State against Capital. Comments on the Function of Economy in the Hegelian Philosophy of World History
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Narváez León, A. (2021). State against Capital. Comments on the Function of Economy in the Hegelian Philosophy of World History . Resistances. Journal of the Philosophy of History, 2(4), e21062.


In this article, we will approach the problem of the relationship between the state and capital as an open dispute in modernity between politics and the economy. From the perspective of the Hegelian philosophy of history and right, we will analyze the way in which the economy tends in its structural process of global spatial expansion to subsume and subordinate the administrative and legal functions of state forms prior to the English systemic cycle of capitalist accumulation. For this, we will first analyze the Hegelian conceptualization of political economy, and then expose the specific way in which it is translated into a form of global behavior determined by the processes of differential distribution of capital and thus, finally, address the way in which the economy fulfills its determining functions in shaping the world market and universal history, always having as a direct reference the historical time in which Hegel developed his philosophical reflections on economy.
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