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Althusser on Capital: Abstraction and Presentation.

Two innaresting paragraph’s from Althusser’s preface to Capital: ‘scientific abstraction is not at all ‘abstract’, quite the contrary. E.g., when Marx speaks of the total social capital, no one can ‘touch it with- his hands’ ; when Marx speaks of … Continue reading

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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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