Re: [OPE-L] salto mortale

From: Allin Cottrell (cottrell@WFU.EDU)
Date: Sat Mar 03 2007 - 19:51:39 EST

On Sat, 3 Mar 2007, Rakesh Bhandari wrote:

> I agree that [Marx's theory of fetishism] is obscure in that as
> Elster has argued it's not clear that anyone actually thinks
> that value is an instrinsic property such as weight.

Mass, perhaps?  Weight is not intrinsic, it depends on the local
gravitational field.  (The mass of Capital vol III is the same on
the moon as here on earth, but the weight is not.)


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