Re: [OPE-L] Derrida's ghosts

From: Allin Cottrell (cottrell@WFU.EDU)
Date: Fri Oct 28 2005 - 22:32:57 EDT

On Fri, 28 Oct 2005, Rakesh Bhandari wrote:

>> On the other hand, acquiring the knack of writing in
>> this style is much easier than acquiring a good working knowledge of
>> a (any) scientific discipline, so it's an easier entree to getting
>> recognition and publishing your work.
> Isn't that what real scientists say about economists?

Economists are not immune to this sort of criticism; neither are
Marxists.  Sadly, the ability to spout a sort of fluent Marxese is
sometimes valued above innovative theory or empirical work.


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