Walter Benjamin in Paris (Walter Benjamin en la Bolsa de Valores de Paris) (Spanish)

14 Pages Posted: 19 May 2010

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Fernando Estrada

Universidad Externado de Colombia - Facultad de Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales

Date Written: April 24, 2010

Abstract

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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Keywords: Financial Theory, Markets, Black Swan, Stock Markets, Financial Crisis, Risk, Walter Benjamin, Arcades Project

JEL Classification: A,, A1, B, B50, B85, D, D7, D7, D8, D81, D84, G, G3, G33

Suggested Citation

Estrada, Fernando, Walter Benjamin in Paris (Walter Benjamin en la Bolsa de Valores de Paris) (Spanish) (April 24, 2010). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1595423 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1595423

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