Category Archives: Karl Marx

Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording

Martin McQuillan – Friends with Benefits: Shakespeare, Marx and Derrida – audio recording. The Kingston Shakespeare Seminar (KiSS) brings leading Shakespeare scholars to the Rose, which the director Peter Hall created to be a “teaching theatre”. Here Sir Peter directed … Continue reading

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In Marx’s Laboratory: Critical Readings of the Grundrisse reviewed

I’ve mentioned this book before – now reviewed at Marx & Philosophy. Edited by Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo, Italy, Guido Starosta, National University of Quilmes, Argentina, and Peter D. Thomas, Brunel University, London In Marx’s Laboratory. Critical Interpretations of … Continue reading

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The twenty-five most important academic books to me from 2013

Not ordered, not comprehensive, and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some – and of course there are those I’ve not yet read or am unaware of… These are all academic books published in 2013, not drawn from all the books I … Continue reading

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Henryk Grossman – The Change in the Original Plan for Marx’s Capital and Its Causes

Very interesting article translated in the latest Historical Materialism – Henryk Grossman, “The Change in the Original Plan for Marx’s Capital and Its Causes” (requires subscription).

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David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2 – a brief review

I’ve previously posted about David Harvey’s A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2 being published. I’ve now had a chance to read it, and to my mind it’s even better than the first volume A Companion to Marx’s Capital which appeared in 2010. … Continue reading

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The Daily Habits of Highly Productive Philosophers: Nietzsche, Marx & Kant

At Open Culture – drawing together descriptions of the work habits of Nietzsche, Marx and Kant.

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Books received

Two books for the Foucault project – a collection of pieces on the first volume of the History of Sexuality, and the only other volume of Les Vies Parallèles series Foucault initiated (the first was the Herculine Barbin memoir); David Harvey’s A … Continue reading

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In Marx’s Laboratory – Critical Readings of the Grundrisse

Initially an expensive hardback, but paperback to follow. Edited by Riccardo Bellofiore, University of Bergamo, Italy, Guido Starosta, National University of Quilmes, Argentina, and Peter D. Thomas, Brunel University, London In Marx’s Laboratory. Critical Interpretations of the Grundrisse provides a … Continue reading

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David Harvey, A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2

Now out from Verso, David Harvey’s A Companion to Marx’s Capital: Volume 2. The first volume A Companion to Marx’s Capital appeared in 2010. Videos of the lectures on which these books are based are available at http://davidharvey.org/reading-capital/

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Marx Reloaded film

The whole thing, with English subtitles – thanks to Marijn Nieuwenhuis for the link.

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