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Second Nature and the Organic Composition of Capital?

Dumb question–has anyone written anything aligning what Hegelian-Marxists interpret as Marx’s theory of second nature/natural history in relation to his theory of the organic composition of capital? If not such a comparison would show how and why Marx articulates the … Continue reading

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Taking Second Nature In A New Direction.

While it can be argued that Lukacs and Adorno’s theories of second nature provide analysis of the constitution and constituents of social domination that are lacking in Marx’s model of capital at its ideal average. It seems to me it … Continue reading

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Marx, Trees and Second Nature II

Marx makes use of trees in The Trinity Formula in the same manner as I pointed out in yesterday’s post: Whatever may be the disparity of these relations in other respects, they all have this in common: Capital yields a … Continue reading

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Marx, Trees and Second Nature.

I came across the two following passages while revising my section on the fetish form of interest-bearing capital. Too tired to go into it but it strikes me that Marx’s comparison of capital and nature differ from Lukacs and Adorno’s. … Continue reading

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