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Techno Feudalism, What Killed Capitalism by Yanis Varoufakis

From Capitalism to Cloudalism: Varoufakis Unravels Techno Feudalism

In his latest work, Techno Feudalism: What Killed Capitalism, Yanis Varoufakis, the distinguished economist and former finance minister of Greece, embarks on a profound exploration of the intricate relationship between technology and society. Published by The Bodley Head in London in 2023, the book delves into the ever-evolving landscape of technology and its far-reaching consequences on the structure of both the economy and society. Varoufakis begins his journey through the book with a captivating blend of personal history and economic theory, weaving a narrative that intertwines the history of capitalism with the author’s own upbringing, particularly the first lessons in

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Various Editions of The Capital

The Dual Nature of Labour

An increase in the quantity of use value leads to greater material wealth, exemplified by the idea that two clothes are more valuable than one. So, an increase in the quantity of use values is introduced as an increase in material wealth.

At the same time, an increased quantity of material wealth may correspond to a fall in the magnitude of its value.

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The Fallacy of Amphiboly

There are many fallacies in our arguments. We are going to examine another fallacy today, the Fallacy of Amphiboly (From the Greek, “both sides, double” “speech”).The Fallacy of Amphiboly occurs in an argument when the premisses are ambiguous because of their grammatical construction. A statement can be amphibolous when the indetermination of the meaning derives from its faulty grammatical structure. An argument with amphibolous sentences is amphibolous.According to Aristotle, the sophistic arguments are based on ambiguous terms.An amphibolous statement is true or false according to the interpretation because of the loose grammatical structure. It does not use the word with

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