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Cites (HUM415)

Introduction

pp. 5-7: Shell and Goux on money. Its immateriality, its connection to a more general phenomenon of “the progressive detachment of signs from referents and a growing autonomy and determining power of signification” (6).

[What is a sign? Long answer: http://visual-memory.co.uk/daniel/Documents/S4B/sem02.html ]

“[I]deology as undialectical thought: that is to say, thought that seeks to reduce a mutually definitive binary opposition to one of its poles” (7).

By the end of this book I want you to have a firm grasp of dialectics. Whenever you see some variation of that term in your reading, pay attention.

p.10: “My main argument in this book…”

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