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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US along lines of. A The nuclear family. For the decaying timber frame of the building must be also replaced meszzros the course of extricating humankind from the perilous structural framework of the capital system.

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Nic added it Jul 29, Ian “Marvin” Graye marked it as to-read Apr 04, The financialization process emanating from the economic stagnation of the core accumulation process under meszaaros capital adds to the growing structural crisis of the system, which is rapidly degenerating from within, while presented with insurmountable obstacles from without.

While it is generally true that they do not want to fight. The revolutionary object is never mszaros to displace acpital of these or seize merely a part of the system—the commanding heights of the state, for example—but to transcend the alienated capital-labor metabolism altogether, creating a society of substantive equality. Deco Santos marked it as to-read Jan 03, The system is incapable of expansion based simply on productive investment, but must rely now on various props, such as the sales effort, militarism, and most recently financialization, in order to achieve a putative economic growth that is more and more wasteful and illusory, rooted in debt-leveraged speculation.

The socialist project must be equally comprehensive.

Beyond Capital Toward a Theory of Transition

Andrew marked it as to-read Jul 27, capitql Meszaros offers some clues: Few, if any, thinkers have contributed as much to the understanding of the accelerating global contradictions of capital, and the unprecedented dangers that lie ahead in the new millennium. Hamza Kebala rated it it was amazing Feb 16, Jake rated it it was amazing Jun 14, Paul added it Jul 30, Particularly useful for me is his discussion of what he sees as the absolute limits of capital, one of which is the women’s movement that have exposed the unfulfilled and unfulfillable promise of the capitalist system.


Kevin Rowe added it Nov 25, D Labor structurally divorced from control.

AlexisTh rated it it was amazing Oct 05, The necessary command structure of the state increasingly breaks down in the geyond of a global system of accumulation, which it can no longer control due to the impossibility of forging a coherent global capitalist state. One of the best of its kind. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

It is also true that they do not know how. And as its history has shown, this social order exhibits remarkable social cohesion.

All its gains cannot be reached at once, but the movement will have to embark on its journey with such a vision. La entrada no fue beypnd. Jeff rated it it was amazing Jul 22, So, if we are to believe that where there is domination there is resistance, and that capjtal in the US interested in social pratice must place cadre with care whenever possible, just where is it that cadre should go?

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition

They should go to school. Clara marked it as to-read Jul 10, Elle rated it it was ok Apr 01, We are still left with the questions: C Fetishist as opposed to hum production objectives. Open Preview See a Problem? What must be abolished is not only classical capitalist society but the reign of capital as such.

The result is the rise of a financially fragile, debt-ridden system, one characterized by the highest levels of inequality that the world has ever seen. Gabriella rated it liked it Apr 13, What we will need is a profound understanding of Meszaros repeated insistence on equality and democracy in order to share scarcity.


Hegel recognized from the beginning that the dominant philosophical concepts of the Enlightenment were in the main reified expressions that is, abstracted from their material basis and given an artificial, ideal life of their own of the underlying production and exchange relations of bourgeois society.

Comentarios 1 Trackbacks 0 Deja un comentario Trackback. The closest to such governance was the rule of the United States as the current hegemonic power, reinforced by the more frequent recourse to wars and military interventions.


David Koukal added it Jul 09, Want to Read saving…. No trivia or quizzes capitxl. Alena Moreira rated it did not like it May 15, But Fascism has never disappeared from the scene, is not extinct, and there is no evidence that pluralism can defeat a ruthless organized opponent. Now, What is the way out?

Beyond Capital: Toward a Theory of Transition by István Mészáros

Ca;ital Freitas marked it as to-read Feb 10, Return to Book Page. F The uncontrollability of the market. Vapital rated it really liked it Dec 30, They do, however, know how to disorganize job actions Hormel, Detroit Newspapers, Caterpillar, etc.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The more it unlocks the powers of productivity, the more it must unleash the powers of destruction; and the more it extends the volume of production, the more it must bury everything under mountains of suffocating waste.