Three Components of a Grand Theory of Capitalist Society: Economy, Politics and Ideology

  • Abstract:

    The paper formulates the basic, root contradictions of capitalist social relations and their institutionalization as economy, politics and ideology and differentiates them into three sub-spheres as pure economy, political economy and political ideology. The basic contradictory relation is established between worker and capitalist in the sphere of economy while in politics between ruler and ruled, and in ideology, between theoretical-ideological thought and partial, local and experience based thinking.

    The paper presents the ideas elaborated by the presenter in the book:
    Ercan Gundogan, A Theory of Capitalist Society and Social Dialectics, LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 2011