File spoon-archives/marxism-thaxis.archive/marxism-thaxis_1996/96-10-29.043, message 29


Date: Thu, 24 Oct 1996 16:43:03 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: M-TH: HoPE


On Thu, 24 Oct 1996, Justin Schwartz wrote:

> As to value theory. Hans D. says, forget the quantitative version, that's
> a mess. The real point is qualitative. Hans' account of this is a little
> opaque, or anyway I didn't get it, but Howard and King, who take the same
> line, as I understand it, say more or less that stripped of the
> price-theoretic aspects, value theory is a way of saying that exploitation
> is a real and ineliminable feature of capitalism and of reminding us of
> the truth that commodity fetishism obscures, that economic phenomena are
> constituted by human action. I agree with this. I defend "value theory" so
> understood in my paper "What's Wrong With Exploitation?", Nous, June 1995.

Justin, 

	Could you post this paper, along with any other interesting ones
you've written, to the list? Or at least send it via e-mail to a few
individuals attached to a letter. I do not have a subscriptioon to Nous,
nor an easy source to get the journal from, but would like to read the
paper. 

Kevin





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