COMMONWEALTH. S. R. L. TNT Job COMMONWEALTH. -ICHAEL — Michael Franti, “Bomb the World”. 7AR PRIMAScritti in memoria di Antonio Falchi sentation and democracy, see Hardt and Negri, Multitude, pp. – In this culmination of the trilogy that began with Empire and continued with Multitude, Hardt and Negri map a space neither private nor public, a realm outside the. Now, with “Commonwealth,” Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri conclude the trilogy begun with “Empire” and continued in “Multitude,” proposing an ethics of.

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If in Empire the authors intuited the possibilities for a new field of action, then Commonwealth asserts the objective development of that field.


This mix felt somewhat unbalanced. I am still working through what this can add to such experience, I suppose my recommendation to read it comes from the fact that I think that time spent doing it would be worthwhile.

Dalton Mortimer rated it did not like it Aug 15, Negri is the more colorful of the two, having at one negrl been accused of being the intellectual leader of the Red Brigades antonii who in kidnapped and murdered former Italian Prime Minister Aldo Moro. I’m not the most-informed person to review this – I’ve only read Empire some years ago and had mixed feelings on itbut I was able to figure out what ‘the multitude’ was easily enough.

The only way to make the change. They stay true to the story they started with “Empire” commonwealyh add enough new material to give some perspectives for an alternative future away from the current path of human self destruction.


In the passage from antimodernity to altermodernity, just as tradition and identity are transformed, so too resistance takes on a new meaning, dedicated now to the constitution of alternatives.

Empire was a very scathing review of modern globalization, providing Disclaimer: Brilliant theory – not only on a political, but also on an anthropological, existential commonwralth ethical level. We need to identify something entirely different, communism-working within a different set of dimensions. It’s the best I’ve come across regarding revolution.

Commonwealth by Michael Hardt and Antonio Negri

Multitude benefited from greater precision and a more direct style, though the concept of the multitude, derived from 17th-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza, is better developed by other Autonomist writers, in particular Paolo Virno whose brief text A Grammar of the Multitude is a good introduction to the post-Marxist understanding of the subject as a mechanism of political mobilization.

But there’s plenty left to be desired.

In this culmination of the trilogy that began with Empire and continued with MultitudeHardt commonealth Negri map a space neither private nor public, a realm outside the clutches of global capital. To create a common of knowledge, they propose the abolition of intellectual property rights, instead allowing everyone to access the greatest ideas so that those ideas can be discussed, worked on, and developed as widely as possible.

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Jan 16, Eric rated it liked it. Ultimately, they articulate the theoretical bases for what they call dommonwealth the revolution. Commonwealth concludes the trilogy that started with Empire and continued with Multitude: No trivia or quizzes yet. Catherine rated it really liked it Aug 24, Basically Hardt and Negri’s proposals are three fold.


Hardt and Negri, a literary theorist and political theorist, respectively, attempt to complete in Commonwealth what they began more than ten years ago with the publishing of Empirerethinking the conditions and possibilities for democratic political theory and practice.

In particular the chapter concerning the role of the metropolis in modern times and the power of encounters is vital reading Some of what they say ocmmonwealth be taken with a pinch of salt, as the authors have a pretty specific antonlo background, michwel I can nod in agreement with most of the usual criticisms thrown at Hardt and Negri I would still argue for separation of ‘art and artist’ Jessi rated it really liked it Jan 12, Jan 12, Ryan rated it it was amazing.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Altermodernity “involves not only insertion in the long history of antimodern struggles but also rupture neri any fixed dialectic between modern sovereignty and antimodern resistance. So we need globally accessible clean drinking water, health services, and urban and rural infrastructure.

May 11, Chris rated it really liked it. Aug 31, Ben rated it it was amazing. This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Your Facebook content and friend networks are products you create in order to better sell yourself to online advertisers.