Unlimited Capitalism and the Politics of the Common: Review of Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval’s Commun: essai sur la revolution au XXIe siècle

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Felipe Ziotti Narita


A review of Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval’s book Commun: essai sur la révolution au XXIe siècle. Following a manuscript published by the author at Pós Ciências Sociais (a peer-reviewed journal on the social sciences of Federal University of Maranhão – Brazil), in this text the author discusses Dardot and Laval’s approach to the problem of the common in light of both their theoretical path and the contemporary political impasses of neoliberal capitalism. In this sense, three main axes are articulated in this text: the institution of the common, neoliberal rationality and the problem of governmentality.


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Narita, F. Z. (2018). Unlimited Capitalism and the Politics of the Common: Review of Pierre Dardot and Christian Laval’s Commun: essai sur la revolution au XXIe siècle. Praktyka Teoretyczna, 27(1), 286-303. https://doi.org/10.14746//prt.2018.1.12
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Felipe Ziotti Narita, University of São Paulo (USP)

is a postdoctoral researcher at the University of São Paulo (USP). He received his PhD in History from São Paulo State University (Unesp) and is an invited researcher at the Forschungskreis Gregor Girard (FK2G) of the University of Fribourg (Switzerland). He is professor at the Postgraduate Program in Public Policy Analysis of Unesp, researcher of the Laboratory for the Study and Research in Education of USP and member of “Historiar: identity narratives, concepts, languages” (research group supported by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development of Brazil – CNPq).


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