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General Intellect

General Intellect <jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>As part of the Historical Materialism research stream on immaterial labour, cognitive capitalism and the general intellect, begun in issue 15.1, this articles explores the importance of the expression 'general intellect', proposed by Marx in the Grundrisse, for an analysis of linguistic and intellectual work in contemporary capitalism. It links the notion of general intellect to the crisis of the law of value, the political significance of mass intellectuality, and the definition of democracy in a world where knowledge is a productive force in its own right.</jats:p> </jats:sec> http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Historical Materialism Brill

General Intellect

Historical Materialism , Volume 15 (3): 3 – Jan 1, 2007

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Publisher
Brill
Copyright
© 2007 Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
ISSN
1465-4466
eISSN
1569-206X
DOI
10.1163/156920607X225843
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Abstract

<jats:sec><jats:title>Abstract</jats:title><jats:p>As part of the Historical Materialism research stream on immaterial labour, cognitive capitalism and the general intellect, begun in issue 15.1, this articles explores the importance of the expression 'general intellect', proposed by Marx in the Grundrisse, for an analysis of linguistic and intellectual work in contemporary capitalism. It links the notion of general intellect to the crisis of the law of value, the political significance of mass intellectuality, and the definition of democracy in a world where knowledge is a productive force in its own right.</jats:p> </jats:sec>

Journal

Historical MaterialismBrill

Published: Jan 1, 2007

Keywords: PUBLIC SPHERE; POST-FORDISM; GENERAL INTELLECT; ADMINISTRATION; ABSTRACTION; IMMATERIAL LABOUR; DEMOCRACY; CYNICISM; COGNITIVE CAPITALISM; LAW OF VALUE

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