[OPE-L:1878] Re: [MIKE WILLIAMS] Re: subjectivity

Paul Cockshott (wpc@clyder.gn.apc.org)
Mon, 22 Apr 1996 15:26:14 -0700

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This is what your DEFINITION of Marxian theory of value lead to. My
definition of Marxian theory of value is that it is not subject free,
and preciselly because of this not only "does not obscure real
economic relations" but bring these AT THE CENTRE of the enquiry.
As far as the question of testability is concerned, the issue is
quite secondary.

You can read it this way if you wish, and in Marx's earlier
more philosphical writings you certainly have some support.
For my part, I found Althusser and Balibars argument, that in
Capital itself what is presented is a process without a subject,