Morals and Standards

Another time we see the meaning of the words we find in the first volume of The Capital, chapter 31, dealing with the Genesis of the Industrial Capitalist “Capital is said by a Quarterly Reviewer to fly turbulence and strife, and to be timid, which is very true; but this is very incompletely stating the question. … Continua a leggere

Lectures

Two presentations coming up on the 19th of February 2016, another attempt to contribute to understanding a world (‘s development) that is apparently increasingly difficult to be comprehended – but perhaps it is easier than we think. The one is on: Space – A Category between Physical Extension, Economic, Re-Production and Understanding the Self the … Continua a leggere

Values

Ah well, of course We cannot change our core values for Chinese students But how obvious is it? We cannot change our core Roman, or were it Greek ? values, as we subdued them by European enlightenment, Smith and Bentham triumphing over Kant and the French tricolore, leveling the field for the yanks who returned … Continua a leggere

The world is flat – or: can thinking flatten the world?

The world is flat … – and there is some flavor of naiveté in such theses … Finally, the fall of the wall did not just open the way for more people to tap into one another’s knowledge pools. It also paved the way for the adoption of common standards—standards on how economies should be run, on how … Continua a leggere