Seven Types of Obloquy: Travesties of Marxism

  title={Seven Types of Obloquy: Travesties of Marxism},
  author={N. Geras},
  journal={Socialist Register},
  • N. Geras
  • Published 1990
  • Sociology
  • Socialist Register
One comes across the strangest arguments these days. If you happen to be interested in Marxist thought, whether as history of ideas or as ideas of history, you find yourself quite regularly surprised. You may find yourself startled even, at the character of some of what you encounter. I offer here a modest compilation of examples, with accompanying critical commentary. The principles governing the compilation are few. Examples are all from writers of the Left and from writings of the 1980s… Expand
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