An addendum to our previous post - immaterial labor as epiphenomena

This quote from Giles Gunn's Thinking Across the American Grain: Ideology, Intellect, and the New Pragmatism provides another lens through which to view our concern about theory that takes itself to be the horizon of thought, that fails to properly historicize itself:

"Theory of this sort is always in danger of reifying itself - or, what amounts to the same thing, of treating everything it touches as mere epiphenomena of its own idioms. [emphasis ours]"