Heinrich on Marx’s dialectical presentation.

‘The order of the presented categories is itself the bearer of a determinate yield of information: it shows the connection of these categories, the interconnection that exists between them. Categories like the commodity, money, capital, wage-labour, and so forth, are theoretical expressions of social relations in a developed capitalist society. These relations not only appear simultaneously; they mutually presuppose each other in social reality. Only theoretical analysis allows one to distinguish between simple and complex categories and to express the conceptual-theoretical connection between the categories. This is the core of what Marx means by ‘dialectical presentation’.’ Michael Heinrich, ‘The Fragment on Machines’ in Bellofiore et al. (ed) In Marx’s Laboratory, p. 202.

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