OPE-L Donald Sassoon interviews Marx

From: Rakesh Bhandari (rakeshb@STANFORD.EDU)
Date: Thu Oct 30 2003 - 12:48:19 EST

>DS: How about John Stuart Mill?
>KM He was a well-meaning plagiarist and somewhat touching in his
>exertion to reconcile the irreconcilable, and he is still read by
>second-rate minds at Oxford or Yale; but has anyone heard of him in
>Peoria, Illinois, not to speak of Pyongyang?
>DS Are there no great bourgeois thinkers?
>KM Of course there are. And I punctiliously paid my respects to them.
>But today few of my enemies bother reading Adam Smith or David
>Ricardo. And great scholars like Tschernyschewsky are now forgotten.

Has anyone read Tschernyschewsky's critique of John Stuart Mill?

Yours, Rakesh

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