[OPE-L:4241] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Part Two of Volume III of Capital

From: Paul Zarembka (zarembka@ACSU.BUFFALO.EDU)
Date: Mon Oct 23 2000 - 15:36:04 EDT

Tony, You confuse surplus-value production with surplus production. Only
wage labor produces value and surplus value.

I am not very interested in the transformation problem.  Many of your
other statements are not objectable to me, either.  Paul Z.

Paul Zarembka, editor, RESEARCH IN POLITICAL ECONOMY at                 
********************** http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/PZarembka

On Mon, 23 Oct 2000, TonyTinker wrote:

> Steve, Rakesh, and Paul Z:
> I hesitate to offer yet another endorsement of Steve Keen's arguments, but
> feel obliged to chime-in after reading Paul Zarembka's demarcation rule
> (suggesting that Steve should take his ball and play elsewhere).  Giving
> centrality to the capitalist mode of production (and therefore its
> exploitative class relations) does not lead, inexorably, to attributing
> surplus value production exclusively to wage labor (or make solving the
> transformation problem of overriding importance for Marxists).


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