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GegenStandpunkt

GegenStandpunkt – Some Humble Suppositions about the Hypothesis

In the institutions that are supposedly concerned with knowledge, education and research, the following often happens: You walk in and you have a beautiful theory. What notice are you being given? "No way, that was just a hypothesis." Fine! Man is capable of learning. The next time he goes in and tells anyone who wants to know that he has a hypothesis. In fact, of course, he still has his theory. Should one conclude from this that hypotheses have something to do with science?

GegenStandpunkt – Are Duties Reasonable?

This question is indignantly rejected by ethics teachers. They are not asking whether there are reasonable grounds for morality and ethical behaviour, but what they might be. Some representatives of this discipline even think that reason and morality are the same anyway. On the other hand, it is no secret that duty - what one should or must do - is obviously not the same as what one wants of one's own accord. It is only for this reason that there is the problem of having to justify duties first; but that is precisely why this always fails.

Critique of Bourgeois Science - Microeconomics: From the Explanation of Value to the Invention of Marginal Utility up to the Mathematical Praise of the Market - GegenStandpunkt

Critique of Bourgeois Science - Microeconomics: From the Explanation of Value to

This critique by the German Marxist group GegenStandpunkt traces back the logical errors that marginalism allows itself in its reasoning, and shows how its tautologies become increasingly crass in the development from the theories of Menger, Jevons and Walras up to later concepts such as indifference curves.