[OPE-L:3595] Re: Heinz Lubasz on Aristotle

From: Paul Cockshott (clyder@gn.apc.org)
Date: Fri Aug 04 2000 - 17:55:46 EDT

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At 17:19 04/08/00 -0400, ope-l@galaxy.csuchico.edu wrote:
>Hi this is a request for help.
>Does anyone have a copy of Heinz Lubasz's "The Aristotlean Dimension in
>Marx" London Times Higher Education Supplement (April 1, 1977).
>I can't find it in the library here.
>Lubasz argues here that "Marx's debt to Aristotle...remained a decisive
>one, so decisive, I think, that one cannot really understand Marx's work
>without taking this Aristotlean dimension into account."
>Moreover, Lubasz seems to focus on what Marx learned from Aristotle in
>temrs of logic and scientific investigation, not so much ethics and
>I had just reached this conclusion in the course of discussion a couple of
>months ago, and am eager to read this piece.
>If anyone happens to have this essay in a file somewhere, please contact
>thank you, Rakesh

I think that Marx's class analysis also is heavily influenced
by the clarity of Aristotles analysis of class.
Paul Cockshott (clyder@gn.apc.org)

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