[OPE-L:2758] Re: Re: (3) "Epistemological Break" and Application to Political Economy

From: Allin Cottrell (cottrell@ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu)
Date: Thu Apr 06 2000 - 23:39:56 EDT

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On Thu, 6 Apr 2000, Paul Zarembka wrote:

> "Thus the entire Ricardian contribution is contained in the first two
> chapters of his work....They contain the whole of his critique of hitherto
> existing political economy, the determined BREAK [my emphasis, PZ] with
> the contradiction that pervades Adam Smith's work...

> >> I'd add the observation that all of us experience "breaks"
> >> -- it's not necessary such a big deal and Marx even refers
> >> to Smith's break from Ricardo.

Excuse the pedantry: it's just a matter of who is breaking from

Allin Cottrell.

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