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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Rubin served most of his prison term in solitary confinement, during which he continued his research as best as he could.

Skip to main content. Oct 29, Griffin MB rated it it was amazing. Althusser insists that there is also another theoretical strategy in Capital that stresses the importance of the concrete history of class struggles, the many singular battles and confrontations, the everyday violence of exploitation that is at the heart of capital.

He takes on his method of reading Capital against all others; he is constantly referring to alternative interpretations and showing their strengths and weaknesses. Return to Book Page. This book is not readable by someone who has not already read Capital and come to serious terms with its implications.

Rubin admits that Marx makes it easy for us to misunderstand him. This is not some kind of duping by the capitalist class or some kind of ideological mistake that the rest of make.

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Unfortunately Rubin was eventually executed by Stalin, which Illlich suppose attest to his actual legitimacy as a good Marxist theoretician. Click here to sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

On the one hand, he stresses the problems he attributes to a Hegelian conception of science that need to start from the most abstract notion and gradually, by means of conceptual transformation reach concrete reality. As a result of this failure to fully cooperate with his prosecutors, Rubin was sentenced to five years in prison. If I thought that the sea of commentary on Marx was endless, Rubin turns that sea into an ocean. In the first logistical statement in Capital, Marx Vol.


Remember me on this computer. Essays on Marx’s Theory of Value. This paper attempts to show how a country with a relatively large and internationally established community of There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Sachliche Vermittlung und soziale Form. Published December 1st by Black Rose Books first published Cuadernos de Pasado y Presente 1 – 10 of 58 books.

Essays on Marx’s Theory Of Value

He was lllich in during the course of the Great Purge, but his ideas have since been rehabilitated. As a book of his essays it can mostly be read in scattered order, but a chronological reading is helpful for ascertaining Rubin’s thesis.

Paperbackpages. Second, and most important in this first reading of Rubin, is the clarification about the relationship between content and form. This paper attempts to show how a country with a relatively large and internationally established community of social scientists in the s, the Soviet Union, was subjected to repression.

Al rated it it was amazing May 03, John rated it liked it Feb 09, After this arrest he was never seen dubin again.

Isaak Illich Rubin (Author of Essays on Marx’s Theory Of Value)

He was released on a commuted sentence in and allowed to work in AktyubinskKazakhstanas an economic planner. This determination is evident in supply chains. 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.


Antonio rated it really liked it Jun 21, Other books in the series. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. In a word, those laws became a fetish, they were reified. He withdrew rubih politics indevoting himself to the academic study of Marxian economicsand in rubln joined the prestigious Marx-Engels Institute isaaj a research assistant.

Isaak Illich Rubin

Virgil rated it it was amazing Jan 11, It is difficult and detailed, but also very worthwhile for me. In this sense, it is impossible to put an end to the value form by decree and the plan in a certain way reproduces elements of the value form, including fetishistic results. When he fell ill with a suspected cancer, he was removed to a hospital and encouraged to make further confessions in return for favourable rrubin, but declined the offer.

Rubin, a trained lawyer and an economist, 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.

He corrects two mistakes that I have always made and also supplies two crucial insights — all of which leave me grateful.

I sense that there are better things to be had in contemplating the relationship between content and form. According to Arthur, the rediscovery of Rubin’s “masterly exegesis” was “the most important single influence on the value form approach to Capital”. Value-form theory presents also a way to think about questions of revolutionary strategy and socialist transition.