Re: [OPE-L] glossary for V1 of _Capital

From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Thu Jan 10 2008 - 03:48:28 EST

I have always seen what Paul Z as focussing on as 'extended reproduction of capitalist social relations' not accumulation

Paul Cockshott
Dept of Computing Science
University of Glasgow
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-----Original Message-----
From: OPE-L on behalf of Dave Zachariah
Sent: Thu 10/01/2008 8:33 AM
Subject: Re: [OPE-L] glossary for V1 of _Capital
Paul Z wrote:

> In contrast, in my
> three-page entry I argue that a focus upon "an increase in the amount of
> physical means of production within an economy or its firms ... is the
> usage in neoclassical or mainstream economics".

But this is not any substantive criticism of what Paul C was saying. The
growth of the means of production in terms of labour-value can hardly be
said to be mainstream economics.

(Even if it were, merely labeling it as such is not a valid objection to
its usage.)

//Dave Z

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