"paul bullock" <email@example.com> said, on 12/18/00: >I think you are making overmuch of all this.... >It is indisputable that Marx had much to thank ricardo for >(as did Beethoven to Haydn, but this hardlty makes the former the >latter!) since Marx took what had been discussed about the regulating >role of labour in the economy to date and explained the issues >SUCCESSULLY with a different method. Your analogy, Paul, I think drives my point home. Ricardo may to Smith, as Beethoven to Haydn, but I would think Marx is to Ricardo, as Ramsey Lewis or Louis Armstrong (jazz) is to Beethoven. That would be the "different method" analogy. There are a number of paths for clarifying the relation of Marx to Ricardo, only one of which is "you are overmuch of all this". Paul Z.
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