And what new framings should be adopted in order to bring about a less crisis-prone and morally acceptable mode of human interaction?
Books by Raphael Sassower
Each chapter interrogates a different frame of reference, i ncluding culturally-embedded concepts of human nature, scarcity and abundance, markets, and the human condition. E xamining their historical anchoring and the ways in which they have become confining for the realities of the postmodern world in which we currently live, it is shown that they have become so familiar that they are assumed rather than critically examined in most discussions of political economy. Individual vs. The ideas of Adam Smith and of Karl Marx are still important and fresh, Sassower says, due to their firm root in the philosophies of their times.
These he replaces with a new, critical philosophy, while retaining the basic quest of economic theory: abolishing hunger and creating abundance. Sassower weaves together strands of Marxism, Popperianism and postmodernism to offer an original, practical and hopeful approach to how we—citizens, thinkers and students—might enact collective prosperity. Such prosperity comes from our desire to improve the human condition. Joe Humphreys.
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Digital Exposure: Postmodern Postcapitalism (Palgrave Pivot)
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Digital Exposure Postmodern Postcapitalism | Capitalism | Socialism
We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or by filling out this form. New comments are only accepted for 3 days from the date of publication. Subscriber Only. Postscript by Cecelia Ahern: a touching, honest novel about death and loss. While exploring issues relating to the re-creation of social life in the digital world, its main focus is on the political economy and in particular the extent to which the paradigms of capitalism and socialism can be mapped as postcapitalism onto this new world.
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The Digital Evolution in Postmodernity 2. Postcapitalism: Centralization, Decentralization, and Globalism 3. Political Economy: Freedom, Surveillance, and Entrepreneurship 4. Review Text "Raphael Sassower provides the reader with a bracing tour of the digital world that we all increasingly inhabit but which few others are in a better position to guide us through.