The Economics of Karl Marx: Analysis and Application (Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics)

The Economics of Karl Marx: Analysis and Application (Historical Perspectives on Modern Economics)

Samuel Hollander


This e-book offers an account and technical evaluate of Marx's financial research in Capital, with specific connection with the transformation and the surplus-value doctrine, the replica schemes, the falling real-wage and revenue charges, and the alternate cycle. the focal point is on criticisms that Marx himself could have been anticipated to stand in his day and age. furthermore, it bargains a chronological learn of the evolution of that evaluation from the early 1840s via 3 "drafts": files of the past due 1840s, the Grundrisse of 1857-1858, and the commercial Manuscripts of 1861-1863. It additionally offers 3 experiences in software, targeting Marx's "evolutionary" orientation in his overview of the transition to communism and his rejection of "egalitarianism" below either capitalist and communist regimes; his evolving viewpoint at the position of the commercial "entrepreneur"; and his evolving appreciation of the customers for welfare reform inside capitalism. all through, Hollander emphasizes Marx's relation with orthodox canonical classicism.

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