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Theodor Adorno on philosophy‬, academia and the market

Theodor W. Adorno:

“Out of piety, laziness, and calculation, ‪‎philosophy‬ continues to muddle through in an ever narrower academic framework, and even there, it is increasingly being replaced with organized tautology.

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Zygmunt Bauman: "Sociologizing makes sense only in as far as it helps humanity."

Zygmunt Bauman:

“…Sociologizing makes sense only in as far as it helps humanity.”

in: Beilharz, Peter. 2001. The Bauman Reader. Oxford: Blackwell. (p. 335)

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"Neoliberalism’s War on Higher Education": how modes of material and symbolic violence undermine public pedagogy and commitment to democracy

This important and accessible book is about how policies and modes of material and symbolic violence radically reshape the mission and practice of higher education and its institutions, short-changing a young generation suffering from – and coping with – precarity. 149 more words

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