[OPE-L:4682] Re: Re: Re: David Yaffe on Ricardo and Marx

From: dashyaf@easynet.co.uk
Date: Tue Dec 12 2000 - 08:21:42 EST

David Yaffe did reply  - posting OPEL-4650.

At 23:45 11/12/00 +0000, you wrote:
>Paul B.
>Thanks for your reaction.  I am sympathetic to your statement of a big
>break between Ricardo and Marx.  The problem is that Sieber's 1871 book
>which Marx read (you refer to the later 1885 edition after Marx had died)
>doesn't suggest such a big break.  Marx praises the book in the 1873
>German Afterword and in his 1881 notes on Wagner -- even noting the one
>can understand the difference between Ricardo and himself (Marx) from
>reading Sieber!  Pretty dramatic, isn't it?  I think we need to explain
>this dissonance, not ignore it or simply assert that Marx was not a
>Ricardian and move on.   (I'm a bit surprised David Yaffe has not yet
>reacted as it was his intro that caused the issue to come to the fore)
>Paul Z.
>Paul Zarembka, editor, RESEARCH IN POLITICAL ECONOMY at
>******************** http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/PZarembka

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