Fragments on the 'Swan' - Money, Credit and Finance in 'The Arcades Project' of Walter Benjamin
14 Pages Posted: 18 Apr 2010
Date Written: April 18, 2010
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.
Keywords: Financial Theory, Markets, Black Swan, Stock Markets, Financial Crisis, Risk, Walter Benjamin, Arcades Project
JEL Classification: A, A1, G, G3, G33, D, D8, D84, D7, D70, C7, C72, D81, B, B50, B85
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