Re: [OPE] debates on whether value existed in pre-capitalist society

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Thu Sep 02 2010 - 10:16:32 EDT

On 2 September 2010 15:03, GERALD LEVY <> wrote:

> YEs, but abstract labor is a consequence of the unity of the production
> and circulation processes under a specific set of social relations.
> Hence, it can not become a reality through either the production or
> exchange processes alone.

Nobody has made that claim.

Now if you agree (by replying 'yes' to my question) that abstraction of
labour can occur outside the relations of production for market exchange,
where do you think such processes can occur and why?

//Dave Z

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