Re: [OPE] value-form theory redux

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Sun Mar 15 2009 - 07:25:43 EDT

Philip Dunn wrote:
> Why have we we got "agents" now? "Economic calculation"? Is not this the
> starting point of orthodox economics?

No, but the starting point of materialist ontology. See for instance Ian
Wright's work agent-based economics.

Orthodox economics only came in because you were unable to think outside
of its boundaries: your only example of economic value outside of
exchange was 'marginal utility'.

//Dave Z
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