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General intellect

General intellect

General intellect - crucial factor in production, according to Karl Marx; a combination of technological expertise and social intellect, or general social knowledge - increasing importance of machinery in social organization.

See: Paolo Virno, "General Intellect" in Lessico Postfordista, Milano: Feltrinelli, 2001. http://www.generation-online.org/p/fpvirno10.htm

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