Marx’s relativism

Commenting on my previous post, Mark Hudson wrote: You’ll have to plug me in to where Marx implies that “the truth or falseness of knowledge depends on the knower’s position in social relations.” This is something I’d like to follow up on. A brief but highly technical discussion of this point appears in my article…

What the heck am I doing?

As an academic sociologist I work in an institution and a discipline which assume a fundamental separation between the activity of producing knowledge about the social world and the practical struggles which make up that world, and I do not believe in that separation.