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    • Beatitude: Marx, Aristotle, Averroes, Spinoza 

      Stolze, Ted (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      In this article I argue that Ernst Bloch was profoundly correct to identify a materialist philosophical tendency that runs from Aristotle, through Averrroes and Spinoza, to Marx. Recognizing this "Left Aristotelian" current ...
    • M – C – M’ and the End of the “Transformation Problem” 

      Moseley, Fred (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      The main reason for rejecting Marx’s theory over the last century has been the infamous “transformation problem”. The critics argue that in Marx’s theory of prices of production he “failed to transform the inputs” of ...
    • Man is a Werewolf to Man: Capital and the Limits of Political Anthropology 

      Read, Jason (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      In the nineteen sixties and seventies the question of Marx's humanism, his attachment to an idea of human nature, was hotly debated. In the years since that debate has subsided the question of Marx and the human has emerged ...
    • Marx and Art: Use, Value, Poetry 

      Alizadeh, Ali (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      Despite Karl Marx’s overwhelming focus on economics and politics – culminating in Capital: Critique of Political Economy – his philosophy has inspired an array of Marxist or Marxian theories regarding the arts. Yet, the ...
    • Marx’s Transition to Money with no Intrinsic Value in Capital, Chapter 3 

      Campbell, Martha (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      In Chapter 3 of Capital, Volume 1, Marx provides the basis for money with no intrinsic value. Money has an expression of value, the commodity price list read backwards, because of its placement in the universal equivalent ...
    • The Question of Capitalist Desire: Deleuze and Guattari with Marx 

      Pfeifer, Geoff (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This paper offers a reading of Marx with Deleuze and Guattari That highlights the importance of the latter’s reading of desire back into Marx’s work in such a way as to show the importance of thinking the role of capitalist ...
    • Re-reading Capital 150 years after: some Philosophical and Political Challenges 

      Hamza, Agon (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This paper addresses some of the philosophical and political challenges we face following two important events: 150 years after the publication of Das Kapital and 100 years after the Great Bolshevik Revolution. It begins ...
    • A Sesquicentennial of Capital: Marx, Mandel and Methodological Musings 

      Curtis, Bruce (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      This article is a celebration of the sesquicentennial of Capital, Volume I, and of the model that Marx proposed in it and elucidated in his posthumous publications, edited by Engels. The model: a labour theory of value ...
    • Sharing, Not Selling: Marx Against Value 

      Smith, David Norman (University of Canterbury, 2017)
      The originality of Marx’s Capital is often underestimated. Countless commentaries have appeared, but only a few have taken the full measure of Capital’s truly unique and counter-intuitive outlook. Critics generally assume ...