[OPE-L:5059] Re: Re: Was Marx a Copernican or what?

From: Duncan K. Foley (foleyd@cepa.newschool.edu)
Date: Fri Feb 23 2001 - 23:23:58 EST

I think this is a kind of euphemism for the convenience of students 
from countries where courses in Marx are not welcome on transcripts.


>A short addendum to [OPE-L: 4860]:
>I previously noted a tendency by some to identify Marx with 
>classical political economy. I saw an example of this today: in the 
>current course catalog for the Graduate Faculty of the New School 
>University  there is a course offered in the Economics Department 
>titled simply "Classical Political Economy". Yet, the course 
>description makes it quite clear that the course is *entirely* 
>devoted to Marx's _Capital_ (I guess it is a replacement for the old 
>106-107 sequence). 
>In solidarity, Jerry

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