Real Abstraction

The Marxian conception of Real Abstraction can be found all over the place; for example, in Simmel[1], Sohn-Rethel[2], Adorno[3], Toscano[4] and more generally, scattered throughout critical theory. Marx wrote: Within the value-relation and the value expression included in it, the abstractly general accounts not as a property of the concrete, sensibly real; but on the