Routledge – 2005 – 720 pages
Series: Routledge Library Editions
In these two volumes, David P. Levine undertakes the systematic clarification and further development of the theoretical contributions of classical political economy. It focuses on such central issues in economic theory as:
* need, value and exchange
* capital and its production
* the concept of labour
* the firm
* price determination.
Throughout the treatment is at a high level of abstraction.
Part One: Introduction 1. The Object of Economic Science Part Two: Capital 2. Commodity Relations 3. The Circulation of Commodities and Money 4. The Circuit of Capital Part Three: Production 5. Labor 6. The Self-Generative Process of Wealth 7. Social Production Part Four: Circulation of Capital 8. The Circuit in General 9. The Component Parts of the Capital
Part One: Introduction 1. The Conception of the System of Economic Relations Part Two: The Aggregate Circulation 2. The Particularisation of Capitals and the Market 3. The General Structure of the Accumulation Process Part Three: Private Accumulation and the Growth of Social Wealth 4. The Logic of Capitalist Expansion 5. The Structures of Expansion 6. The Modalities of the Growth Process Part Four: The Self-Ordering Market 7. The Social Purpose of the Market