[Marxism] The Brenner thesis and L* P*

rrubinelli rrubinelli at earthlink.net
Mon Oct 31 19:39:10 MST 2005

In this case, it isn't the critics of Brenner, it's the happy
capitalists, the Panglossian marketeers, arguing that capitalism is the
most perfect, the most natural condition, the "goal" to which all human
beings would naturally strive toward.

Try historical specificity.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Charles Brown" <cbrown at michiganlegal.org>
To: <marxism at lists.econ.utah.edu>
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2005 6:25 PM
Subject: [Marxism] The Brenner thesis and L* P*

> Could y'all elaborate on the difference between "historicity of
> and capitalism "naturally" emerging ?
> Does "naturally" mean biologically ?
> If so, critics of Brenner don't explain the emergence of capitalism by
> biology. They explain it by a different historicity.  Brenner's thesis
> not uniquely historicizing.  Marx's thesis historicizes the origin of
> capitalism too. Marx is famous for that.

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