[WSMDiscuss] Marxian (Tektological) critical systems analysis of 'Antropocene', for the praxis of emancipatory exit from the global interregnum

Örsan orsan1234 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 23 09:54:28 CEST 2017

> The below trilogy is of an great importance in terms of emancipatory praxis today. These three books were written for the thinkers and builders of post-capitalist futures by Kenneth M. Stokes in the midst of neoliberal-postmodernist-globalization offensive, between 1992-96. They have broke a ground by setting forward a synthetic Marxian-Bogdanovite approach to critical systems thinking, in order to provide a praxiological tool that would enable to steer the social change in an age of complexity, control, and disintegration -from an emancipatory point of view. Yet they have not been recognized and read as much as they deserved. Stokes’ work does not only provide hope and guidance for comradely alternative world building through a coevolutionary (cultural) political economy, it also marks the Bogdanovite Turn for the critique of global political economy, exactly century after Bogdanov did start making of his intervention. Tektological turn does not introduce one more approach to compete with existing others but it promises meta-conceptual tools that would allow us to
> re-organize existing knowledge, methods, concepts so on and to use them in reshaping collective experience of common humaity. 

> 1. Man and the Biosphere: Toward a Co-evolutionary Political Economy – https://play.google.com/books/reader?id=ZcYYDQAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&output=reader&hl=en_GB&pg=GBS.PT8
> 2. Paradigm Lost: Cultural and Systems Theoretical Critique of Political Economy –
> https://books.google.nl/books?id=trwYDQAAQBAJ
> 3. A Metatheoretical Discourse: Epistemological, Procedural, and Methodological Issues in Political Economy: http://www.iuj.ac.jp/media/stokes/index.htm
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