In Memoriam: Robert Kurz

Principia Dialectica

Robert Kurz, Marxian philosopher, journalist and editor of the journal Exit! sadly passed away on 18 July 2012, aged 68. Robert Kurz was one of very few people in recent years with the ability to analyse the capitalist system at the level of its own sophisticated terms. His finest writings have yet to be translated into English. We publish below a round-table symposium he took part in on the economic crisis that was held earlier on in 2012.

Other participants included Thomas Ebermann, Michael Heinrich and Joseph Vogl.

Michael Heinrich, political scientist and mathematician, is managing editor of the journal “Prokla” and author of the book An Introduction to the Three Volumes of Karl Marx’s Capital (Monthly Review Press, 2012). Thomas Ebermann is a journalist. Joseph Vogl is a professor of German Literature at the Humboldt University of Berlin and author of the book Das Gespenst des Kapitals (2010). Hermann…

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