Re: (OPE-L) Re: Paresh Chattopadhyay 'Capital, The Progenitor of Socialism'

From: Paul Cockshott (clyder@GN.APC.ORG)
Date: Tue Dec 23 2003 - 17:35:03 EST

> But I am not one to fetishize the Absolute General Secretary whether
> he be Stalin, Castro or Chavez. Bettelheim makes sense to me here.

What part of Bettelheims writing are you refering to?

> And by the way I should say-- having read only the first couple
> hundred pages of three volume An Introduction to Marx's Capital by
> Ranganayakamma it is the most meticulous and penetrating analysis of
> the value form that I have ever read.

Where and when was this published

> We know that Sweezy ignored it
> in Theory of Capitalist Development though Blake spend a few
> excellent chapters on it. Ranganayakamma's careful analysis is even
> better. Her analysis is bound to be undervalued by those who have
> found the holy grail in simultaneous equations or who forget that
> Marx aimed above all else to make his analysis comprehensible to the
> working class.

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