Reply to Mouzelis
To assess the complex historical experience of what has claimed to be socialism, or efforts in a socialist direction, is an enormous task, which will take a long time, deep digging and hard thinking. It will be enlivened by controversy. Nicos Mouzelis’ reply to my initial bird’s-eye hypothesis is therefore welcome. It is a pity, though, that he, who is a good social scientist, this time has seen his task as an agitprop assignment.
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