, and not primarily the institutional order of market capitalism. While it is generally true that they do not want to fight. This necessitates that the socialist system be rooted in its own organic microcosms. He left his native Hungary in after the Soviet invasion and worked for a time in Turin, Italy, before settling in the UK.

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Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition

How do you mobilize people within the framework beyodn the existing society, while providing answers that take you beyond its confines? The particular socioeconomic reproductive units of capital taken separately are not only not capable of spontaneous coordination and totalization but diametrically opposed to it if allowed to follow their disruptive course.

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It thus continues to operate according to the fundamental logic of the capital system, even if property has been socialized and the state is given sole command of the society as in the Soviet Union.

It is also true that they do not know how. We are still left with the questions: The financialization process emanating from the economic stagnation of the core accumulation process under monopoly-finance capital adds to the growing structural crisis of the system, which is rapidly degenerating from within, while presented with insurmountable obstacles from without.

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Amiri Barksdale rated it it was ok Feb 16, What we will need is a profound understanding of Meszaros repeated insistence on equality and democracy in order to share scarcity. May 04, Chelsea Szendi rated it really liked it Shelves: Clara marked it as to-read Jul 10, Now, What is the way out? D Labor structurally divorced from control.

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

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La entrada no fue enviada. An alternative exists, or more precisely, can be forged, provided it is radical and fundamental. Published December 1st by Monthly Review Press first published And their obvious willingness to call the lstvan for assistance should be proof enough.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Trivia About Beyond Capital: Russell Dale iwtvan it it was amazing Nov 30, The Teamsters for a Democratic Union failed. The more it unlocks the powers of productivity, the more it must unleash the powers of destruction; and the more it extends the volume of production, the more it must bury everything under mountains of suffocating waste.


So, if we are to believe that where there is domination there is resistance, and that people in the US interested in social pratice must place cadre with care whenever possible, just where is it that cadre should go? His dialectical inquiry into social structure and forms of consciousness—a systematic critique of the prevailing forms of thought—is unequaled in our time.

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Hamza Kebala rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Recibir nuevas entradas por email. Hegel recognized from the beginning that the dominant philosophical concepts of the Enlightenment were in the main reified expressions that is, abstracted from their material basis and given an artificial, ideal neyond of their own of the underlying production and exchange relations of bourgeois society.

Meszaros has seen farther than most of us, faster, clearer.

At issue is how to build a movement anyway. Elle rated it it was ok Apr 01, But Fascism has never disappeared from the scene, is not extinct, and there is no evidence meszaaros pluralism can defeat a ruthless organized opponent.