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The Critique of the Equation and the Phenomenology of Production

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)228-239
Number of pages12
JournalHistorical Materialism
Issue number3
DatePublished - 1 Sep 2015


In Representing Capital, Fredric Jameson distinguishes two stages of inquiry present within Marx’s magnum opus. The first is the critique of the equation. The second is the phenomenology of production. The distinction suggests compelling methodological applications. This review explores some implications for the analysis of capitalist social relations.

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  • Global Political Economy

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  • Marx, Value Theory, Abstraction, Measurement, Fredric Jameson, critical theory, phenomenology, critique of political economy, Critique

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