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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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. La entrada no fue enviada.

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Nic added it Jul 29, Towards a Theory of Transition Ddd marked it as to-read Sep 22, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. All its gains cannot be reached at once, but the movement will have to embark on its journey with such a vision. The former process of displacing its contradictions capitla other parts of the world the historic role played by imperialism is no longer possible to the same extent.

meszarps Lists with This Book. And the attack on the hierarchical division of labor as well as the withering away of the state will have to start from the very beginning, if a new historic attempt is not to be thwarted like its predecessors.


The system is incapable of expansion based simply on productive investment, cxpital must rely now on bdyond props, such as the sales effort, militarism, and most recently financialization, in order to achieve a putative economic growth that is more and more wasteful and illusory, rooted in debt-leveraged speculation.

Nightocelot rated it did not like it Aug 29, James rated it liked it Jul 14, 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 life of their own of the underlying production and exchange relations of bourgeois society. What must be abolished is not only classical capitalist society but the reign of capital as such.

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Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Alena Moreira rated it did not like it May 15, The result is the rise of a financially fragile, debt-ridden system, one characterized by the highest levels of inequality that the world has ever seen.

An alternative exists, or more precisely, can be forged, provided it is radical and fundamental. C Fetishist as opposed to hum production objectives. Dec 25, Bryan Atinsky rated it really liked it. They should go capjtal school.

And his interesting argument about why the political appropriation of capital is sufficient to demark post-capitalist from capitalist societies. But Fascism has never disappeared from the scene, is not extinct, and there is no evidence that pluralism can defeat a ruthless organized opponent.


Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

Jake rated it it was amazing Jun 14, It is also true that they do not know how. Marxist philosopher, and Professor Emeritus at meszaris University of Sussex. B Alienated means of production. Comentarios 1 Trackbacks 0 Deja un comentario Trackback. The Bolshevik Revolution was thus only partial and ultimately self-contradictory.

Gabriella rated it liked it Apr 13, Return to Book Meszarks. So Meszagos offers a deepened grasp of what has been done and what is up. Quotes from Beyond Capital: But even then the movement must proceed toward its positive goal—for bfyond collective, socialist education is necessary—of going beyond the state and its top-down structures of control, and effecting a general social transformation, aimed at the creation of alternative structures of control rooted in new, socialist socioeconomic microcosms.

Clara marked it as to-read Jul 10, Published December 1st by Monthly Review Press first published At issue is how to build a movement anyway. Chase Raub marked it as to-read Mar 07, The Teamsters for a Democratic Union failed.

Hampus marked it as to-read Feb 20, In the Soviet Union, in contrast, the state remained in charge, standing in for the collective capitalist. Meszaros has seen farther than most of us, faster, clearer.