Following Marx: Method, Critique and Crisis

Following Marx: Method, Critique and Crisis

by Michael Lebowitz
     
 

ISBN-10: 9004149422

ISBN-13: 9789004149427

Pub. Date: 04/24/2009

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Combining Marx’s focus upon the totality (and its appearance as capitals in competition) with specific applications in political economy, Following Marx demonstrates how the failure to understand Marx’s method has led astray many who consider themselves Marxists.

Overview

Combining Marx’s focus upon the totality (and its appearance as capitals in competition) with specific applications in political economy, Following Marx demonstrates how the failure to understand Marx’s method has led astray many who consider themselves Marxists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789004149427
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
04/24/2009
Series:
Historical Materialism Book Series , #20
Pages:
365

Table of Contents

Introduction: To Follow Marx

Part I: Critiques of Political Economy

1. The Fallacy of Everyday Notions
2. Another Crisis of Economic Theory: the Neo-Ricardian Critique
3. The Neo-Ricardian Reduction
4. Is ‘Analytical Marxism’ Marxism?
Appendix: Roemer’s Self-criticism

Part II: The Logic of Capital

5. Following Hegel: the Science of Marx
6. Explorations in the Logic of Capital

Part III: Essays in the Theory of Crisis

7. Marx’s Falling Rate of Profit: A Dialectical View
8. The General and the Specific in Marx’s Theory of Crisis
9. Paul M. Sweezy.
Appendix: Learning from Paul Sweezy

Part IV: Essence and Appearance

10. Marx’s Methodological Project
11. What is Competition?
12. Too Many Blindspots About the Media
13. The Theoretical Status of Monopoly Capital
14. Analytical Marxism and the Marxian Theory of Crisis
15. In Brenner, Everything is Reversed

Part V: Considering the Other Side of Capital

16. The Silences of Capital
17. Beyond the Capital of Uno-ism
18. Situating the Capitalist State
19. The Politics of Assumption, the Assumption of Politics

Bibliography

Index

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