Immanent Critique of Capitalism as a Form of Life: On Rahel Jaeggi’s Critical Theory

  title={Immanent Critique of Capitalism as a Form of Life: On Rahel Jaeggi’s Critical Theory},
  author={Marco Solinas and Italo Testa},
  journal={Critical Horizons},
  pages={111 - 115}
An immanent critique of capitalism as a form of life: this is one of the crucial points of the new critical theory proposed by Rahel Jaeggi, and it is to this conceptual point, which includes vario... 
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