Re: [OPE-L] why does the debate on the "transformation problem" continue?

From: Paul Cockshott (clyder@GN.APC.ORG)
Date: Sun Mar 25 2007 - 18:08:22 EDT

Quoting Jerry Levy <Gerald_A_Levy@MSN.COM>:

> Good question.   Maybe the debate on the TP is  for Marxists
> the modern equivalent of debates about the quantity of angels
> who can reside on a point of a needle?
> <>
Having checked your reference it appears that these debates
were an early investigation as to whether Angels followed Fermi-Dirac
or Bose-Einstein statistics, and as we now know, the latter
has some pretty damned weird consequences.

Paul Cockshott

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