[Marxism] What is the Purpose of Marx's Value Theory?

james pitman marinercarpentry at gmail.com
Sun May 12 15:32:52 MDT 2013


Rubin was vital (and extremely courageous) in challenging the
vulgarisations of Marx's CPE, started by Engels, which proliferated
further as they passed through the 1st and 2nd Intls.





On 12 May 2013 22:09, Shane Mage <shmage at pipeline.com> wrote:
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> On May 12, 2013, at 4:38 PM, Angelus Novus wrote:
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>>> Which, of course, is why Marx sets out the basic theory of value before
>>> the chapter on commodity-fetishism.
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>> Ain't no "chapter on commodity-fetishism."  The section on
>> commodity-fetishism comes at the end of chapter one, as the culmination of
>> the exposition of value.
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> Should have said "section." Otherwise the point stands.
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>> WTF, dude?!  Rubin was murdered in the purges!
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> Sorry about that. I should have looked up Wikipedia instead of only Erlich's
> study of the Industrialization Debate in which he seems to have taken no
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> "Thunderbolt steers all things." Herakleitos of Ephesos, fr. 64
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