[A-List] The Age of Materialism Is Over
james.irldaly at ntlworld.com
Tue Aug 21 08:40:02 MDT 2007
On 21/08/2007 00:48:31, Carrol Cox (cbcox at ilstu.edu) wrote:
> james daly wrote:
> O.K. I was indirectly familiar with Tucker, and now I remember seeing
> references to Wood, but the bare listing of Tucker & Wood
> didn't ring
> > I couldn't quantify the Marxists influenced by
> Wood especially, but my
> > impression is that they are many, including some on LBO talk.
> > Here's one who isn't -- --
> > Re: [lbo-talk] Marx and Justice
> > [clip]
> > And so on. _Marx, Justice, and History_ was edited by Marshall Cohen,
> > Nagel, and Thomas Scanlon. The edition I have is from 1980, Princeton U.
> > press. I think Husami effectively demolishes
> Wood's and any subsequent
> > argument that Marx didn't consider capitalism
> unjust, or that there wasn't a
> > sense of justice underlying Marx's
> vision of a future society.
> > *******************
> > Where do you stand, Carrol?
> I think it is a false question and an empty argument. Capitalism is
> neither just nor unjust, it just is. Arguing about whether it posesses
> this or that metaphysical attribute is beside
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