Re: [OPE] Odyssey and the Peruvian treasure

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Wed Feb 18 2009 - 14:22:50 EST

Jurriaan Bendien wrote:
> Indeed, there are ample empirical proofs that so-called primitive
> peoples made already very sophisticated calculations of the worktime
> that was so indispensable to their survival.
> I fail to understand how your notion of economic value has any
> explanatory value at all. You say you base yourself on Rubin's "value
> form" theories, but these theories have been shown to be ultimately
> inconsistent, and not an accurate representation of what Marx himself
> argued.

Jurriaan, do you have references to the empirical study above and the
theoretical demonstration below?

//Dave Z
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Received on Wed Feb 18 14:24:42 2009

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