Re: [OPE-L] Fwd: [OPE-L] HELP on Sweezy

From: Riccardo Bellofiore (riccardo.bellofiore@UNIBG.IT)
Date: Wed Apr 27 2005 - 10:23:16 EDT


Dear John,

thank you very much! In fact, I have the book!! (But I didn't looked
at it since many, many years, and somehow I missed it when looking
for this piece among Sweezy's books in my very confused personal
library). I will also try to buy your book on Internet.

comradely

riccardo

ps: my surname is Bellofiore

At 6:28 -0700 27-04-2005, John Bellamy Foster wrote:
>Dear Riccardo bellofio,
>
>Michael Lebowitz sent me your inquiry on Sweeezy. The piece that you
>are looking for was published in the January 1974 issue of MONTHLY
>REVIEW under the title "Monopoly Capital and the Theory of Value."
>It was the preface to the second printing of the Greek translation
>of their book. It was reprinted in THE FALTERING ECONOMY: THE
>PROBLEM OF ACCUMULATION UNDER MONOPOLY CAPTIALISM, edited by myself
>and Henryk
>Szlajfer (New York: Monthly Review Press, 1984). My book THE THEORY
>OF MONOPOLY CAPITALISM: AN ELABORATION OF MARXIAN POLITICAL ECONOMY
>(New York: Monthly Review Press, 1986) deals extensively with the
>connection of the surplus concept to surplus value/the labor theory
>of value. Let me know if there is any other way I can help.
>
>Fraternally, John Bellamy Foster, Coeditor, MONTHLY REVIEW
>
>
>
>At 05:52 AM 4/27/2005, you wrote:
>>bellofio@mail.unibg.it
>
>>am writing a short paper on the interpretation of Baran & Sweezy's
>>Monopoly Capital given in 1971-73 by Claudio Napoleoni in some
>>university lectures. It touches the question of the compatibility or
>>not of the book with the Marxian labour theory of value.
>>
>>In an interview in 1987 (if I remember well) Sweezy writes of an
>>introduction by him to the Greek translation of the book where he
>>defends the compatibility view of their argument relative to Marx's
>>LTV.
>>
>>Does anybody know if there is some English version of it somewhere? Where?
>>
>>thanks
>>
>>riccardo


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