Marx’s Grundrisse and their Interpretations

New School for Social Research: Politics

Liberal Arts

Undergraduate Course

Graduate Course

Majors Only

Marx's Grundrisse

Spring 2019

Taught By: Cinzia Arruzza and Nancy Fraser

Section: A

CRN: 7210

Credits: 3

In this course we will read selected parts of Marx’s Grundisse, discussing topics such as Marx’s method of abstractions and of presentation, Marx’s social ontology and its indebtedness to Aristotle, objectification and alienation, exploitation, dispossession and uneven development, freedom and social relations, individuals and community, necessity and contingency in history, and the general intellect. We will also discuss the philosophical and political stakes of the contemporary debates and competing interpretations surrounding the Grundrisse and read works by Rosdolsky, Althusser, Negri, Meiksins Wood, Bensaid, Postone and others.

College: New School for Social Research (GF)

Department: Politics (GPOL)

Campus: New York City (GV)

Course Format: Lecture (L)

Max Enrollment: 15

Enrollment Status: Closed*

*Enrollment status information is updated every five minutes. The status of this course may have changed since the last update. Open seats may have restrictions that will prevent some students from registering. Updated: 11:12pm 6/15/2019

Meeting Info:

Days: Tuesday

Times: 6:00pm - 7:50pm

Building: Academic Entrance 63 Fifth Ave

Room: 304

Date Range: 1/22/2019 - 5/7/2019