2017-02Thematic Section
Object-Oriented Ontology and Commodity Fetishism: Kant, Marx, Heidegger, and Things

Abstract: There have been several criticisms of Object-Oriented Ontology (OOO) from the political Left. Perhaps the most frequent one has been that OOO’s aspiration to speak of objects apart from all their relations runs afoul of Marx’s critique of “commodity fetishism.” The main purpose of this article is to show that even…