Category Archives: The Results of the Immediate Process of Production

Upcoming Talks

Excited to be giving the following upcoming talks: ‘Reification, Crisis and Critical Social Theory’, CSE Trans-Pennine Working Group, University of Leeds, Beech Grove House seminar room at 1400 on the 25th of April. “The Central, Structural Problem of Capitalist Society … Continue reading

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Futures and Pasts

I thought I would start out 2014 with another apology for the lack of posts on this blarg. I feel as if I spent the last six months of 2013 tailoring cover letters for an endless series of jobs applications, … Continue reading

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Time and Subsumption.

Like ‘reification’, ‘dialectic’ and ‘totality’ before it, subsumption has become one of those terms that is fetishised. Describing something as ‘subsumed’ is often treated as so theoretically sound that no account is necessary of what this process of subsumption is … Continue reading

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Workshop on Subsumption

The Theory and Politics of Subsumption Workshop I Birkbeck University, London 25th May 2013, 12 – 6 pm Presentations: Max Tomba (University of Padua) – Hybrid subsumption and modern forms of slavery Christopher J. Arthur – Subsumption as a logical … Continue reading

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Impersonal Compulsion.

Nice sentence of the impersonal compulsion of the class relation: ‘The capital-relation is a relation of compulsion, the aim of which is to extract surplus labour by prolonging labour time — it is a relation of compulsion which does not … Continue reading

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