January 3, 2014
2014. Basu, Pathik ed. pher Marx o Capital: Shraban, Manan, Nididhysan. (Mediation & Marxization: Capital) Vol. I. Kolkata: Shrayan. (pp. 226-48)
English Abstract: This paper concentrates on the discourse of Chapters 3, 4, 5, 6 of Marx’s Capital, Vol. I to understand the metaphysical nature of money-sign, though frequent references are made to Grundrisse, Mathematical Manuscripts and other chapters of the book, Capital. Author (a) found the epistemic impact of the then scientific discourse in the Capital; (b) added a new variable N or ecological entitlement in the circuit of c-m-c`; (c) discussed the role of hyper-real and irreal in case of monetary economy. The paper headed towards the concept of moneyless society.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 13
Keywords: surplus labor, necessary labor, labor power, commodity, null signified, episteme, ecological entitlement, money, fetishism, capital (variable and constant), hyper-real, supplement, real, symbolic, imaginary
JEL Classification: B14, B24, E5
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