On Tue, 8 Dec 1998, Louis Proyect wrote:
> friendly with Levitt, but considers him a co-thinker. The problem is that
> Levitt is a right-wing skunk who presided over a "science wars" conference
> that was funded by the Olin foundation and other right-wingers. Their
> target is not just wooly-headed pomos, but Marxists as well.
While I personally agree with your assessment of Levitt, he himself considers himself a leftist. Not sure exactly what kind. We're on a couple of the same lists, and the next time he claims this, I'll ask.