2007-09-18 - Economic Philosophical Manuscript Economic o...

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Economic – Philosophical Manuscript Economic o British economics: markets and private property Philosophical o German Idealism = Metaphysics of the subject Philosophical Anthropology Economics of Philosophy Becomes its own community needs a resource base Economics of philosophy o Question: Employed by church or universities o Question: Closely related to science or independent Is a form of production o Needs material o Needs a resource base – church or university Philosophy of Economics Not a technical field at all at that time (Marx) o It is right now (Marx) very philosophical Economics of labor What it means to work What work is How it varies in different conditions In Marx’s day economics was normally studied by British Marx argues that there are many different types of economic systems o Marx argues markets that there are many different economic systems o o Markets institutionalize private property o Today’s society is focused on markets What is private property and how does it work o The philosophical part of Manuscripts No philosophical base is in german idealism. This is what he means when he talks about philosophy In particular, he takes the shpe that german idealism in the philophy of heigl, where german philosophy comes to its full expression A. hagel the philosophy starts to collapse. The immediate successor is the young Hegelians. They are the direct heirs of Hegelian philosophy or at least what is left of it
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But thoses young hegelisans dare different from hagel himself, they are in many ways critical of the hegelisans system. And since the Hegelians sysem is idealism, the critique of Hegelians takes the shape of somce kind of idealism So the EPMS over during a time that idealism slowly gies way to materialism, and marx is one of the major architects of this transformation This idea is directed/discussion in EPMS, but it is not called materialism but humanism and naturalism Humanism The philophy of the renaissance Humanism is the philosophy of the autonomous subject It is the subject that grounds itself upon itself making it an autonomous self Note: this subject is no longer grounded in god , btu grounded in itself the subject is now its own source no longer seen as taken and created by a higher
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