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expedient reconciliations

Marx on vulgar economics: “In France and in England the bourgeoisie had conquered political power…It sounded the knell of scientific bourgeois economy. It was thenceforth no longer a question, whether this theorem or that was true, but whether it was … Continue reading

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epistemological privilege

I have very mixed feelings about assigning epistemological privilege to social-economic groups or classes. Technically speaking, I simply disagree. In practice it has an element of truth. As a social scientist, I think it is theoretically possible -if sometimes tricky … Continue reading

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