[OPE-L:2873] Re: Re: Re: positing of presuppositions, or the "scorecard" revisited

From: riccardo bellofiore (bellofio@cisi.unito.it)
Date: Tue Apr 18 2000 - 13:53:25 EDT

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At 14:26 +0100 13-04-2000, Andrew_Kliman wrote:
>Re OPE-L 2815:
>Postone writes: "What appears as an 'a priori construction' is a mdoe of
>argument intended
>to be adequate to its own historical specificity. ... The point of he
>departure ... is validated retoractively by the argument as it unfolds,
>by its ability to explain the developmental tendencies of capitaism, and
>by its ability to account for the phenomena that apparently contradict
>the validity of the initital categories."
>I think this is right.

I agree with Andrew (and Postone).


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