[OPE-L:2096] New quiz!!

akliman@acl.nyit.edu (akliman@acl.nyit.edu)
Tue, 7 May 1996 00:15:13 -0700

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"... the basis of value is the fact that human beings relate to each
other's labor as equal, and general, and in this form social, labor.
This is an abstraction, like all human thought, and social relations
only exist among human beings to the extent that they think, and possess
this power of abstraction from sensuous individuality and contingency."

(1) Who is/are the author(s) of this statement?

(2) When was it written?

(3) What is it from?

(4) Would you characterize the author(s) as (a) subjectivist value

(5) Would you characterize the author(s) as (an) idealist(s)?
Materialist(s)? Neither?

(6) Do you agree with the author(s)?


According to the same author(s), same passage, "what distinguishes
human social relations from relations between animals"?

Andrew Kliman