The Philosophy Of Money

The Philosophy Of Money
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'I have lost interest ... in all that I have written prior to

'I have lost interest ... in all that I have written prior toThe Philosophy of Money

The Philosophy of Money.

.This one is really

This one is reallymy

my book, the others appear to me colourless and seem as if they could have been written by anyone else.' -

book, the others appear to me colourless and seem as if they could have been written by anyone else.' -Georg Simmel

Georg Simmel to Heinrich Rickert (1904)

to Heinrich Rickert (1904)In

InThe Philosophy of Money

The Philosophy of Money, Simmel provides us with a remarkably wide-ranging discussion of the social, psychological and philosophical aspects of the money economy, full of brilliant insights into the forms that social relationships take. He analyzes the relationships of money to exchange, the human personality, the position of women, individual freedom and many other areas of human existence. Later he provides us with an account of the consequences of the modern money economy and the division of labour, which examines the processes of alienation and reification in work, urban life and elsewhere. Perhaps, more than any of his other sociological works,

, Simmel provides us with a remarkably wide-ranging discussion of the social, psychological and philosophical aspects of the money economy, full of brilliant insights into the forms that social relationships take. He analyzes the relationships of money to exchange, the human personality, the position of women, individual freedom and many other areas of human existence. Later he provides us with an account of the consequences of the modern money economy and the division of labour, which examines the processes of alienation and reification in work, urban life and elsewhere. Perhaps, more than any of his other sociological works,The Philosophy of Money

The Philosophy of Money gives us an example of his comprehensive analysis of the interrelationships between the most diverse and seemingly connected social phenomena.

gives us an example of his comprehensive analysis of the interrelationships between the most diverse and seemingly connected social phenomena. This revised edition of the translation by Tom Bottomore and David Frisby, includes a new Preface by David Frisby.

This revised edition of the translation by Tom Bottomore and David Frisby, includes a new Preface by David Frisby.

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