[OPE-L:6581] [OPE-L:46] Re: Mirowski

Allin Cottrell (cottrell@ricardo.ecn.wfu.edu)
Sat, 11 Jul 1998 20:59:06 -0400 (EDT)

On Sat, 11 Jul 1998, Andrew Kliman wrote:

> "... were there to be no intertemporal phenomenon of value, and
> nothing conserved through time, then, as Marx insisted,
> investment and capitalism itself would be irrational at base."
> -- Philip Mirowski

Hmmm. P.M.'s habitual contorted grammar apart, does that mean
that if there _is_ an "intertemporal phenomenon of value", then
Maarx's insistence on the irrationality of capitalism is

Allin Cottrell
Department of Economics
Wake Forest University, NC