[OPE-L:612] Axioms in Marx?

glevy@acnet.pratt.edu (glevy@acnet.pratt.edu)
Thu, 30 Nov 1995 18:02:17 -0800

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Steve K. asserted in [OPE-L: 611]: "the fact that Marx began from a set of
axioms .... <snip>"

While axioms are much beloved by contemporary mathematical economists, I
don't recall Marx _ever_ specifying axioms or accepting the axiomatic

If anyone believes that Marx _did_ employ axioms, I ask that they be
identified and we can then discuss from the context of Marx's work
whether they are indeed axioms.

In OPE-L Solidarity,