Chris Burford <cburford at gn.apc.org> on 07/09/98 06:53:08 PM
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To: lbo-talk at lists.panix.com cc: (bcc: Edwin A. Eppich/BCBS/DHP/AIDS/OPH/DOH) Subject: Re: Is value transhistorical?
>The German for form is "Form". The German for formula is "Formel". The
>plurals look more similar. The plural of "Form" is "Formen". The plural of
>"Formel" is "Formeln". "Formen" and "Formeln". They are also virtual
If "form" was meant, to avoid confusion he might more likely have used "Gestalt" instead. Unless he was after a pun.
>Why does Wert appear separately in this argument, and why is the thrust of
>the specificity on the exchange value form?
Rather than strictly value, maybe "Wert" here has the sense of use or utility, as opposed to Wertloss: useless.