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rjw  ·  1168 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski's intermittent, inconsistent, posted whenever, by whoever, bookthread

Oh god, the sass is strong. "Bourgeois economists" and so on. What page are you on? I'm at about page 800. Still haven't really read any accompanying material. I feel like it's almost entirely going over my head.

keifermiller  ·  1167 days ago  ·  link  ·  

I'm on page 308 of the Fowkes translation, although I've read considerably more pages than that if you count the ones I've reread. :)

I definitely understand the feeling that it is going right over. I already know I'm going to end up rereading this fucker at some point. I've read a couple of different discourses / texts on dialectics from Marxists at this point, but to be honest, I don't really feel like they've helped me. A lot of the time I find I realize I've lost the contradictions he was working with and end up having to go back.