[OPE-L:8267] Re: "immanent measure" in Hegel and Marx

From: gerald_a_levy (gerald_a_levy@msn.com)
Date: Thu Jan 02 2003 - 08:24:20 EST

Re Chris's [8262]:

You gave interpretations to selected parts of the two quotes from
Hegel that appeared in [8251].  Thanks.  What do you think about
the influence of the following (especially the first sentence) on Marx's
conception of  the "immanent measure" of  value?

>   Its quality is masked in the quantitative element and is
>   thus also indifferent towards the other measure, continuing itself in it
>   and in the newly formed measure.  The exponent of the new
>   measure is itself only some quantum or other, an external
>  determinateness, and its indifference finds expression in the fact
>  that the specifically determined thing effects, in association with
>  other such measures, precisely similar neutralizations of the
>  reciprocal measure relations; it is in only one measure relation formed
>  by itself and another specifically determined thing that its specific
>  peculiarity is not expressed"

In solidarity, Jerry

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