[OPE-L:4401] Re: Re: growth rates

From: Rakesh Narpat Bhandari (rakeshb@Stanford.EDU)
Date: Wed Nov 01 2000 - 12:53:36 EST

re Paul Z's 4398

>>  underestimation of the catastrophes which capitalist development
>>  promises (still one of the great critiques of such revisionism is
>>  Gyorgy Lukacs' essay on the Marxism of Rosa Luxemburg).
>Why would Lukac be more relevant the Luxemburg herself?

He's not as you rightly suggest. What did you think of Mattick Sr's 
essay on Lenin and Luxemburg? By the way, there is a very stimulating 
analysis of Lukacs in Meszaros last tome.

>In any case, your
>basic argumentation is well-taken except I would have focused more
>explicitly on "accumulation of capital" (extended reproduction).  One
>could then get into what "accumulation" means more precisely in theory
>and practice.

As of course you have done.

best, rakesh

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