Corpus ID: 13797087

Life put to work: Towards a life theory of value ∗

  title={Life put to work: Towards a life theory of value ∗},
  author={Cristina Morini and Andrea Fumagalli and Emanuele Leonardi},
Starting from the recognition that only a ‘labour theory of value’ is able to provide a measure of the value of the surplus, in this essay we’d like to pose the question of how the labour theory of value must dynamically adjust to the capitalist system and the succession of different modes of accumulation. Specifically, we focus on structural changes that have invested and partially modified the process of enhancing the transition from industrial-Fordist to ‘bio-capitalism’, at least in that… Expand
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