[OPE-L:1456] Re: Temporality vs simultaneity

Paul_Cockshott (wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk)
Tue, 12 Mar 1996 06:33:32 -0800

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For that matter I do not find any difficulty in imagining value categories
" behind" any bourgoise economic category. I don't think this is the
problem. The problem is to have a theoretical framework in which
value and price are two sides of the same coin AND this coin being
class relations of production. Although I can read these class
relations into Sraffa, Keynes, Marshall, Ricardo, Smith, Shumpeter,
Samuelson's textbook of economics, etc. etc., it is not the job of all
these authors to reveal them. That is the reason why I turn to Marx.

All of us on the list have, I presume, a preference
for Marx. One of the points that is being disputed however,
is the assumption by the TSS people that their theory
is the same as Marx's. Several of us find this