The crisis of capitalism as a crisis of subjectivity

Abstract

In Signs, Machines, Subjectivities, Maurizio Lazzarato seeks a new understanding on how capitalism works and the crisis it is going through, accusing most of authors from the contemporary critical theory of being restrained to a logocentric view. He recovers some of Guattari's ideas to explain neoliberal capitalism based on the crossing between social subjection and machine enslavement, and points out that the current crisis is, therefore, a crisis in subjectivity.

Keywords:
critical theory; capitalismo; subjectivity; Félix Guat

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