Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Neue Engels-Lekture II — How They Concealed Engels’ Dialectical Method.

Haldane’s introduction to the English translation of the second edition of Dialectics of Labour provides the following statement: ‘It was a great misfortune, not only for Marxism, but for all branches of natural science, that Bernstein, into whose hands the … Continue reading

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The Neue Engels-Lekture Premise 1.

A homology can be substantiated between Marx’s critique of political economy and Engels’ Dialectics of Nature. This homology is based on several points. Like Capital, Engels never completed Dialectics of Nature. This means that what we know as Dialectics of Nature … Continue reading

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The Neue Engels Lektüre

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Read this on the plane: ‘”Society is not composed of individuals,’” says Marx. He is right: society is not a ‘combination’, an ‘addition’ of individuals. What constitutes society is the system of social relations in which its individuals live, work … Continue reading

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Post-Write Up Depression.

Whilst the PhD writing-up period is rightly described as a period of immense stress, I hate to say that I have found what comes after it to be worse. Part of this has to do with unfortunate visa clusterfuck I’ve … Continue reading

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Come give a paper in Rome.

Two participants had to drop out of the 6th Annual Critical Theory Conference from the 6-8th of May in Rome. Please let me know if you would like to come and give a paper.

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The Death of the Death of the Left.

From minute 54, Endnotes eviscerate the historical and theoretical bases of the Playtpus credo —  

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