Tag Archives: abstraction

Law of Value 9: Abstract Labor

[The video production in Part One of Abstract Labor was done my a fantastic film maker/editor who we shall call ‘M’ for now. She did a really great job giving the video a consistent, dark vibe and I’m so happy … Continue reading

Posted in Econ 101-value profit exploitaiton, The Law of Value, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 126 Comments

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Interviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

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

Posted in The Law of Value | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

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

Posted in Econ 101-value profit exploitaiton, The Law of Value | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 46 Comments

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

Posted in The Law of Value | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

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

Posted in The Law of Value | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments