Idealism cast as the villain?

The left needs to re-examine the early modern and especially to consider the confusion created in the wake of hegel. How to consider the latter is very tricky, but the rigid division of materialism and idealism that arose in reaction to his generation has proven a curse of barrenness and a slavery to scientism and reductionist fundamentalism.
In the final analysis who care about the debate over idealism? It must have made sense in the early nineteenth century when newtonian physics reigned supreme, but it is a very debilitating muddle now for socialists trying to conceive of a new social system. The crude economic categories taken as materialism are a curse on the movement…

Source: The eonic model beyond materialism/idealism – Darwiniana

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