In this major new book, Andre Gorz expands on the political implications of his prescient and influential Paths to Paradise and Critique of Economic Reason. Andre Gorz was born in Austria in , and moved to Paris in , going on to become an editor of “Les Temps Modernes”. He was one of the founders of “Le. Andre Gorz, Capitalism, Socialism, Ecology. Translated by Chris Turner. London: Verso, x + pp. $ cloth; $ paper. After one could.
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Conor Reid rated it liked it Oct 20, Against the background of technological developments which have transformed the nature of work and the structure of the workforce, Gorz explores In practice, this means that in socialim future we must receive our full monthly income every month even if we work full-time only one month in every two or six months in a year or even two years out of four, so as to complete a personal, family or community anrre, or experiment with different lifestyles, just as we now receive our full salaries during paid holidays, training courses, possibly during skcialism of sabbatical leave, and so forth Verso Books 03 September Growth Fetish Clive Hamilton Limited preview – Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone.
Chris England rated it really liked it Oct 16, In this major new book, Andre Gorz expands on the political implications of his prescient and influential Paths to Paradise and Critique of Economic Reason.
His links with Illich strengthened after a trip to California inwhere he wrote several articles for Le Nouvel Observateur discussing Illich’s thesis. Good critique of why the welfare state is insufficient too. Carl Faber rated it it was ok Feb 13, Gorz also criticized a Maoist tendency present in the journal since and supported by Sartre.
In the s and s he was a main theorist in the New Left movement. His wife had been diagnosed with a terminal illness and they had already said that neither wanted to survive the other’s death. Above all, he offers a vital fresh perspective for the left, whose objective, in his view, must be to extend the sphere to autonomous human activity, and increase the ecplogy for individual self-fulfilment.
He was also influenced by Louis Dumont in considering Marxism socialiwm Liberalism to be two versions of economist thought. He made such a proposal in his book, Critique of Economic Reason, and argued:.
September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Liberation from wage-slavery and social alienation remained one of his goals, even in capitaljsm later works. Contents In Defence of Modernity. To see what your friends thought amdre this book, please sign up.
Gerhart Hirsch 9 February ViennaAustria. Against the background of technological developments which have transformed the nature of work and the structure of the workforce, Gorz explores the new political agendas facing both left and right.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Ander Khan rated it it was amazing Jul 16, To ask other readers questions about Capitalism, Socialism, Ecologyplease sign up. Published August 17th by Verso first published Social Change in the PostIndustrial Age. Be the first to ask a question about Capitalism, Socialism, Ecology.
Thereafter, Ivan Illich ‘s thesis on education, medicine or the abolition of wage labour became the focus of his attention. Each is in disarray: Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources.
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Don’t have an account? Gorz was also critical of the post-structuralism and postmodernism of thinkers such as Antonio Negri. Following the weekly’s refusal to let him publish a special issue on the nuclear issue, he published it in the Que Choisir?