Re: [OPE-L] Ch. 7 as starting point for reading Capital???

From: Christopher Arthur (arthurcj@WAITROSE.COM)
Date: Wed Jun 20 2007 - 11:23:47 EDT

We know why he did not begin with ch 7:

  'In order to develop the concept of capital it is necessary to begin
not with labour but with value, or, more precisely, with exchange value
already developed in the movement of circulation.'
(MEGA II/3.1 p. 28; CW 30 p. 20.)

Chris A
17 Bristol Road
On 20 Jun 2007, at 01:17, John Holloway wrote:

> A request for help.
> I think someone on this list (Rakesh, perhaps?) made a comment once
> about
> Althusser advising people to start reading Capital from ch.7. Is this
> right?
> Does anyone have a reference, or even a quote?
> Many thanks if you can help me on this.
> John

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