New biography of Marx

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at
Sun Sep 26 14:20:25 MDT 1999

>The more relevant question is whether
>these sorts of racial comments ever found their way into their public
>output. Compare them to Kant, for instance, whose classes at the university
>were peppered by remarks about the inferiority of non-Europeans. I think
>the worst instance of this sort of thing in the entire Marx-Engels body of
>written work is Engels' reference to "Kaffirs" in the "Origins of the Family".
>Louis Proyect

I generally agree with Lou here, but homophobia did show itself in the
"Origins of the Family."


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