[OPE-L:8441] Re: Re: History

From: Christopher Arthur (cjarthur@waitrose.com)
Date: Wed Feb 05 2003 - 14:27:34 EST

>Re the query relayed by Paul Z in [8430]:
>"We know only a single science, the science of history" (Marx, _The
>German Ideology_,  Progress Publishers, p. 28).
>Solidarity, Jerry
>> "Perhaps you can help me. A long time ago when I was reading something by
>> Marx - or it could have been by Engels - I came across the passage which
>> said; 'History is the only science.' Now I think I know what it means, but
>> I don't know where I read it. I have been rummaging for some time but I
>> can't find it. Do you happen to know where it appears?"

Note also the discussion in 1844 culminating in 'there will be one science'
(CW3 p. 304)
The existing disciplines are at odds because we live in a world of
practical estrangement.
Chris A

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