[Marxism] On Marx and 'Marxism'

Daniel Rocha danieldiniz at gmail.com
Tue May 14 11:57:48 MDT 2013


And Marx did not have experience with real world industrial and financial
capitalism. How can you expect the greatest possible criticism without the
help of someone who actually knew business?


2013/5/14 james pitman <marinercarpentry at gmail.com>

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> Amongst other things, Engels managed to add evolutionism, incorrect
> hisctoricisation of value, oversaw a very dubious translation of
> Capital [Aveling/ Moore] and over-emphasised the Marx-Hegel
> relationship in order to capitalise on the erstwhile philosophers
> larger reputation to help Marx's books sell.
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> Jamie.
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> On 14 May 2013 14:34, Angelus Novus <fuerdenkommunismus at yahoo.com> wrote:
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> > Shane Mage wrote:
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> >> To which I reply: there is *no* "Marx." There is "*Marx and Engels*"
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> > It's cute how you think adding a second person to the equation is
> supposed to make Marx's oeuvre *less* discontinuous, rather than moreso!
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> >> Academics squirreling through a pile of unpublished notes
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> > See, this is the religious attitude I'm talking about.  To you,
> npublished manuscripts (i.e. those manuscripts known to as today as
> "Capital Vol. II and III") are perfectly authoritative as long as they're
> used to justify dubious notions like FROP (or whatever piece of orthodoxy
> one is defending), but as soon as a manuscript comes along that contradicts
> orthodoxy, then it's just mere "unpublished notes."
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> > You can't have it both ways.
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