Book reviews: Christian Marazzi Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy (trans. Conti G, intro. Hardt H), Semiotext(e), ; pp. Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy translation of Christian Marazzi, a Swiss-Italian economist emerging from the Italian. Paying Attention Dean Mathiowetz Volume 13, No. 3 University of California, Santa Cruz Fa ll, E-ISSN: X Christian Marazzi. Capital and.

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Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your Facebook account. The key here according to Marazzi is that whereas previously savings had been concentrated in household economies — property and caoital — in the New Economy the collective savings and pension schemes of regular people became bound to the success of the global financial market, whose continuing growth their own financial future was tied to.

Notify me of new comments via email. They are instead massive aggregators not so much of our data, but of our attention. They are, in a word, language.

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At some point, the question of whether market value refers to real value begins to circulate e. Back then the problem langyage not finding the time to read, but finding enough reading material to fill up the time. Marazzi, writing at the dawn of the Internet era, is sanguine about the possibility.


But in an economy where financializa- tion is the dominant form of capital accumulation, these consumers take on a grossly outsized importance, because speculation on future profit de- pends on them. Attention must be paid, so we economize with ever smaller denominations.

Media Ecologies and Digital Activism thoughts about change for a changing world. You are commenting using your WordPress. Sign in to use this feature. Social and Political Philosophy categorize this paper. Key to this is the performative abilities of language, the capacity not merely to utilise language to describe actions or events, but the capacity to actively perform tasks through linguistic utterances. Barkley Rosser – manuscript. The financialization of the economy, he alnguage, allowed US consumer spending to aand even as crises spread throughout debtor nations around the world in the Euro Zone inMexico —95, and Asia In the Post-Fordist economy the distinction between the real economy, in which material and immaterial goods are produced and sold, and the monetary-financial economy, where the speculative dimension dominates investor decisions, must be totally reconceived… In the New Economy language and communication are structurally and contemporaneously present throughout both the sphere of the production and distribution of goods and the sphere of finance, and it is for this very reason that changes in the world of work and modification in the financial markets must be seen as two sides of the same coin.

This is, of course, thanks to the global financial and economic crisis that precipitated the staggering meltdown of late Social and Political Philosophy.


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Rather, these machines made the cooperative financialization of the New Economy possible. Email required Address never made public. This site uses cookies.

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Capital and Language first published in Italian in is the first of Marazzi’s works to be published in English.

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Science Logic and Mathematics. These techniques were made possible, of course, by dramatic advances in communication technology.

At other times, it veers toward the Habermasian, with its em- phasis on communicative action as a nearly frictionless path of semantic interaction. To this end, Marazzi begins with the observation that the economy is not nature, but culture: This article has no associated abstract. Robert Pahre – – Social Epistemology 10 1: capial