Cookies Policy
X

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.

I accept this policy

Find out more here

8. The Time of Surplus-Labour or Absolute Surplus-Value

Brill’s MyBook program is exclusively available on BrillOnline Books and Journals. Students and scholars affiliated with an institution that has purchased a Brill E-Book on the BrillOnline platform automatically have access to the MyBook option for the title(s) acquired by the Library. Brill MyBook is a print-on-demand paperback copy which is sold at a favorably uniform low price.

Access this chapter

+ Tax (if applicable)

Chapter Summary

Surplus-value appears first of all as that amount of the commodity's value that exceeds the value of the labour-power consumed during the production of this commodity. This chapter specifies the modalities of growth of absolute surplus-value. This allows one to examine some determinations of the surface such as they appear in the sphere of production. Constant capital can be distinguished from variable capital by the way in it participates in the value of the new product. Capital's immanent tendency to prolong the time of surplus-labour up to the physiological limits of the day, the tendency to temporally extend the negation of man who becomes, in the sphere of production, both consumable commodity and the medium of a foreign organism, is frustrated, moderated and negated by the reaction of the working-class that draws its legitimacy from the sphere of circulation.

Keywords: absolute surplus-value; commodity's value; constant capital; surplus-labour; variable capital

10.1163/9789004256262_011
/content/books/b9789004256262_011
dcterms_subject,pub_keyword
6
3
Loading

Sign-in

Can't access your account?
  • Tools

  • Add to Favorites
  • Printable version
  • Email this page
  • Recommend to your library

    You must fill out fields marked with: *

    Librarian details
    Your details
    Why are you recommending this title?
    Select reason:
     
    Time in Marx — Recommend this title to your library
  • Export citations
  • Key

  • Full access
  • Open Access
  • Partial/No accessInformation