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The ambiguities of Labour-Power in Marx’s Capital

On first sight, Labour-Power appears as  simple concept. Marx defines it as “the aggregate of those mental and physical capabilities exisiting in the physical form, the living personality, of a … Continue reading

March 25, 2013 · 2 Comments

The Problem of Temporality for a Materialist Concept of History

“Modern political thought has concentrated its attention on history, and has not elaborated a corresponding concept of time. Even historical materialism has until now neglected to elaborate a concept of … Continue reading

January 28, 2013 · 1 Comment

The (Re)grounding of Sex

In this short blog entry I want to expand and reformulate the question of the meaning of ‘groundwork’ and ‘regrounding’ as Malabou discusses in the interview but in the context … Continue reading

January 13, 2013 · 1 Comment

Response to Steve on economics and the ‘flash crash’

I agree to an extent with Steve’s description of economics in his recent post as being a ‘guess-based pseudo science’ and thought it might be useful to consider briefly what … Continue reading

November 20, 2012 · 7 Comments