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What is not meant by fetish:. ww. ww. The table as use-value and as commodity. As a use-value, a table is simply a table: as a material object, it can be used for various purposes (to eat or write on, as firewood, etc.). As a commodity, the table becomes «mysterious» …. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • What is not meant by fetish:

  • The table as use-value and as commodityAs a use-value, a table is simply a table: as a material object, it can be used for various purposes (to eat or write on, as firewood, etc.).As a commodity, the table becomes mysterious

  • The enigma of the commodity form

  • The solution of the enigma ...

  • Private independent producers

  • The total labour of societyThe private producers A, B, C, D, and E produce the products a, b, c, d, e, which are to be exchanged on the market as commodities.e and d are not exchanged. The labour expended on them is not part of the total labour of society. a, b and c are exchanged. The labour expended upon them becomes part of the total labour of society, and has the character of abstract labour.

  • Social relations between things material relations between people

  • Agency and consciousness

  • Reification and naturalization

  • Examples of naturalizationThat which is only valid for this particular form of production appears to those caught up in the relations of commodity production (p. 167) as natural, trans-historical and final:Product of labourRelations between peopleConcrete useful labourCommodityRelations between thingsAbstract human labour

    In every societyOnly in commodity production>>>

  • Things that control them

  • Association of free men

  • Critique of political economy I

  • Critique of political economy II