Re: [OPE-L] Capital in General

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Thu Oct 27 2005 - 09:32:05 EDT

> You seem to be  saying  variable capital of a particular value is not
> 'laid out' in order to purchase labour power? But that somehow until the
> labour power is purchased ( with something of no value?) it has no
> value, and does not work within a social relation?... Don't we have to
> start with the assumption that the relation exists and then analyse its
> movement, rather than waiting for the individual 'blessing' of the
> market ?

Paul B:

The issue (the way I see it) is not one of waiting for a 'blessing';
rather, the issue is conceiving of the value relation in such a
way that all _necessary_ moments in that relation are grasped and

In solidarity, Jerry

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