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Selected Recent Publications

lotzcapitalistschemaThe Capitalist Schema. Time, Money, and the Culture of Abstraction, Lanham: Lexington Books 2014 (pbk., 2016)

“Art = Capital? Reflections on Joseph Beuys’ Das Kapital Raum 1970-1977,” Against Value in the Arts and Education, ed. Sam Ladkin, Robert McKay, and Emile Bojesen, Rowman & Littlefield 2016, 195-213.

“Left Thatcherism. Recent Critical Theory and Post-Marxism(s) in the Light of Marxian Social Ontology,” Capitalism’s Future:  Alienation, Emancipation and Critique, ed. Daniel Krier, and Mark Worrell, Leiden: Brill 2016, 93-113.

Review of “Frank Engster: Das Geld als Maß, Mittel und Methode. Das Rechnen mit der Identität der Zeit,“ Marx&Philosophy Review of Books, Feb 24, 2016

“Im Himmel der Ideen. Über Axel Honneths Die Idee des Sozialismus,” AK – Analyse und Kritik. Zeitschrift für linke Debatte und Praxis, 2/2016

The Art of Gerhard RichterThe Art of Gerhard Richter. Hermeneutics, Images, Meaning, London: Bloomsbury Press 2015

“An der Oberfläche der Tauschgesellschaft. Kritik der Kritischen Theorie,“ Prokla. Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialwissenschaft, 180, 2015, 453-469.

“Marx contra Negri: Value, Abstract Labor, and Money,“ Interventions. Contemporary Political Italian Philosophy, ed. Antonio Calcagno, SUNY Press 2015, 217-243.

“Against Essentialist Conceptions of Love. Towards a Social-Materialist Conception of Love,” Thinking About Love: Essays in Contemporary Continental Philosophy, ed. Dianne Enns, Penn State Press 2015, 131-148. [review here]

“The Return of Abstract Universalism. A Critique of David Graeber’s Concept of Society and Communism,” Radical Philosophy Review, 18/2, 2015, 245-262.

“Is Capital a Thing? Remarks on Piketty’s Concept of Capital,” Critical Sociology, 42/2, 2015. 375-383.

mpb5Christian Lotz zu Karl Marx: das Maschinenfragment, Marxist Pocket Books 5, Hamburg: Laika Verlag 2014 [excerpts in Junge Welt, 10/8/2014]

„Klasse und Gewalt. Kritische Anmerkungen aus Marxistischer Sicht zum Verschwinden des Klassenbegriffs in Kritischer Theorie und Post-Marxismus,“ Prokla. Zeitschrift für kritische Sozialwissenschaft, 176/2014, 383-403.

“The Transcendental Force of Money. Social Synthesis in Marx,” Rethinking Marxism, 26/1, 2014, 130-139. [also here]

Publications In Press

“Luther’s influence on Heidegger,“ Encyclopedia of Martin Luther and the Reformation, ed. Mark A. Lamport and George Thomas Kurian, London: Rowman&Littlefield

“Alienation, Private Property, and Democracy. Why Worrell and Krier Raise Questions in the Clouds.,” Critical Sociology

“Gegenständlichkeit. From Marx to Lukacs and Back Again,” Theory and Practice: Critical Theory and the Thought of Andrew Feenberg, ed. Darrell Arnold, New York: Routledge

“Husserl, Expressionism, and the Eidetic Impulse in Brücke’s Woodcut,” Phenomenology and the Arts, ed. Peter Costello and Licia Carlson, Lanham: Lexington Books.

“Representing Capital? Mimesis, Realism, and Contemporary Photography,” The Social Ontology of Capitalism, ed. Daniel Krier and Mark P. Worrell, London: Palgrave

“Painting and Materiality. What is wrong with Jaspers’ and Heidegger’s van Gogh interpretations?,” Van Gogh among the Philosophers: Art as World, Place, and Existence, ed. David Nichols, Lanham: Lexington Books