By Guglielmo Carchedi

Much has been written in view that Capital used to be released approximately Marx's irrelevance. This has frequently been attributed to his unworkable approach to inquiry. Going in contrast present, this booklet introduces the main hotly debated concerns and evaluates them utilizing Marx's technique. via those analyses what emerges is a fantastic starting place upon which to increase a multi-faceted thought of crises.

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As such, they are referred to as concrete individuals. But they can also be considered as possessing some common features (for example, they are all Catholic), irrespective of the specific, individual, forms taken by those common features (for example, somebody’s specific way of being a Catholic). It is because of these common features that individuals are considered to be members of a certain group. From this angle, they are considered not in their individuality and specificity but as members of a group who share certain characteristics.

But there is mutual determination not only among social phenomena but also between social and individual phenomena. Let us see how. Similarly to social phenomena, individual phenomena are both potential and realised. Realised individual phenomena can become realised social phenomena if those individuals engaging in them become substitutable. This would be the case of two friends setting up an enterprise in which they, as economic agents, become substitutable. This implies that the realised social phenomenon (the enterprise) was already potentially present in the realised individual phenomenon (the relation of friendship) as one of its potentialities.

What holds in one dimension does not hold in the other, due to their radical differences. However, they are related to each other, rather than being unbridgeable. The bridge is constituted by the potential aspects of individual and social phenomena. Within the 26 • Chapter One dimension of individual phenomena, social phenomena are internalised by concrete individuals and become potential individual phenomena, that is, are reduced to a potential state. This internalisation is part of the process of mental (knowledge) production to be discussed in Chapter 4.

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