Re: [OPE] Odyssey and the Peruvian treasure

From: Gerald Levy <>
Date: Tue Feb 10 2009 - 19:09:11 EST

> I think this is too narrow. (Labour-)value, at least in Marx's analysis,
> presupposes a process that reduces concrete labour into 'abstract labour'
> in quantitative terms. Commodity production implies a historically
> specific way in which this process occurs.

Dave Z:

You don't actually think that labor took the form of abstract labor in the
Aztec and Inca empires, do you?

In solidarity, Jerry

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