From: Ian Wright (wrighti@ACM.ORG)
Date: Wed Feb 28 2007 - 12:40:20 EST
Hi Rakesh > But Ian is measurement always the passive ascertainment of a > pre-existing property? Temperature exists independently of the length of the mercury column. For example, temperature can be measured in other ways. Plus, the theoretical definition of temperature makes no mention of thermometers or measuring devices. It's defined as a quantity proportional to the average kinetic energy of molecules (or something along these lines). If labour values are necessarily defined as a function of prices then how can prices be a "form of value" or be their "measure"? Best wishes, -Ian.
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