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Objectification and Alienation in Capital.

I think the following passage provides a lucid account of how Marx distinguishes between objectification and alienation in Capital. This distinction is different from the early theory of alienation in so far as it is not tied to a theory of … Continue reading

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Notes on Alienation in 1844 and Valorization in 1864.

I make the argument in my thesis, which I have referred to in several posts, that Marx’s critique of political economy shouldn’t just be seen in terms of a continuity with his comments on estranged labour in 1844, but that … Continue reading

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Marx on Ricardo and Productivity.

I’ve been skipping the proliferation of interesting passages on Ricardo. I included this one because the last sentence pertains to the theme of this blog. I also think it illustrates what I think is an important but neglected difference between … Continue reading

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