From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Tue Nov 06 2007 - 17:03:30 EST
Anders writes: I think that f.ex. Farjoun and Machover, the "New solution", the TSSI probably are pointing to the fact that the problem have to be reformulated before it can be solved. Inside the Bortiewicz framework there is no solution - only inconsitencies. Like the TSSI I am convinced that Marx was not simultaneist, he was a profoundly dynamic, dialectic thinker, but his use of "long-run equilib. models has shaped the subsequent debate. That's why I am much less condemning of those who have not yet seen the TSSI-light. Maybe mainstream economics has to become truly dynamic before Marxist economics returns full scale dynamic - and the TP finds a solution on this basis. Paul: I much prefer Farjoun and Machover's work to Kliman and Freemans, since in the latter case they retain the equilibrium assumption of a general rate of profit, which should fall in a dynamic model.
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