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Re: <nettime> Edufactory & Debt Deptt: Alex Gavic is our hero!
Murray Simpson on Mon, 7 May 2012 20:43:59 +0200 (CEST)


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Re: <nettime> Edufactory & Debt Deptt: Alex Gavic is our hero!


"Not more likely" or perhaps just "not more than likely"?  I'm not ready
to feel quite that depressed about the potential of universities.

Best

Murray

On 07/05/2012 11:44, "colin hodson" <colinhodson {AT} gmail.com> wrote:

>Hi Marc,
>
>I agree, 'critical thinking' is not more likely to occur in these
>institutions. But I do think a lot of people are not only exposed to
>critical theory via university (often for the first time), but are forced
>to engage with it via essays and discussion where an independent reader
>might be left much more to their own devices. It might just be my
>experience, but without a big dose of it for a few years, and having
>friends with a college experience of the same stuff for me to reflect my
>thought off of, I would be much less versed in it than I am now.

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