[OPE-L:2637] Re: Question for debate

From: Duncan K. Foley (foleyd@cepa.newschool.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 29 2000 - 22:21:43 EST

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Maybe we should add "inventories of raw materials or partly finished
goods", since they are a part of capital.


>Dear all,
>The list has been quiet, so I would like to propose the following question
>for debate:
>-what is the difference, for Marx, between:
>(a) a machine
>(b) an animal
>(c) a slave
>(d) a wage worker
>supposing that all of them are employed by capital in the production of
>The underlying problem is *why* does each of them does/does not add value to
>the output.

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