I guess Rakesh or Mattick Jr. are talking about the ethnology or structures of economists. I don't know. The structure of bourgeois economists reproduces itself, including its contradictions. I would expect that the structure of the classical economists (Smith and Ricardo) was modified in neo-classical structure because of the intervention of Marxist structure. :>)
>>> Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> 03/11/99 07:04PM >>>
Rakesh Bhandari wrote:
>By the way, I have quoted from Mattick Jr's book Social Knowledge on the
>need for an anthropological investigation of the discourse of economics as
>conceptually incoherent, internally contradictory, and empirically
>disconfirmed but still so vital in the reproduction of a certain form of
>social life that its absurdity is systematically not questioned.
Yes, someone should definitely do this. Any volunteers here?