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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Anton Cebalo marked it as to-read Mar 06, The result was The Young Hegel: Among these were comprehending the much deeper relation between the Hegelian and Marxian philosophical traditions that these works made evident.

He is the author of numerous books. H The Fragmentation of Labor. US along lines of.

The Bolshevik Revolution was thus only partial and ultimately self-contradictory. Clara marked it as to-read Jul 10, It thus continues to operate according to the fundamental logic of the capital system, even if property has been socialized and the state is given sole command of the society as in the Soviet Union.

It belongs in every serious library. Andrew marked it as to-read Jul 27, The financialization process emanating from the economic stagnation of the core accumulation process under monopoly-finance capital adds to the growing structural crisis of the system, which is rapidly degenerating from within, while presented with insurmountable obstacles from without.


Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

Ben rated it liked it Jan 11, Meszaos his interesting argument about why the political appropriation of capital is sufficient to demark post-capitalist from capitalist societies. All its gains cannot be reached at once, but the movement will have to embark on its journey with such a vision. Meazaros crucial problem is then the logic of capital, and not primarily the institutional order of market capitalism. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Istvan Meszaros’ “Beyond Capital”

The necessary command structure of the state increasingly breaks down in the context of a global system of accumulation, which it can no longer control due to the impossibility of forging a coherent global capitalist state. Marx, like Hegel, saw modern philosophical categories as reified expressions byeond the alienated economic relations of capitalist class society. Meszaros omits questions of race and sex.

Meszaros has seen farther than most of us, faster, clearer. Jeff rated it it was amazing Jul 22, The capital system in general is thus a system based fundamentally on the alienation of labor, rooted in the systematic expropriation of human powers and the estrangement of human needs. Studies in the Relations between Dialectics and Economics mrszaros Por favor, vuelve a intentarlo.

Alena Moreira rated it did not like it May 15, One of the best of its kind. It was captial recognition that lay behind the extraordinary importance that Hegel gave to the concept of alienation in his philosophy.


Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition

Elle rated it it was ok Apr 01, James rated it liked it Jul 14, Nic added it Jul 29, His dialectical inquiry into social structure and forms of consciousness—a systematic critique of the prevailing forms of thought—is unequaled in our time. AlexisTh rated it it was amazing Oct 05, 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 geyond to come.

Tom marked it capitl to-read Jul 23, He left his native Hungary in after the Soviet invasion and worked for a time in Turin, Italy, before settling in the UK. How do you mobilize people within the framework of the existing society, while providing answers that take you beyond its confines?

Paul Lenart rated it really liked it Nov 15, Jesse marked it as to-read Feb 15, Chris marked it as to-read Jan 24, This necessitates that the socialist system be rooted in its own organic microcosms.