[Marxism] [UCE] Re: Against Economics, Against Rigour – Cold and dark stars

modulus modulus at spiritofcontradiction.eu
Mon May 7 23:44:17 MDT 2018


Isn't this rather contradictory?



>   Similarly, the same phenomenon probably emerges in some sector of
> academia, given that rigour and opacity are a cheap way of signalling
> expertise to institutions in order to justify large salaries.

On one hand, there's the claim that rigour and technicity limit access 
because it's very hard (expensive), and on the other hand that it's a 
cheap way to signal. Far be it from me to say that this notion might 
have benefited from some rigour.




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