More about that relativ

Doug Henwood dhenwood at
Tue Oct 4 07:38:47 MDT 1994

All the people listed had/have audiences well beyond the academy. How
many modern academics do, or even aspire to do?


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On Tue, 4 Oct 1994, Philip Goldstein wrote:

> 	Chris Connery writes that "I generally agree with Paul Cockshott
> when he writes that
> "I can not think of any conjuncture in which academics have posed a
> serious threat to the established order."
> 	How about these academics: Georg Lukacs, who studied with Max
> Weber; and Louis Althusser, who studied with Canguilhem and other French
> academics? Antonio Gramsci was not an academic, but he studied with the
> Italian philosopher Benedetto Croce. Angela Davis is an academic who
> studied with Herbert Marcuse, I think. What about Cornel West at
> Princeton? Should I keep listing them?
> Philip Goldstein


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