Tag Archives: abstraction

Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor

UPDATE: I can no longer recommend the presentation on Abstract Labor in this video. My thoughts on Abstract Labor have evolved since making this video, as can be seen in more  recent posts on the subject. Therefore I do not … Continue reading

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Diet-Soap interview re Fetishism, Das Kapital, Abstraction, etc….

Doug Lain’s fantastic Diet Soap podcast features an interview with yours truly this week: http://dietsoap.podomatic.com/entry/2012-04-17T12_49_35-07_00 We discuss all sorts of things from Fetishism to real abstraction to reading Kapital.                   I also … Continue reading

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Bertell Ollman Interview: Dialectics, Abstraction, Internal Relations

This is an hour-long interview with dialectical scholar and Marxist philosopher Bertell Ollman. Ollman is a professor of politics at New York University and author of “Dance of the Dialectic: Steps in Marx’s Method” and “Alienation: Marx’s Conception of Man … Continue reading

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Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor, draft (parts A and B)

This is draft of my script for Abstract Labor, the 9th video in my Law of Value series. I always appreciate the comments, suggestions and criticism on these drafts. They really help me focus the scripts. This video has a … Continue reading

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Law of Value 8: Subject/Object

Law of Value 8: Subject/Object part 1: part 2: part 3: part 4: One of the more common objections raised to Marx’s theory of value, at least here in the theoretical void of cyberspace, is the objection posed by subjective … Continue reading

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further draft of subject-object

Perhaps it borders on narcissism to think that the world is interested in following the successive redrafting of the scripts to my videos. But I suppose there are worse things to clutter the internet with. I do always find feedback … Continue reading

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Bukharin on the Subjective/Objective Value debate

Thoughts on Bukharin’s “Economic Theory of the Leisure Class”, opening chapters… My preparations for “Law of Value 8: subject/object” which is to attempt to make sense of the debate over whether value is subjective or objective have led me to … Continue reading

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