Knowkunst

Men of business in England do not…like the currency question. They are perplexed to define accurately what money is: how to count they know, but what to count they do not know.
- Walter Bagehot

In this page we offer elements on knowledge and culture relating to our conventional  and one-dimensional money system nearby the most recent theoretical and practical development leading to the emergence of the future of money toward multi-currency systems. Since money can be seen as the projection of the collective unconscious of a society, it is necessary an external view for grasping its features which apparently everybody takes for granted without questioning them. And the glasses to wear for looking at the money taboo are, primarily, the ones of philosophy.

ONTOLOGY OF MONEY – MONEY IS NEITHER AN OBJECT NOR A TOOL: IT IS A RELATION

Know what you count: Money as an Object.

Know what you count: Money as a Tool.

What is that which you count? Money as a Relation of Economic Agreement.

The relation between Money and Language: a deeper look.

Freigeld: the relational ontology of money in practice.

OVERCOMING THE DIFFICULTIES OF ORTHODOXY: LESSONS FROM PROCESS ECOLOGY

Process Ecology: the lesson from nature for assessing the Monetary System.

The Analogy with Process Ecology applied to Monetary Economics.

The Solution offered by the Analogy with Process Ecology: Community and Complementary Currencies (CCCs).

FURTHER THIS CENTURY

Post-Modern Monetary Economics.

The Ecology of Money.

Our Future, our money: the Design of Currency Systems.

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