thanks should have been more careful. I find it difficult to keep clear what was Feurebach and what was Engels when he was tearing into him too. With sloppiness I quoted Engels from a note I had made then got twitchy and checked and then started thumbing through and noticed the cat but he was a bit of a cheshire one it seems - which is not to blame the cat.
On 24/02/2013, at 1:02 PM, Carrol Cox wrote:
>> I checked Engels on class morality and discovered he thought the cat an
>> creature - probably best not raised on an Eliot list.
>> cheers Pete
> It was -Dühring who offered The Cat as an image of evil. Engels was mocking
> Dühring (near the end of _Anti-Dühring_.
> Engels was limited in comparison to Marx, but I would prefer Fred to Karl
> as a roommate. ;->
> And thinking of great men and their women: I believe Einstein was rather
> unkind to his first wife.