[OPE-L:7176] Re: Re: fundamentalism

From: Rakesh Bhandari (rakeshb@stanford.edu)
Date: Wed May 15 2002 - 15:32:12 EDT

>I think one of the problems with our communication is that the *focus*
>of our concerns has been different: for Kliman, his _primary
>research focus_ has, to date, been hermeneutic; for many others,
>their primary research focus has been capitalism.  In other words,
>Kliman has been mainly focused on what is essentially a *history of
>political economy question* (i.e. what is the interpretation of Marx's
>quantitative theory that is the most consistent and has the best textual
>evidence when placed in the context of Marx's overall theory?),
>whereas many other Marxists are focused on comprehending and
>struggling against the dynamics of  capitalism.

Jerry, see

I think you should retract your implict claim that Kliman is not 
focused on comprehending and struggling against the dynamics of 


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