Re: [OPE] Reply to critics

From: Dave Zachariah <>
Date: Wed Oct 20 2010 - 08:44:46 EDT

On 20 October 2010 14:20, GERALD LEVY <> wrote:

> If we treat 'luxuries' as simply part of Dept. II (means of consumption)
> then why would any of the rest follow?
This misses the point completely.

The point was that once you partition the economic system in this way you
realize that certain properties relevant to the questions of
productive/unproductive labour were not apparent in Marx's lower resolution
model. Once you increase resolution you can see them.

//Dave Z

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