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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He enrolled in the law school in order to pursue studies in law and economics due to dissatisfaction with the philosophy taught at the School of Philosophy of the University of Athensbut did not attend. Technology puts into movement all that happens on the earth and leads to the conquest of axeols, the conquest of the other stars in the heavens.

Everything that we name as truth — empirical or transcendental — is precipitated into errancy; the truth does not illuminate what it is, it is done, it demolishes itself. Would itbe true to say that mondialisation is notthe same thing as globalization? There was the beginning of a discussion which did not continue.

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As such philosophy sees its end. KA The impulse wxelos active politics had come from my interest in philosophical thought. In the Communist movement I had functioned not only as an organizer, but also as a journalist and theoretician.


It was a passionate adventure, a laboratory of ideas, very distant from orthodoxies and -isms of the time. You are commenting using your Twitter account. He was later expelled from the Communist Kosts and condemned to death by the right-wing government.

Interview: Kostas Axelos: Mondialisation without the world

Notify me of new comments via email. Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University’s proxy server Configure custom proxy use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy. Axelos’ texts were axelis all written as meta-philosophical epilogues with the intention not to “passively endure our time: 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.

This article has no associated abstract. Friendship towards technology — neither wanting to dominate it, nor submitting kosfas it — is a present and future task.

Lacan I had dinner together twice with our partners okstas one the editorial secretary of Arguments ; the other an ex-actress and ex-wife of Bataille. Kostas Axelos – – Les Etudes Philosophiques 19 3: University of Texas Press out of print.

Hegel, Marx, Nietzsche, Heidegger and Heraclitus. Axelos was born in Athens in to a doctor and a woman from an aselos Athenian bourgeois family, and attended high school at the French Institute [5] and the Varvakeio High School [6].

The PCF seemed to me koxtas once too Stalinist and too conservative. University of Texas Press. What do you think of this? A French translation appeared in the Arguments series: His main works are: Planetary technology governs planetary politics and no government can resist it.


With the onset of World War II he got involved in politics; during the German and Italian occupation he participated in the Greek Resistanceand later in the Greek Civil Waras an organiser and journalist affiliated with the Communist Party Kostas Axelos also spelled Costas Axelos ; Greek: Existential Marxism in Postwar France.

At the end of Axelos moved to ParisFrance, where he studied philosophy at Sorbonne. He impressed me very much, quite apart from his work, which fascinated me. I say a few words about my one meeting with him here.

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. Sign in Create an account. They did not speak the same language, their approaches were entirely different.

An Kostaa With Kostas Axelos.