Marxism and the Philosophy of Science

Louis Proyect lnp3 at
Sun Apr 14 13:06:47 MDT 2002

On Sun, 14 Apr 2002 20:48:13 +0200, Jurriaan Bendien wrote:
>What Louis calls an attempt to "integrate
>scientific research into the  overall
>revolutionary project" was in fact the first
>step towards the  bureaucratisation of Soviet
>science, through the imposition of a
>metaphysical theory on scientific practice.

The bureaucracy in the USSR was a function of social backwardness,
not government policy. In fact, the notion of scientific
"independence" is a bourgeois myth.

Louis Proyect, lnp3 at on 04/14/2002

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