[OPE-L:4614] Re: Four-cornered triangle

Michael Perelma (michael@ecst.csuchico.edu)
Sun, 30 Mar 1997 19:02:16 -0800 (PST)

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aramos@aramos.bo cited Marx:
> It is solely by reason of
> this identity that cotton planting, spindle-making and spinning
> are capable of forming the component parts of one whole, namely
> the value of the yarn, differing only quantitatively from each
> other.

My question still stands: by what standard do we measure the
quantitative difference? How do we weigh the quantitative differnce
between the different occupations?

I have never seen a satisfactory quantitative treatment of this subject.

Michael Perelman
Economics Department
California State University
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