"Il campeggio e la società".

Mondoperaio, 3(2011 )- Symposium (Dossier) on G. A. Cohen, "Why Not Socialism?"

The short piece provides a critical reconstruction of G. A. Cohen's "Why Not Socialism", arguing that there are important disanalogies between his camping trip thought experiment and society. The piece claims that 1) there are issues of desirability proper (and not only of feasibility) related to the application of "camping trip socialism" to society, which Cohen overlooks, 2) Cohen's socialism is distant both from orthodox Marxism and liberal socialism, and surprisingly close to utopian and anarco-socialism.

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