Thanks to all who have written with advice concerning the publication of
on marxists.org <http://marxists.org>. As you will see, I have taken your
advice and written to them directly. I was
laboring under the assumption that Nate and Michael had something to do with
and appreciate the re-education.
Thanks to David for reminding me to contact Larry Erlbaum about getting a
differential rate for
subscribers from less affluent countries. I had planned to talk with Larry
at meetings I attended
a few weeks ago, but spent too little time at them to catch up with him. I
have written and will
follow up with a phone call.
That there are contradictions in capitalist modes of production, including
publication and academic life is certainly true. That there are
contradictions in all other forms of social life, including those
advocated by Marx is, I believe, equally true.
Meantime, I have printed out the Hegel and appreciate greatly the associated
discussion, even as I await further discussion of the issue of
generalization in mathematics.
On 5/2/05, Wolff-Michael Roth <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> This is an interesting issue, of course, as it would seem that the
> spirit of marxists.org <http://marxists.org> is to make important works
> (part of them) widely
> available. It is in the spirit of open access, which has always
> characterized Marxism. The contradiction is, of course, that somehow
> one has to have procedures in place that make the collective cover the
> cost of such ventures rather than the individual. There should of
> course be an agreement with the author/translator/editor for doing so.
> Personally, I have appreciated being able to access a number of books
> and texts on marxists.org <http://marxists.org>.
> On 2-May-05, at 8:38 AM, Mike Cole wrote:
> > Nate and Andy--
> > This morning I was reminded of a request I had made to Nate some time
> > back
> > and note received a reply.
> > At present, Karl Levitin and I, at several thousand dollars of
> > personal expense, are
> > re-publishing the Luria autobiography with added material including
> > a DVD set of
> > interviews. Without any request, you folks are publishing this book
> > on marxists.com <http://marxists.com>.
> > I asked that the unauthorized reproduction end in the hopes that we
> > might recover our
> > costs. Profits are spent promoting the ideas of the
> > cultural-historical school.
> > I assume you have a well worked out rationale for your right to copy
> > and print the products
> > of other people's labor. Seems like a fine topic for discussion here
> > on xmca.
> > mike
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: xxx.student.uit.no <http://xxx.student.uit.no> who-is-at
> xxx.student.uit.no <http://xxx.student.uit.no>>
> > Date: May 2, 2005 2:28 AM
> > Subject: luria
> > To: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Dear mr.Cole/andy(this e-mail has been sent to both the author and the
> > sitemaster).
> > I`m a first year student at the university of Tromsų in Norway,
> > writing a
> > biography of Alexander R. Luria. In my search for sources I found some
> > of
> > your writings about him. They were really helpfull, and I understand
> > that
> > your relationship to him must be quite rear.
> > Just one thing:
> > On the website: http://www.marxists.org/archive/luria/comments/bio.htm
> > I`d
> > find yor article, Biography: A brief overview of Luria`s life and
> > work. I
> > took this in use, but couldn`t find the date of publish, which I need
> > for
> > my references, according to APA-style.
> > Could you please help me out on that one?
> > Yours sincerly
> > Frtihjof Eide Fjeldstad
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