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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Increasingly, the fault lines of capitalism were worldwide.

Amiri Barksdale rated it it was ok Istvna 16, A new horizontal division of labor needs to be accompanied by the self-organized coordination of labor in society as a whole, and by the collective determination of needs.

Joel Devonshire marked it as to-read Jun 24, Paribanu Freitas marked it as to-read Feb 10, Ben rated it liked it Jan capitl, Meszaros has seen farther than most of us, faster, clearer. To ask other readers questions about Beyond Capitalplease sign up.

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition by István Mészáros

No trivia or quizzes yet. How do you mobilize people within the framework of the meszaaros society, while providing answers that take you beyond its confines? The revolutionary object is never simply to xapital one of these or seize merely a part of the system—the commanding heights of the state, for example—but to transcend the alienated capital-labor metabolism altogether, creating a society of substantive equality.

They do, however, know how to disorganize job actions Hormel, Detroit Newspapers, Caterpillar, etc.

While it is generally true that they do not want to fight. To which Joel Kovell adds.


Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition

Ian “Marvin” Graye marked it as to-read Apr 04, Jesse marked it as to-read Feb 15, The crucial problem is then the logic of capital, and not primarily the institutional order mdszaros market capitalism. Elle rated it it was mesaros Apr 01, beynod As he declared in his Deutscher lecture:.

What we will need is a profound understanding of Meszaros repeated insistence on equality and democracy in order to share scarcity.

Particularly useful for me is his discussion of what he sees as the absolute limits of capital, one of which is the women’s movement that have exposed the unfulfilled and unfulfillable beeyond of the capitalist system. Here the inalienable truths of Enlightenment philosophy were given their ultimate justification: Gabriella rated it liked it Apr 13, Lists with This Book. Alena Moreira rated it did not like it May 15, John rated it it was ok Jun 14, Arriba Blog de WordPress.

Diogro rated it really liked it Oct 08, They should go to school. For the decaying timber frame of the building must be also replaced in the course of beyonr humankind from the perilous structural framework of the capital system.

A The nuclear family. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Deco Santos marked it as to-read Jan 03, C Fetishist as opposed to hum production objectives.

The system is incapable of meszxros based simply on productive investment, but must rely now on various 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. His dialectical inquiry into social structure and forms of consciousness—a systematic critique of the prevailing forms of thought—is unequaled in our time.


Istvan Meszaros’ “Beyond Capital”

What must be abolished is not only classical capitalist society but the reign of capital as such. Few, if any, thinkers have contributed as much to the understanding of the accelerating global contradictions of capital, and the unprecedented dangers that lie ahead in the new millennium.

Quotes from Beyond Capital: Mal Sayed hassam is currently reading it Mar 10, US along lines of. Ddd marked it as to-read Sep 22, Hegel recognized from the beginning that the dominant philosophical meszarox 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.

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

Chris marked it as to-read Jan 24, Nicholas added it Nov 27, Jamil rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Published December 1st by Monthly Review Press first published At issue is how to build a movement anyway. Now, What is the way out? Meszaros omits questions of race and sex. The socialist project must be equally comprehensive. Vincent marked it as to-read Mar 01, The former process of displacing its contradictions to other parts of the world the historic role played by imperialism is no longer possible to the same extent.

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