From Communism to Capitalism: Theory of a Catastrophe

From Communism to Capitalism: Theory of a Catastrophe


Both a special witness of transformative occasions within the overdue twentieth century, and a prescient research of our current financial crises from a big French thinker, Michel Henry's From Communism to Capitalism provides an immense monetary size to his past social critique. It starts off by way of tracing the cave in of communist regimes again to their failure to enforce Marx's unique insights into the irreplaceable worth of the residing person. Henry is going directly to practice this comparable feedback to the surviving capitalist financial platforms, portending their eventual and inevitable cave in.

The effect of Michel Henry's radical revision of phenomenological proposal is simply now starting to be felt in complete strength, and this variation is the 1st English translation of his significant engagement with socio-economic questions. From Communism to Capitalism reinterprets politics and economics in gentle of the failure of socialism and the pervasiveness of world capitalism, and Henry topics either to critique at the foundation of his personal philosophy of lifestyles. His suggestion of the person is one who, as subjective have an effect on, subtends either Marxist collectivism and liberalism concurrently. as well as offering an important financial elaboration of Henry's influential social evaluations, this paintings presents a context for knowing the 2008 monetary surprise and gives vital insights into the political motivations at the back of the 'Arab spring'.

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