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[Xmca-l] Re: Quote from Marx & Engels collected works vol. 12



Thanks Andy, that helps.

Huw

On 2 March 2015 at 00:00, Andy Blunden <ablunden@mira.net> wrote:

> Here's the context:
> https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1859/
> critique-pol-economy/appx1.htm#p211
> About 1/3 of the way down the paragraph beginning "Just as ..."
>
> Andy
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> *Andy Blunden*
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> Huw Lloyd wrote:
>
>> In Davydov's volume on generalization (p.119), he quotes Marx using the
>> word "oilier".  The citation is from Russian, but if anyone has the
>> English
>> this will be fine.  Is this a correct quotation?  Is oilier given a
>> meaning
>> or sense?
>>
>> "Every form of society has a certain industry which determines the place
>> and the influence of all oilier industries, and whose relations therefore
>> also determine the place and the influence of all other industries.  This
>> is a general illumination, in which all other colors disappear and which
>> modifies them in their features.  This is a special ether that determines
>> the specific weight of everything real that is detected in it."
>>
>> For those interested, Davydov's volume can be found here:
>> https://www.marxists.org/archive/davydov/generalization/generalization.
>> pdf
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Huw
>>
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