[OPE-L:4436] Re: Sraffa: a Marxist economist?

Ajit Sinh (ecas@cc.newcastle.edu.au)
Wed, 19 Mar 1997 01:01:51 -0800 (PST)

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At 04:52 AM 3/18/97 -0800, Jerry Levy wrote:

>(3) So I think that the claim that Sraffa was the "greatest Marxist
>economist of the twentieth century without any doubt" is, at best,

Not at all! I should have used, of all time, instead of just 20th century.
Take a look at my paper entitled 'A Critique of Capital vol. one: The Value
Controversy Revisited' in RESEARCH IN POLITICAL ECONOMY VO. 15. You will see
how far reaching and significant Sraffa's contribution is to an
understanding Marx's economic theory. Cheers, ajit sinha