Re: [OPE-L] class struggle as a causal structure

From: glevy@PRATT.EDU
Date: Fri Jan 06 2006 - 15:24:41 EST

> By not
> trying to defer to social reality, as per postmodernism, there is no
> method in principle from which to rationally compare and judge
> different social theories (a point often made themselves by
> postmodernist theorists). In my view, this opens the door to all kinds
> of voluntarism and incommensurable conservations, and ultimately the
> bad practices you mention.

Hi Ian,

I don't know about the opening of doors, but those who walked through
the door and engaged in the forms of praxis that I referred to previously
were not postmodern Marxists.  Instead, they typically identified
themselves as "classical" or "orthodox" Marxists.

In solidarity, Jerry

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.1.5 : Tue Jan 17 2006 - 00:00:01 EST