Locke, Marx, and Two Theories of Labor

Charles Matthew Rupert | April 25, 2017

“Excellent philosophical essay taking on key mechanisms of economic and social exploitation at their philosophical roots and proposing a strong and precise alternative.”

—Dayna Cunningham

In his first place graduate entry in our Next System Project Essay Competition, Charles Rupert examines the philosophical role of labor in the determination of value, and on this basis, articulates a precise and ambitious recalibration of the relationships between the institutions of property, enterprise, rent, debt, and income. Download the pdf here


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Alexander Riccio | April 25, 2017