[OPE-L:188] RE: the book on wage labor

John R. Ernst (ernst@pipeline.com)
Sun, 1 Oct 1995 15:18:36 -0700

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On Sun, 1 Oct 1995 Michael Perelman <michael@ecst.csuchico.edu> said:

>> >
>> It seems to me that once again we are into one of the problems of
>> -- the measurement of abstract labor. For Marx, the only concrete
>> that is immediately abstract is the labor that produces gold, the
>> equivalent. For me, that means that other concrete labors become
>> only via the process of exchange. To add up the concete labor times in

>> society might be an interesting exercise for those studying to be modern

>> economists but I am unclear about what this has to do with Marx's
>> in CAPITAL.
>> John
>If nobody else is interested, I will drop the subject, but it has to do
>the extent to which the method of Capital is quantitative, qualitative, or

>Michael Perelman
>Economics Department
>California State University
>Chico, CA 95929
>Tel. 916-898-5321
>E-Mail michael@ecst.csuchico.edu

I think there is interest and hope that my post, at least, says that there