Transcritique: On Kant and Marx

Transcritique: On Kant and Marx Kōjin Karatani Sabu Kohso
  • Title: Transcritique: On Kant and Marx
  • Author: Kōjin Karatani Sabu Kohso
  • ISBN: 9780262612074
  • Page: 414
  • Format: Paperback
  • Transcritique: On Kant and Marx Kōjin Karatani Sabu Kohso Transcritique On Kant and Marx Kojin Karatani s Transcritique introduces a startlingly new dimension to Immanuel Kant s transcendental critique by using Kant to read Karl Marx and Marx to read Kant In a direct challenge to standard
    Kojin Karatani s Transcritique introduces a startlingly new dimension to Immanuel Kant s transcendental critique by using Kant to read Karl Marx and Marx to read Kant In a direct challenge to standard academic approaches to both thinkers, Karatani s transcritical readings discover the ethical roots of socialism in Kant s Critique of Pure Reason and a Kantian critique of mKojin Karatani s Transcritique introduces a startlingly new dimension to Immanuel Kant s transcendental critique by using Kant to read Karl Marx and Marx to read Kant In a direct challenge to standard academic approaches to both thinkers, Karatani s transcritical readings discover the ethical roots of socialism in Kant s Critique of Pure Reason and a Kantian critique of money in Marx s Capital.Karatani reads Kant as a philosopher who sought to wrest metaphysics from the discredited realm of theoretical dogma in order to restore it to its proper place in the sphere of ethics and praxis With this as his own critical model, he then presents a reading of Marx that attempts to liberate Marxism from longstanding Marxist and socialist presuppositions in order to locate a solid theoretical basis for a positive activism capable of gradually superseding the trinity of Capital Nation State.
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    1. K jin Karatani Karatani K jin, born August 6, 1941, Amagasaki is a Japanese philosopher and literary critic.Karatani was educated at University of Tokyo, where he received a BA in economics and an MA in English literature The Gunz Literary Prize, which he received at the age of 27 for an essay on Natsume S seki, was his first critical acclaim as a literary critic While teaching at Hosei University, Tokyo, he wrote extensively about modernity and postmodernity with a particular focus on language, number, and money, concepts that form the subtitle of one of his central books Architecture as Metaphor.In 1975, he was invited to Yale University to teach Japanese literature as a visiting professor, where he met Paul de Man and Fredric Jameson and began to work on formalism Starting from a study of Natsume S seki, the variety of the subjects examined by Karatani became so wide that he earned the nickname The Thinking Machine.Karatani collaborated with novelist Kenji Nakagami, to whom he introduced the works of Faulkner With Nakagami, he published Kobayashi Hideo o koete Overcoming Kobayashi Hideo The title is an ironic reference to Kindai no chokoku Overcoming Modernity , a symposium held in the summer of 1942 at Kyoto Imperial University now Kyoto University at which Hideo Kobayashi whom Karatani and Nakagami did not hold in great esteem was a participant.He was also a regular member of ANY, the international architects conference that was held annually for the last decade of the 20th century and that also published an architectural philosophical series with Rizzoli under the general heading of Anyone.Since 1990, Karatani has been regularly teaching at Columbia University as a visiting professor.Karatani founded the New Associationist Movement NAM in Japan in the summer of 2000 NAM was conceived as a counter capitalist nation state association, inspired by the experiment of LETS Local Exchange Trading Systems, based on non marketed currency He was also the co editor, with Akira Asada, of the Japanese quarterly journal, Hihy k kan Critical Space , until it ended in 2002.In 2006, Karatani retired from the chair of the International Center for Human Sciences at Kinki University, Osaka, where he had been teaching from


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    1. Kojin Karatani argues for the formal equivalence of Kant and Marx as for Karatani, both thinkers critique their fields of study Kant in philosophy and Marx in economics by positioning themselves in the interstices For both, all knowledge is a constructive difference, a synthesis of different transcendental fields For Kant, we have empiricism and metaphysics suspending the transcendental apperception For Marx, money weaves a field from which surplus value can perpetuate capitalism through the ext [...]

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    2. Quiz sea sta la lecci n que hay que aprender de los traumas del siglo XX mantener el Conocimiento y la funci n del Amo lo m s apartados posible Incluso la noci n liberal de elegir como dirigente a la persona m s cualificada no es suficiente Hay que aplicar esto hasta el final y apoyar la perspectiva b sica de la antigua democracia que la elecci n por sorteo es la nica elecci n democr tica Por eso, la propuesta de Kojin Karatani de combinar las elecciones con la loter a para determinar qui n gobe [...]

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    3. i have mixed feelings about this book it took me a little longer to read than i had hoped i am on a strict timetable you know and although the author s style is reasonable clear, he does get bogged down in reasserting his argument without necessarily moving it on any further or investigating some of the complexities i need to be familiar with the original texts to really know what i think of this book but he seemed to be oversimplifying Kant and Marx s positions in my humble opinion and his pol [...]

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