Marx and Capital: the Book, the Concept, the History
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August 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
An event every day that begins at 6:00 pm, repeating until August 10, 2018
One event on August 11, 2018 at 10:00 am
This course will explore all three volumes of Marx‘s Capital. The architecture of Capital as a book reflects his concept of capital as value in motion. He viewed capital as a loosely coupled ecosystem of diverse parts powered by the search for profit or surplus value. The three volumes of Capital construct different windows from which to study the evolution of this ecosystem. By putting the three volumes together we can build a more workable and realistic model of the evolutionary trajectory of capital over time and space.
David HarveyDavid Harvey is a Distinguished Professor at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His substantive interests lie in the study of urbanization and uneven geographical development of capitalism at a variety of scales, from local to global. Social Justice and the City, Paris, Capital of … Read More ›