Monthly Archives: November 2016

Alfred Sohn-Rethel: Commodity Form and Thinking Form [5/10]

5. Philosophy and Commodity Production The latter conceptions arise for the first time in Greek antiquity, in the Ionian philosophy of nature in the sixth century, in philosophy in the proper sense, in Pythagoras, Heraclitus and Parmenides, to name only … Continue reading

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Alfred Sohn-Rethel – Commodity Form and Thinking Form [4/10]

4. Commodity form and pure headwork The key to such an approach lies in the Marxian theorem: “As  a  general  rule,  articles  of  utility  become  commodities,  only  because  they  are  products  of  the labour  of  private  individuals  or  groups  of  … Continue reading

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