Das Kapital

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Noun1.Das Kapital - a book written by Karl Marx (1867) describing his economic theories
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Karl Marx's Ecosocialism: Capitalism, Nature, and the Unfinished Critique of Political Economy
Against the depoliticized and ahistorical approaches of new materialist thinking, I propose to shift the focus toward the critique of political economy, as well as toward alternative iterations of the field of STS, especially in its feminist variants.
Jukka Grunow, On the Formation of Marxism: Karl Kautsky's Theory of Capitalism, the Marxism of the Second International and Karl Marx's Critique of Political Economy (Leiden: Brill, 2016)
Not just the Marxian critique of political economy but mainstream, neoclassical economics, too.
How revolutionary conflict assumes religious forms is eloquently explained by Marx in his famous 'Preface to a Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy.
Wayne Price, The Value of Radical Theory: An Anarchist Introduction to Marx's Critique of Political Economy
Translation: Grundrisse: Foundations of the Critique of Political Economy (London: Penguin, 1993).
Topics explored include Popper's criticism of Marx's scientific socialism and extrapolation of scientific laws in history, elements of Marx's post-capitalist vision and critique of political economy that Popper did not fully address, the Hegelian roots of right-wing totalitarianism and Popper's attack of them in his Open Society and Its Enemies, how Popper's antipositivist epistemology informed his appreciation for sociological and historical insights, the moral disintegrity of an increasingly "abstract" society, misrepresentations by Popper's critics like Adorno and Habermas, Socratic interrogation of democracy and politics as an open science, Popper's commitment to the rule of law, and cosmopolitan human rights.
However, readers looking for a more concrete political criticism need to turn to his other works, such as For a New Critique of Political Economy or the multi-volume work The Decadence of Industrial Democracies.
Despite the fact that only a relatively small portion of this is translated, works such as the three translated volumes of Technics and Time (1998-2010), Acting Out (2009), For a New Critique of Political Economy (2010) and (with Jacques Derrida) Echographies oof Television (2002) have already created significant interest in his work in Anglophone cultural studies, media studies and philosophy.
In "Toward a Black Radical Critique of Political Economy," Turner locates radical black worker struggles at the center of his analysis.
The first volume of Oakley's two-volume work on Marx's Critique of Political Economy concerns the Grundrisse and the writings that led up to it (Oakley 1984; reprinted in 2003), while the second analyses the Theories of Surplus Value (Oakley 1985; reprinted in 2003).