Re: [OPE-L] Incoherence of the TSSI - consensus?

From: Fred Moseley (fmoseley@MTHOLYOKE.EDU)
Date: Sat Oct 20 2007 - 16:08:36 EDT

Quoting Rakesh Bhandari <bhandari@BERKELEY.EDU>:

> [Since most of my own work is about how
>> capitalism actually works, engaging with the TSSI is singularly
>> frustrating.]
> Simon,
> I think this underestimates the importance of not only your theoretical
> work (entries to Dictionary of Marxist thought, provocative and often
> profound piece on money), it also understimates the importance of  the
> empirical work of Freeman (contribution to quantitative marxism, critique
> of Brenner, general empirical overview work) and Carchedi (two books,
> several articles).
> I do think however that both you and TSSI may have missed the importance
> of the philosophical work of Ilyenkov...

Hi Rakesh, welcome back to the list.

What do you think was the importance of Ilyenkov?


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