marxism

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Tue Sep 13 08:32:01 MDT 1994



On Tue, 13 Sep 1994, Philip Goldstein wrote:

>         I would resume the discussion of Marxists in academia, but the
> last discussion ended up in a debate about whether or not statistics are
> inherently biased, a discouraging result considering that the discussion
> really raises issues, I think, about the status of intellectuals in our
> contemporary culture.


Ah that Gayatri Spivak ploy - "if I were going to talk about X, I would
say." So you've brought it up, even with a negative sign in front of it.
So what is the status of intellectuals in contemporary culture?

Doug

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