Money, Credit and Finance in the Arcades Project


  • MPRA Paper


  • The main objective of this paper is to present a reading of The Arcades Project by Walter Benjamin in the context of the financial crisis, in particular, reflect from a few fragments of Benjamin's work appear to lie around a Black Swan. The recovery of the fragments of The Arcades seems appropriate at a time when the financial crisis should be taught as a deeper crisis. Walter Benjamin is placed beyond its time, with a powerful sense of observation worthy of emulation analytical.

fecha de publicación

  • 2010

Líneas de investigación

  • Black Swan
  • Financial Crisis
  • Financial Theory
  • Markets
  • Markets Risk
  • Stock Markets
  • Walter Benjamin


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