Abstract The defense of market economies in the liberal socialist tradition is useful: markets are tolerated insofar as they encourage enough circulation of wealth for some degree of ex post redistribution. On the other hand, the republican justification of markets, as stated in Pettit’s work, seeks to reduce domination. This article argues that this defense … Continue reading The Market of Equals: A Socialist Aspect of the Republican Trade
Nietzsche and work: This “vice” of our time
This paper seeks to reexamine Nietzsche’s views on work as an activity. Instead of explaining Nietzsche’s positions on work through his philosophy, we shed light on his philosophy—particularly his rejection of both liberalism and socialism—based on his criticism of work. This methodological approach allows us to fully take into account both aspects of his criticism of work and his abhorrence of modernity and its political ideologies, which are its byproducts.