The rise of corporate capitalism was a cultural revolution as well as an economic event, according to James Livingston. That revolution resides, he argues, in the fundamental reconstruction of selfhood, or subjectivity, that attends the advent of an qageThe aquot;modern concept of personalityaquot; he discovered in the course of writing this book would fascinate him thereafter.30 We should ... If we ask why he made that claim about this book, and if we are not satisfied with answers that cite his immaturity or ... prevented the creative assimilation of aquot;the machineaquot; and its intellectual correlates for authentically organic purposes. ... the romantic movement was weak: overcome by the callous destruction that attended the introduction of the machine, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Pragmatism and the Political Economy of Cultural Revolution, 1850-1940|
|Publisher||:||Univ of North Carolina Press - 1997|