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24 noviembre, 2014
Marx’s Capital is back where it belongs, at the centre of debate about Marxism and its purchase on the contemporary world. In recent years there has been an explosion of much wider interest in Capital, after the debate on Capital largely fell silent in the late-1970s. In Deciphering Capital, Alex Callinicos offers his own substantial contribution to the debate. He tackles the question of Marx’s method, his relation to Hegel, value theory and labour. He engages with Marxist thinkers past and present, from Gramsci and Althusser to Harvey and Jameson.
“Marx’s Capital is back!”, Callinicos asserts in his Introduction. And Callinicos’s excellent book is itself a significant contribution to the revival of Marxian political economy for 21st century struggles against capitalism, with important insights into Capital and the nature of revolutionary subjects in late capitalism – Fred Moseley, Professor of Economics, Mount Holyoke College. Author, Money and Totality: Marx’s Logical…