Kostas Axelos was born in in Greece, but has lived almost all of his Axelos was an unorthodox Marxist who believed that Marx’s works could be brought. Interview kostas axelos. Mondialisation without the world. stuart elden when you left greece in , why did you choose paris?kostas axelos. Having a trilingual. PDF | On Oct 1, , Stuart Elden and others published Introducing Kostas Axelos and ‘the world’.
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Using this method to approach the “horizons of the world,” Axelos unpacks the “mythological elements” of Marxism acelos especially criticizes tendencies toward meta-narrative that he considers nihilistic and anthropocentric. Axelos’ texts were almost all written as meta-philosophical epilogues with the intention not to “passively endure our time: Post navigation Previous Axwlos Previous post: Errancy is not the converse of truth, it does not mean error or vagrancy.
KA Philosophy, as philosophy, is not alive any more. There was the beginning of a discussion which did not continue.
Le Jeu comme symbole du mondetrans. His primary doctoral thesis Marx, penseur de la technique translated as Marx, the Man Who Thinks Through Technique tried to provide an understanding of modern technology based on the thought of Heidegger and Marx and was very influential in the s, alongside the philosophy of Herbert Marcuse.
The play of the world itself is different from all the particular games that are played in the world.
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He was a contributor, editor and then the kotas editor of the Arguments journal —62whose contributors included Barthes, Lefebvre, Blanchot and Lefort. From to he taught philosophy in Sorbonne.
Not speaking English, and with Germany in smoking ruins, this left only France. University of Paris PhD, . Each of these reviews had their direction and we had ours.
In employing both Marx and Freud, Axelos did not carelessly reject their arguments despite trying to “liberate the vital forces” within themas his autobiography notes: Axelos’ thought attempts to question all forms of closure and is a form of open systems theory as opposed to closed systems theory.
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Views Read Edit View history. Almost two-and-a-half thousand years after Heraclitus, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Fink and I have insisted on this approach to the world as game. We can neither unconditionally say yes to it, nor deny it completely. We thought that we had said what we had to say — in this review and in this time period. Philosophy, as philosophy, is not alive any more.
To describe this state of “being-in-becoming,” Axelos uses the term “the game. Is it Aquestion of alienation through technology? At the CNRS my work consisted of developing my two theses: Axelos uses the concept of “play” le jeu both as an ontological category the “system of systems” and as an ethical ideal for an unalienated society.
Interview: Kostas Axelos: Mondialisation without the world
The focus of the searches is still the “set-game of sets,” especially in the context of the ” end of history ” debates. Axels starting point was the argument in Marx’s thesis that “the world’s becoming philosophical is at the same time philosophy’s becoming worldly, that its realization is at the same time its loss”  In his dissertation Marx, the Man Who Thinks Through Technique and in his work Alienation, Techne, and Praxis in the Thought of Karl MarxAxelos draws heavily on the Economic and Philosophical Manuscriptsreading them with kkstas help of Heidegger’s and Nietzsche’s concepts.
All planetary movement is therefore errant, it takes place in the play of errancy. They did not speak the same language, their approaches were entirely different. Sxxelos he was writing his dissertations [ 1 ]and subsequently proceeded to work in Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes.
This is restated as follows: Kostas Axelos in English — a bibliography with links Kosttas Geographies. Skip to content Interview kostas axelos Mondialisation without the world stuart elden when you left greece inwhy did you choose paris? In the Communist movement I had functioned not only as an organizer, but also as a journalist and theoretician. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.