[OPE-L:5724] Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: why are we on this list?

From: Ajit Sinha (ajitsinha@lbsnaa.ernet.in)
Date: Fri Jun 01 2001 - 05:33:40 EDT

Rakesh Narpat Bhandari wrote:

> >On Thu, 31 May 2001, Rakesh Narpat Bhandari wrote:
> so Allin what's your point? marxists have been forced to respond to a
> critique which does not even apply to them while those who were the
> actual target are allowed to maintain their academic respectability
> while ignoring it (blaug however thinks a purely logical critique
> without any proven empirical relevance can and should be ignored,
> right)? since the mainstream economists don't find any positive worth
> in neo ricardianism, why do they keep them around other than to
> hassle marxists out of the academy--like Steve, Gil, Gary and Ajit
> are doing?
> isn't this what Andrew's debate about the RRPE was all about?


No! It was about a member of the editorial board tried to get his junk
published in the journal through intimidation that did not work. That's all.
What we do is called quality control. Cheers, ajit sinha

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