marx

Concrete communism & the problem of the cell and the new organism

Concrete communism & the problem of the cell and the new organism

There is an interesting article on the The Commune website about theorising and imagining a post-capitalist society – take a peek over here. I agree with the emphasis the author has on the problem of labour, abstract labour in particular.  At the end of the piece they point out the implication – “So one of the most fundamental tasks we… Read more →

Relations and reactions

Relations and reactions

In a post on Marx’s dialectical method and Deleuze, Steven Shaviro makes the interesting claim that it is Deleuze’s pluralism that is transcendental.  It is the theory of relations that Deleuze has which underpins his pluralism and this theory of relations, presumably, would be the place to look for a transcendental structure in the sense of a ‘condition of possibility’-type… Read more →

The individual is not anyone

The individual is not anyone

The discussion on Marx, Deleuze and desire continues…my own thoughts seep out of side… In Video Veritas responds to Larvalsubjects question ‘Where’s Marx?’ with the claim that he is a ghostlike omnipresence – “Marx is all over the academy, but in a fragmented, ’spectral’ fashion”.  IVV suggests that within disciplines like economics there is a kind of latent Marxism because… Read more →