Rakesh on Turn To The Right (Our "Problem" with Liberalism)

jwalker jwalker at email.unc.edu
Wed Jul 26 20:40:50 MDT 1995

On Wed, 26 Jul 1995, jones/bhandari wrote:

> John, was your inclusion of my name on the post-header an attempt to coopt
> me, to show me the virtues of the Liberal promulgation of the
> individual(ism)?  Well, it worked.

Haha, all is going according to plan!  I am drawing Rakesh slowly but
steadily into the swirling vortex of bourgeois liberal abstract atomistic
rational nontuistic ahistorical maximizing empty formal rights-centered
individualism.  And other bad things.

But seriously...

> To some extent. I think that what I would like to do at some point is study
> Christopher Caudwell's thinking on bourgois liberty and compare it to some
> of today's radical-marxist positions, e.g., Alan Gilbert's Democratic
> Individuality and Peter Osborne, ed. Socialism and the Limits of
> Liberalism.

Thanks for the references.  I'll see if I can lay hands on the books and
read them in my copious free time.  An dI'll get back to the thread after
reading Leo's post...

John D. Walker
jwalker at email.unc.edu

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