Category Archives: Bonefeld

Gerstenberger on State, Capital, Crisis

The author of Impersonal Power delivering a keynote in English at some conference in Frankfurt:   For those who don’t have the time to grapple with the Leviathan that is Impersonal Power, Open Marxism Volume 1 has an essay by … Continue reading

Posted in Backhaus, Bonefeld, Statederivation, valueformtheory | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bonefeld: ‘Human Economy and Political Authority: Ordo-Liberalism and the Idea of the Big Society’

I think this is a working paper but its still interesting: The article expounds the ordoliberal tradition to illuminate the character of the Big Society idea Cameron’s saying that there are things more important than GDP is fundamental to the … Continue reading

Posted in Bonefeld, Statederivation | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Adorno 1962 Seminar on Marx.

What follows is a rough translation a friend made for me of H.G. Backhaus’ notes from Adorno’s 1962 seminar on Marx. The notes are published as the appendix to Backhaus’s yet untranslated Dialektik der Wertform: Untersuchungen zur marxschen Ökonomiekritik A translation … Continue reading

Posted in Adorno, Backhaus, Bonefeld, Commodity fetishism, fetish character of money, Marx, monetarytheoryofvalue, Value, valueformtheory | 3 Comments

Bonefeld on Ordo-Liberalism and the State.

This talk made the rounds several months ago but worth a listen if you missed it:

Posted in Bonefeld, Statederivation | Tagged | Leave a comment

Bonefeld Course on Marx.

Stumbled upon the syllabus of Werner Bonefeld’s course on Marx. If your just starting on Capital, unlike other popular courses you may be familiar with, Bonefeld’s syllabus has the virtue of focusing on the main themes of Capital.  He also gets fetishism and … Continue reading

Posted in Bonefeld, Heinrich, Marx | 3 Comments

Error on Trinity Formula Translation error.

JR was kind enough to point out my cock up on this post. In the post I point out that distorted it is a bad translation of verkehrten form. For some reason I then substitute verrückt for verkehrten. I don’t how I managed … Continue reading

Posted in Backhaus, Bonefeld, Marx, Marxology, Trinity Formula | Leave a comment