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Money, credit and finance in The Arcades Project

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  • Estrada, Fernando

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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.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 35059.

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Date of creation: 2010
Date of revision: 2013
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:35059

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Keywords: Financial theory; markets; Black swan; stock markets; financial crisis; markets risk; Walter Benjamin; Arcades Project;

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  1. Estrada, Fernando, 2010. "Theory of argumentation in financial markets," MPRA Paper 21824, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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