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Machinery and Validity in 1861-63.

Interesting note qua the importance of social validity in many of the value-form interpretations of Marx as well as the importance other newer interpretations of Marx have put in the Fragment on Machines. “With machinery — and the mechanical workshop … Continue reading

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Machines in 1861-63.

Good and gripping summary of the role machines play in capitalist production: “Here, therefore, we have, in a concentrated expression, the alienated form which the objective conditions of labour — past labour — assume against living labour; here we have … Continue reading

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Machines in 1861-63.

Noice passage on machines, surplus population etc.: “The entire apologetic bourgeois presentation of machinery does not deny, 1) that machinery — sometimes here, sometimes there, but continually —MAKES A PART OF THE POPULATION REDUNDANT, throws a section of the labouring … Continue reading

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