[OPE-L:3658] Re: "Labor Theory of Value"--not used by Marx!

Paul Zarembka (zarembka@acsu.buffalo.edu)
Mon, 11 Nov 1996 20:25:38 -0800 (PST)

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Does anyone out there know when "labor theory of value" was first used?

Paul Z.

Paul Zarembka, supporting the RESEARCH IN POLITICAL ECONOMY Web site at

On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Paul Cockshott wrote:

> >You also need to check "law of value" to eliminate the possibility
> >that Marx borrowed that phrase, Paul.
> >
> >Paul Z.
> >
> I have used both netscape and internet explorer to do text searches
> for law of value in Ricardo to no avail. This of course does not
> exclude that it was borrowed, it may have been used by some of
> the later ricardians.
> Paul Cockshott
> wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk
> http://www.cs.strath.ac.uk/CS/Biog/wpc/index.html