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Crisis, Marxism, and Economic Laws: A Response to Gary Mongiovi

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  • Freeman, Alan

This is a pre-publication version of the article by the same name that was published in Research in Political Economy and should be cited as “Alan Freeman (2011), Crisis, Marxism, and Economic Laws: A Response to Gary Mongiovi, in Paul Zarembka, Radhika Desai (ed.) Revitalizing Marxist Theory for Today's Capitalism (Research in Political Economy, Volume 27), Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp.285-296” It responds to Gary Mongiovi’s article in the same issue (Mongiovi 2011) which, in turn, responded to my article ‘Crisis and “law of motion” in economics: a critique of positivist Marxism’ (Freeman 2010c) in RiPE issue 26, a pre-publication version of which can be found on REPEC at

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 52538.

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Date of creation: 17 Jun 2011
Date of revision: 05 May 2011
Publication status: Published in Research in Political Economy 27 (2011): pp. 285-296
Handle: RePEc:pra:mprapa:52538
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  1. Freeman, Alan, 2002. "Marx After Marx After Sraffa," MPRA Paper 2619, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  2. Freeman, Alan, 2003. "When Things Go Wrong: the Political Economy of Market Breakdown," MPRA Paper 5586, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  3. Freeman, Alan, 2006. "An Invasive Metaphor: the Concept of Centre of Gravity in Economics," MPRA Paper 6812, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  4. Alan Freeman, 2009. "The Economists of Tomorrow: the Case for a Pluralist Subject Benchmark Statement for Economics," International Review of Economic Education, Economics Network, University of Bristol, vol. 8(2), pages 23-40.
  5. Wells, Julian, 2006. "The dogs that didn’t bark: Marx and Engels and statistical fatalism," MPRA Paper 65215, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  6. Freeman, Alan, 2010. "Trends in Value Theory since 1881," MPRA Paper 48646, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 04 Jan 2011.
  7. Freeman, Alan, 2009. "How much is enough?," MPRA Paper 13262, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  8. Freeman, Alan, 1999. "The limits of Ricardian value: law, contingency and motion in economics," MPRA Paper 2574, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  9. Freeman, Alan, 2009. "Marxism without Marx: a note towards a critique," MPRA Paper 48618, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 17 Nov 2009.
  10. Freeman, Alan, 2009. "Investing In Civilization," MPRA Paper 26807, University Library of Munich, Germany, revised 15 Feb 2009.
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