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Capital: Critique of Political Economy

Das Kapital, Kritik der politischen Ökonomie (Capital: Critique of Political Economy), by Karl Marx, is a critical analysis of political economy, meant to reveal the economic laws of the capitalist mode of production.

In Capital: Critique of Political Economy (1867), Karl Marx proposes that the motivating force of capitalism is in the exploitation of labour, whose unpaid work is the ultimate source of profit and surplus value. The employer can claim right to the profits (new output value), because he or she owns the productive capital assets (means of production), which are legally protected by the capitalist state through property rights. In producing capital (money) rather than commodities (goods and services), the workers continually reproduce the economic conditions by which they labour. Capital proposes an explanation of the "laws of motion" of the capitalist economic system, from its origins throughout its future, by describing the dynamics of the accumulation of capital, the growth of wage labour, the transformation of the workplace, the concentration of capital, commercial competition, the banking system, the decline of the profit rate, land-rents, et cetera. (from wikipedia.org)

Capital, Volume I Capital, Volume II & III
Class 01: Introduction Class 01: Introduction, Vol 2
Class 02: Chapters 1-2 Class 02: Chapters 1-3, Vol 2
Class 03: Chapter 3 Class 03: Chapters 4-6, Vol 2
Class 04: Chapters 4-6 Class 04: Chapters 7-11, Vol 2
Class 05: Chapters 7-9 Class 05: Chapters 16-20, Vol 3
Class 06: Chapters 10-11 Class 06: Chapters 21-26, Vol 3
Class 07: Chapters 12-14 Class 07: Chapters 36, 27-32, Vol 3
Class 08: Chapter 15 Class 08: Chapters 12-14, Vol 2
Class 09: Chapter 15 Continued Class 09: Chapters 15-17, Vol 2
Class 10: Chapters 16-24 Class 10: Chapters 18-20, Vol 2
Class 11: Chapter 25 Class 11: Chapters 20-21, Vol 2
Class 12: Chapters 26-33 Class 12: Reprise, Vol 2
Class 13: Conclusion

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e-Books
Capital: A Critique of Political Economy (Volume I)
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883; Friedrich Engels, 1820-1895. Subject: Capital; Economics. Publisher: Chicago : C.H. Kerr & Company. Book contributor: University of California Libraries.
Capital: A Critique of Political Economy (Volume II)
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883; Friedrich Engels, 1820-1895. Subject: Capital; Economics. Publisher: Chicago : C.H. Kerr & Company. Book contributor: University of California Libraries.
Capital: A Critique of Political Economy (Volume III)
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883; Friedrich Engels, 1820-1895. Subject: Capital; Economics. Publisher: Chicago : C.H. Kerr & Company. Book contributor: University of California Libraries.
Capital, Volume I: The Process of Capitalist Production
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883. Editor's Note to the First American Edition, by Ernest Untermann. Editor's Prefaces to the First English Translation and Fourth German Edition, by Frederick Engels. PART I. COMMODITIES AND MONEY. ...
Capital, Volume II: The Process of Circulation of Capital
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883. Preface, by Friedrich Engels. Translators Note, by Ernest Untermann. PART I The Metamorphoses of Capital and Their Cycles. ...
Capital, Volume III: The Process of Capitalist Production as a Whole
Author: Karl Marx, 1818-1883. Preface, by Friedrich Engels. PART I The Conversion of Surplus-Value into Profit and of the Rate of Surplus-Value into the Rate of Profit. ...