The New Dialectic and Marx's Capital

9789350022092

Aakar Books, New Delhi, 2013

263 pages

Price INR 495.00
Book Club Price INR 371.00
SKU
pro_829

This book both argues for and demonstrates, a new turn to dialectic. Marx's Capital was clearly influenced by Hegel's dialectical figures: here, case by case, the significance of these is clarified. More, it is argued that, instead of the dialectic of the rise and fall of social systems, what is needed is a method of articulating the dialectical relations characterizing a given social whole. Marx learnt from Hegel the necessity for a systematic development, and integration of categories. for example, the category of 'value' can be fully comprehended only in the context of the totality of capitalist relations. These studies thus shed new light on Marx’s great work, while going beyond it in many respects.