File spoon-archives/marxism2.archive/marxism2_1996/96-04-30.191, message 123


Date: Thu, 25 Apr 1996 10:09:49 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Re: Marxism As Class Struggle



I myself see nothing wrong with this, Peter, but what do you think of
Wright, Levine, and Sober's critique of it in Reconstructing Marxism?

--Justin

On Wed, 24 Apr 1996 PBurns-AT-lmumail.lmu.edu wrote:

>   Re notions like "relative autonomy" and 
>   "centrality" and "determination" in relation to 
>   class and class struggle: what's wrong with just 
>   holding that the categories of class are more 
>   important than other explanatory categories, a) 
>   because in the long run they explain more social 
>   phenomena than other categories, and b) because 
>   where social phenomena have multiple 
>   explanations, class factors typically, though 
>   not always, carry greater explanatory weight 
>   than other factors?
>   
>   Peter
>   pburns-AT-lmumail.lmu.edu  
> 
> 
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