[Marxism] LRB review of Sperber bio of Karl Marx

james pitman marinercarpentry at gmail.com
Fri May 17 08:18:55 MDT 2013


Marx's encouragement isn't synonymous with intellectual agreement is
it Einde? And Engels omitted Marx's contribution from the 1st edition.

Jamie.

On 17 May 2013 07:41, Einde O'Callaghan <eindeoc at freenet.de> wrote:
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> On 17.05.2013 00:34, Louis Proyect wrote:
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>> Marx died on 14 March 1883, 15 months after the death of his wife,
>> Jenny. He had just returned from a journey that took him to Algiers,
>> southern France and the Isle of Wight in search of a milder climate that
>> would mitigate the late-onset symptoms of the tuberculosis from which
>> his father suffered. Both in his funeral eulogy and his subsequent
>> writings, most notably the Anti-Dühring, Engels created a positivistic
>> image of Marx as a scientific socialist that was accepted by the mass
>> labour movements which emerged in the 1890s.
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> IIRC Anti-Dühring was published before Marx's death with Marx's
> encouragement and Marx even wrote the section on the economy. So for this
> reviewer: FAIL!
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