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El dispositivo del Mesías: trabajo vivo y redención en la filosofía política de Hardt y Negri

The Messiah device: living work and redemption in Hardt and Negri's political philosophy
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Castro-Gómez, Santiago

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Abstract Within the context of an era that appears to be defined by the triumph of gobalized capitalism, an alternative political project doesn't seem possible. Accordingly, Marxism can only be conjured as a spectre, in Derrida's sense. The 'philosophical conjuration' in postfordist society that Hardt & Negri propose in Empire is discussed, i.e. their notion of a General Intellect, by analogy with Saint Augustine's messianism in The City of God. The differences with Derrida's messianism are outlined, & the possibility to conceive of a 'messianism without a Messiah' in industrial society is discussed.
Classification Basic Research, General Concepts and History of Political Science; Philosophy, Ethics, Religion
Free Keywords Derrida, Jacques; Messianic Figures; Industrial Societies; Marxism; Political Philosophy; Post-Fordist Society; Immaterial work; Negri, A.; Hardt, M.
Document language Spanish
Publication Year 2006
Page/Pages p. 56-76
Journal Athenea Digital: Revista de Pensamiento e Investigacion Social (2006) 10
Status Published Version; reviewed
Licence Deposit Licence - No Redistribution, No Modifications
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