Online shopping from a great selection at Books Store. Essays on Marx’s Theory Of Value has 49 ratings and 6 reviews. Naeem said: This book is a translation of the third edition published in It is. About Isaak Illich Rubin: (Russian: Исаа́к Ильи́ч Ру́бин) was a Jewish economist and is considered to be the most important theorist of his time on the f.

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Mehdi Saberi rated it it was amazing Oct 19, It is difficult and detailed, but also very worthwhile for me. Pakitoinuriak rated rubln really liked it Oct 18, He first joined the Jewish Bund and later the Mensheviks.

Rubin, a trained lawyer and an illicb, outwitted his first interrogators and the first charge was dropped; he was then transferred to a cell in Suzdalwhere he was placed in solitary confinement and subjected to sleep deprivation.

Marcelo Silva rated it it was amazing Oct 10, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Cuadernos de Pasado y Presente But I am now convinced that Marx cannot be accused of this since his method is so deliberately historicized and so indebted to Isaqk. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Rubin’s main work emphasised the importance of Marx’s theory of commodity fetishism in the labor theory of value.

I am not quite there yet. Today the tongues of commodities are barcodes and RFID chips, and commodities move in container boxes and in large fleets of jet freight planes.

Virgil rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Stuart Elliott rated it really liked it Feb 16, I sense that there are better things to be had in contemplating the relationship between content and form. My second mistake that Rubin corrects was to assume that Marx short circuits the analysis of value by making value determined by labor within the production process such that that the circulation process merely validates what has already occurred in production.


Rubin’s elegant, cogent and straightforward explanation of the theories of commodity fetishism and value to be read in conjunction with some of his other work widely available on the Internet makes it the perfect introduction and companion to the first chapter of Capital I – and no praise can surely be higher than that.

Paperbackpages. His main work Essays on Marx’s Theory of Value was published in Fredy Perlman’s introductory essay is also interesting, both because Perlman was a non-academic and an anarchist, but he ultimately reduces the LTV to a theory of how labor is allocated under capitalism which is what Smith, Ricardo, etc. Prior to his arrest, Rubin also published books on the history of economics and contemporary economics, as well as editing an anthology of classical political economy.

I had always guessed at this so it was good to see it affirmed in print. The most fascinating aspect of this books is Rubin’s thesis that Marx’s theory of the commodity fetish underlies his ENTIRE economic analysis, and the nodal point at which all subsequent theories of capitali Although a little turgid at times, Rubin’s book is a fascinating defense of Marx’s theory of economics against accusations from supply-demand theorist, and austrian marxists.

Although he attempted to shield Riazanov from the worst charges, Rubin emerged from the experience “morally broken, destroyed, degraded to a state of complete hopelessness”. Aug 28, Naeem rated it it was amazing. He withdrew from politics indevoting himself to the academic study of Marxian economicsand in he joined the prestigious Marx-Engels Institute as a research assistant.

Oct 29, Griffin MB rated it it was amazing. And one more before I try to connect them: According to Arthur, the rediscovery of Rubin’s “masterly exegesis” was “the most important single influence on the value form approach to Capital”.

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Essays on Marx’s Theory Of Value

Laszlo rated it it was amazing Sep 26, Second, and most important in this first reading of Rubin, is the clarification about the relationship between content and form. It is the relationship between the content and the form that most concerned both Hegel and Marx.

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Outside of Hilferding and Bohm-Bawerk, I had never heard of the dozens of Marx interpreters he cites. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Isaak Illich Rubin – Wikipedia

Rubin admits that Marx makes it easy for us to misunderstand him. About Isaak Illich Rubin. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. He was released on a commuted sentence in and allowed to work in AktyubinskKazakhstanas an economic planner.

Many believe it can be rejected or accepted, but that either position has no bearing on the rest of Capital Vol I-III. Help Center Find new research papers in: When he fell ill with a suspected cancer, he was ullich to a hospital and encouraged to make further confessions in return for favourable treatment, but declined the offer. Includes an outstanding introductory essay on “Commodity Fetishism” by Freddy Perlman.

Lenin wrote after reading Hegel’s Logic that none of the so-called marxists understood the subtleties isxak Chapter 1 of Volume I of Capital, heavily influenced as it was by the Logic. He was executed in during the course of the Great Purge, but his ideas have since been rehabilitated. Jason rated it it was amazing Nov 03, He cites the passages that would allow for a severing between production and circulation or at least for circulation to be secondary and merely reflective of production.

Refresh and try again. Here, I quote Rubin: This illihc the first English-language edition.