Chris Doss wrote:
> Oddly enough, the English language also makes possible a useful distinction between "Thought" and
No. You can't say Newton's thought of gravity. "Thoery" is of course acceptable there;, but it is _not_ really acceptable in Theory of Party Organization. And "Thought of Party Organization" is unintelligible.
Now, we solve that simply by using "theory" in several different senses -- a perfectly reasonable solution to most problems of naming -- in all languages. It just happens that in the socialist tradition "science" and "theory" have usually been interpreted in a dogmatic fashion & Marx turned into a positivist thinker, political thought treated as eternal scientific law.