Teoría económica y ciencias sociales: alienación, fetichismo, colonización

Translated title of the contribution: Economic theory and social science: alienation, fetishism, colonization

Antonio Romero Reyes

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The paper essay deals with broad issues in dealing with the historical and contemporary development of academic disciplines in the social sciences. lt draws a distinction between economics and the other "social sciences". The argument is based on the use of such categories as alienation and fetishism. lt involves a historical review to gauge the influence on economics of the mechanistic paradigm of the Newtonian revolution, as well as the transformation of political economy into economic theory. The paper deals with the concepts of alienation and fetishism in Marx, befare discussing theissues of 'eternización' and 'colonización'.
Translated title of the contributionEconomic theory and social science: alienation, fetishism, colonization
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)115-138
Issue number56/57
StatePublished - 2005


  • Alineación
  • Capitalismo
  • Ciencias sociales
  • Economía política
  • Fetichismo
  • Teoría económica


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