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The limits to value

David B Clarke, David Clarke

The SAGE Handbook of Social Geographies, Pages: 253 - 268

Swansea University Author: David Clarke

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This chapter assesses the nature of value, initially considering Marx and Saussure in an attempt to interrogate whether value is purely formal or whether there is a substance of value before turning to De Quincey's reading of Ricardo in order to assess whether things are valuable because they a...

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Published in: The SAGE Handbook of Social Geographies
Published: London SAGE 2010
Online Access: http://www.uk.sagepub.com/books/Book230880
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa8326
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Abstract: This chapter assesses the nature of value, initially considering Marx and Saussure in an attempt to interrogate whether value is purely formal or whether there is a substance of value before turning to De Quincey's reading of Ricardo in order to assess whether things are valuable because they are desired or desired because they are valuable.
College: College of Science
Start Page: 253
End Page: 268