“The members of the Institute in America, gradually through the 1930s, though many of them remained writing in German, shifted their focus from Critical Theory about German society, destructive criticism about every aspect of that society, to Critical Theory directed toward American society . 4,074 more words
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“The 12th Century marks the period when the institutions that replaced the European academic institutions — the episcopal schools attached to the cathedrals and the monastic schools that had survived the Dark Ages, after barbarians had savaged the Greco-Roman world attained their highest degree of influence and reputation . 4,461 more words
I posted the following thought on Facebook, and got a few adverse comments.
“This A.M. I found Herbert Marcuse’s notorious essay on repressive tolerance, which I read years ago. 571 more words
BY STEVE MUMME
This guest post is by Steve Mumme of the Colorado Conference.
Knowledgeable observers of the higher education landscape will have noticed the dilemma that university presidents now suffer in the face of the Trump administration’s recent executive orders banning travel from seven predominantly Muslim nations. 970 more words
“In the medium of technology, culture, politics, and the economy merge into an omnipresent system which swallows up or repulses all alternatives. The productivity and growth potential of this system stabilize the society and contain technical progress within the framework of domination. 18 more words