Shawgi on Eric Fromm

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Wed Nov 29 07:38:17 MST 1995

On Wed, 29 Nov 1995, Chris M. Sciabarra wrote:

> On 29 Nov 1995, Shawgi Tell wrote:
> > Nozick is remarkably wrong.  He does not understand competitive
> > capitalism and monopoly capitalism.  Of course, anarchists have never
> > understood class.  He is about as appealing as the petty-bourgeois little
> > Freudian shit Erich Fromm.
> I, myself, am not persuaded by Nozick's arguments, but he is NO 
> anarchist (his book was a critique of anarchism, and a defense of the 
> minimalist state), and it is not quite correct to say that anarchists lack a 
> class analysis.  Anarchists within Nozick's own camp (of sorts) have 
> presented quite a developed class analysis that makes use of New Left 
> revisionist history, Austrian economic theory, and other disparate 
> theoretical elements.  
> 					- Chris
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> Dr. Chris M. Sciabarra
> Visiting Scholar, NYU Department of Politics
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Chris, I'm not so sure about what you say. As you may know, anarchists 
come in many stripes.  And I still have not seen any serious class 
analysis from these guys (e.g., Nozick).

Shawgi Tell
University at Buffalo
Graduate School of Education

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