Bacon & Identity-- Homer, Sophocles, Plato

rc-am rcollins at
Tue Feb 16 21:32:31 PST 1999

>But let me return to underline Yoshie's point that any understanding
>of history that saw capitalism as somehow always "there," straining
>to burst the fetters as it were, would also lead towards seeing
>capitalism as an eternal expression of an eternal human necessity.
>was Adam Smith's assumption. Under the tender exterior of Odysseus
>beat the capitalist heart of gold.

which raises the question of whether or not marxism is a teleology, or better: whether or not marxism is possible without being a teleological.


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