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An Introduction to Analytical Marxism 23 Even to cite the word at all counts against membership in the analytic school. The analytical movement began when several economists attempted the paradoxical task of constructing a Marxist science of economics without the labor theory of value. This sounds like Hamlet without the Danish prince, but perhaps this is only a false appearance. If one could construct an economic theory that demonstrated the inevitable downfall of capitalism while still working within the classical tradition from which Marx sprang, did it really matter whether one preserved the labor theory?
It states that, "other things being equal," freedom of choice is a morally desirable feature of a 40 Resurrecting Marx system, as compared with a system tha! lacks this feature. Here, the system of conditioning does not count against the desirability of economic freedom-unless it could be shown that the existence of a system of propaganda has, as a necessary condition, the presence of economic freedom. And how could it? There have been many non-capitalist systems, lacking economic freedom, in which propaganda is present in abundance.
If one could construct an economic theory that demonstrated the inevitable downfall of capitalism while still working within the classical tradition from which Marx sprang, did it really matter whether one preserved the labor theory? To one economist, Ian Steedman of the University of Manchester, it clearly did not matter. In Marx after Sraffa (1977), following a number of earlier journal articles, he mounted a slashing attack on the labor theory, arguing that it was totally unsound. Like B6hm-Bawerk, he insisted that Marx had completely failed to derive a realistic account of capitalist prices and wages from his simplified model in Volume I of Capital.