[OPE-L:2780] Re: Re: Wolfstetter and v. Weizsacker

From: Michael Perelman (michael@ecst.csuchico.edu)
Date: Sat Apr 08 2000 - 13:08:49 EDT

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He also sent me a German edition of the Resultat as a present.

Paul Zarembka wrote:

> >v.Weizsacker, CC (1971), "Steady State Capital Theory", Springer Verlag,
> >Berlin, Heidelberg. This is based on his lectures in 1970/71 at the
> >University of Heidlberg, and it seems it's the fundamental text to
> >understand this little known attempt to "read Marx" (perhaps this was
> >most to "read Sweezy... Okishio... Morishima") from the "Austrian" point
> >of view carried out in the 70s.
> I have this somewhere, if you cannot get it elsewhere.
> >>And I take it that your Wolfstetter is the one in these, just retrieved from
> >>the BL catalogue?:
> >>
> >>Wert, Profitrate und Beschäftigung Aspekte der Marxschen und der
> >>klassischen Wirtschaftstheorie
> >>Elmar Wolfstetter. 1977
> >>
> >>Die Marxsche Theorie und ihre Kritik eine Textsammlung zur Kritik der
> >>Politischen Ökonomie
> >>zusammengestellt und eingeleitet von Hans G. Nutzinger und Elmar
> >>Wolfstetter. 1974
> I think I have these also.
> Elmar Wolfstetter used to be at my university (in fact, I had recruited
> him) and was a good friend and he still works intermittently with one of
> my colleagues Murray Brown.
> I worked for a time with v. Weizsacker in Heidelberg and found him very
> intelligent but coming out of the ruling class (his uncle, I think uncle,
> is Richard v. Weizsacker, former President of Germany). Elmar started his
> graduate career at Heidelberg with a very intense student-to-teacher
> conflict with v. Weizsacker, but they both overcame it. Neither have any
> interest any longer, that I know of, in Marx.
> My copy of Althusser's *For Marx* was a gift from Elmar with a front cover
> "To Paul, nevertheless". At that time it was he who was interested in
> Althusser, not myself!
> Paul Z.

Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
Chico, CA 95929

Tel. 530-898-5321 E-Mail michael@ecst.csuchico.edu

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