Rethinking Capital by Richard Dien WinfieldRethinking Capital by Richard Dien Winfield

Rethinking Capital

byRichard Dien Winfield

Hardcover | November 10, 2016

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This book develops a comprehensive systematic economic theory, conceiving how the dynamic of market relations generates an economy dominated by the competitive process of individual profit-seeking enterprises. The author shows how, contrary to classical political economy and contemporary economics, the theory of capital is an a priori normative account properly belonging to ethics. Exposing and overcoming the limits of the economic conceptions of Hegel and Marx,Rethinking Capitaldetermines how the system of capitals shapes economic freedom, jeopardizing the very rights in whose exercise it consists. Winfield thereby provides the understanding required to guide the private and public interventions with which capitalism can be given a human face.  

Richard Dien Winfield is Distinguished Research Professor of Philosophy at the University of Georgia, USA.  He is President of the Society for Systematic Philosophy and past President of both the Hegel Society of America and the Metaphysical Society of America.  His previous eighteen books includeReason and Justice(1988),The Just Econo...
Title:Rethinking CapitalFormat:HardcoverDimensions:461 pages, 21 × 14.8 × 0.25 inPublished:November 10, 2016Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319398407

ISBN - 13:9783319398402

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Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION.- 2. PART ONE:  CAPITAL In GENERAL.- 3. CHAPTER I: The Elementary Interaction of Commodity Exchange.- 4. CHAPTER II:  From Money to Capital.- 5. CHAPTER III:  The Immediate Production Process of Capital in General.- 6. CHAPTER IV: Value Production.- 7. CHAPTER V:  Manufacturing and Mechanization. 8. CHAPTER VI: The Accumulation of Capital in General.- 9. PART TWO: THE CIRCULATION PROCESS OF CAPITAL.- 10. CHAPTER VII:  Capital Circulation in General.- 11. CHAPTER VIII: The Turnover Process of Capital.- 12. CHAPTER IX: Marx' Misconception of the Reproduction of Social Capital.- 13. CHAPTER X:  From Capital Circulation to the Competition of Individual Capitals.- 14. PART THREE: COMPETITION.- 15. CHAPTER XI: The Elementary Dynamic of Competition. 16. CHAPTER XII: The Adaptation of Production and Marketing to Competition.- 17. CHAPTER XIII: Competition and the Types of Individual Capitals.- 18. CHAPTER XIV: Competition and the Division of Classes.- 19. CHAPTER XV: Capital's Challenge to Right.- WORKS CITED.- INDEX