[OPE-L:3758] RE: Hairsplitting

Paul Cockshot (wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk)
Mon, 2 Dec 1996 02:54:02 -0800 (PST)

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>Dear Ian,
>How could you explain the reason why the rate of exploitation is incessantly
>altered in the process of iteration? It is supposed to be determined by the
>relation of production in the production sphere. But it is shown to change
>due to the iterating transformation process. Why is it altered so frequently?
>The iteration seemed to me a mere mathematical exercise, not a
>transformation procedure.

Paul C:
Under modern understandings of mathematics a transformation procedure
would necessarily be the same thing an a 'mathematical exercise', it would
be an iterative/recursive algorithm that converged on the result required.
Paul Cockshott