Marx and Philosophy – Mon 2 June, 2008

Marx and Philosophy
June 2nd 2008

A one day workshop reflecting on issues relating to globalisation, resistance, value and the Interpretation of Capital.


The day will be geared towards discussion, and is organised around presentations dealing with the following topics: global community; civil disobedience and its tactical evaluation; recent appropriation of Marx’s concepts; the content and implications of Marx’s work, and his relation to philosophy.

Speakers and timetable

2.00 – 3.15
Jonathan Brookes: “Marx and Global Community”
Sam Meaden: “A Critical Appraisal of the ‘Reclaim the Streets’ Movement”

(3.15 – 3.30 – break)

3.30 – 4.30
Ben Polhill: “Antonio Negri’s Social Ontology of Real Subsumption”
Nick Gray and Rob Lucas: “Formal and Real Subsumption – Logical or Historical Categories?”

(4.30 – 5.00 – break)

5.00 – 6.30
Nicole Pepperell: “When is it Safe to Read Capital?”
Alberto Toscano: response

Venue: Room 137, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths College, New Cross, London SE14 6NW

The event is hosted by the Centre for Cultural Studies and the Graduate School of Goldsmiths College, University of London.

For any enquiries please contact Tom Bunyard at: cup01tb@gold.ac.uk

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