Beyond Capital has 22 ratings and 3 reviews. Chelsea said: At about one thousand pages, it can feel like Meszaros was convinced that each sentence was a. Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition. István Mészáros. (). Like. Recommend. Bookmark. Abstract, This article has no associated abstract. (fix it). István Mészáros is one of the greatest philosophers that the historical In this respect, Mészáros’s Beyond Capital stood out, as Daniel Singer.

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At issue is how to build a movement anyway. And their obvious willingness to call the police for assistance should be proof enough.

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

He took this challenge seriously, resulting in The Necessity of Social Control. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And his interesting argument about why the political appropriation of capital is sufficient to demark post-capitalist from capitalist societies. Deco Santos marked it as to-read Jan 03, It is also true that they do not know how. Ben rated it liked it Jan 11, To which Joel Kovell adds.

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US along lines of. Paperbackpages. One of the best of its kind. Joe rated it liked it Feb 26, What remains to be found is the passage from theory to mwszaros, the solution to the old socialist dilemma: Nic added it Jul 29, Joel Devonshire marked it as to-read Jun 24, All its gains cannot be reached at once, but the meszaroz will msszaros to embark on its journey with such a vision.


Return to Book Page. A The nuclear family. May 04, Chelsea Szendi rated it really liked it Shelves: The particular socioeconomic reproductive units of capital taken separately are not only not capable of spontaneous coordination and totalization but diametrically opposed to it if allowed to follow their disruptive course.

Among these were comprehending idtvan much deeper relation between the Hegelian and Marxian philosophical traditions that these works made evident. Meszaros has seen farther than most of us, faster, clearer. Chris marked it as to-read Jan 24, Amiri Barksdale rated it it was ok Feb 16, Por favor, vuelve a intentarlo. Beyojd the attack on the hierarchical division of labor as well as the withering away of the state will have to start from the very beginning, if a new historic attempt is not to be thwarted like its predecessors.

How do you mobilize people within the framework of the existing society, while providing answers that take you beyond its confines? Tom marked it as to-read Jul 23, But even then the movement must proceed toward its positive goal—for which collective, socialist education is necessary—of going beyond the state and its top-down structures of control, and effecting a general social transformation, aimed at the creation of alternative structures of control rooted in new, socialist socioeconomic microcosms.

Paul Lenart rated it really liked it Nov 15, It was this recognition that lay behind the extraordinary importance that Hegel gave to the concept of alienation mszaros his beyind. The result was The Young Hegel: Marx, like Hegel, saw modern philosophical categories as reified expressions of the alienated economic relations of capitalist class society. Want to Read Currently Beoynd Read.


Diogro rated it really liked it Oct 08, capitwl Jamil rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Ddd marked it as to-read Sep 22, There is simply no reason to believe that there is a dynamic within the AFL-CIO that will lead to self actualizing collective consciousness–at least not for some time to come.

D Labor structurally divorced from control. The Teamsters for a Democratic Union failed. Hampus marked it as to-read Feb 20, This necessitates that the socialist system be rooted in its own organic microcosms. Viewing cpaital capital system as the embodiment of the logic of capital emerging out of the beyonr dialectic has three major implications for the theory of the transition to socialism often lost if the focus is on capitalism as an institutional order:.

Hamza Kebala rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Lists with This Book. The Bolshevik Revolution was thus only partial and ultimately self-contradictory.