From: Paul Zarembka (zarembka@BUFFALO.EDU)
Date: Sat May 29 2004 - 20:09:27 EDT
Paul C. I don't understand your cryptic comment: [Paul Z.] > >The first use of the word Value in Volume 1 comes right after describing > >labor in the abstract. So where do you find in Marx that Value goes > >beyond a context of labor in the abstract (is indepedent of the > >commoditization of labor power, thus buying and selling of labor power > >which he will discuss a bit later)? [Paul C.] > There is a shift here in your presentation from abstract labour to the > buying and selling of labour power. If the distinction between labour > and labour power means anything, your equation can surely not be > retained. Are you claiming that labor, not labor power, is bought and sold? If not, and labor power -- the capacity or work, labor in the abstract -- is what is bought and sold, then what's my problem? Paul Z.
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