A reading list for Anthony

Lou Paulsen wwchi at SPAMenteract.com
Sat Nov 25 10:19:26 MST 2000




-----Original Message-----
From: Yoshie Furuhashi <furuhashi.1 at osu.edu>


Lou wrote:
>>..all of these characters are deeply into
>>"stagist" Marxism that systematically excludes the 'combined and uneven
>>development' that was a hallmark of Trotsky's thinking and which is
>>ultimately rooted in Marx's own writings, particularly with respect to the
>>German revolution.
>
>Why do you think that there is an organic relation between Analytical
>Marxism and "stagist" Marxism?  BTW, isn't "stagism" of the CP
>variety precisely what Trotsky opposed?  What is the content of
>"stagist Marxism" -- ultimately rooted in Marx's own writings, you
>say -- under which you assert that we must subsume the CPs,
>Trotskyism, & Analytical Marxism?


No, Yoshie, you're not parsing that the way Lou intended.  He means that:
"Stagist Marxism" excludes
   'combined and uneven development'
         that was a hallmark of Trotsky's thinking
         and is ultimately rooted in Marx's own writings.

Lou Paulsen








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