For a New Critique of Political Economy

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The catastrophic economic, social and political crisis of our time calls for a new and original critique of political economy - a rethinking of Marx's project in the very different conditions of twenty-first century capitalism. Stiegler argues that today the proletarian must be reconceptualized as the economic agent whose knowledge and memory are confiscated by machines. This new sense of the term 'proletarian' is best understood by reference to Plato's critique of exteriorized memory. By bringing together Plato and Marx, ...

For a New Critique of Political Economy 2010, Polity Press

ISBN-13: 9780745648040

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