Socratics and Anti-Socratics: The Status of Expertise, Robert Frodeman « Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

Author Information: Robert Frodeman, University of North Texas, Robert.Frodeman@unt.edu Frodeman, Robert. “Socratics and Anti-Socratics: The Status of Expertise.” Social Epistemology Re…

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Twelve Questions on Transhumanism’s Place in the Western Philosophical Tradition « Social Epistemology Review and Reply Collective

The following are a set of questions concerning the place of transhumanism in the Western philosophical tradition that Robert Frodeman’s Philosophy 5250 class at the University of North Texas posed…

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The Great Mistake: Universities are Caught in a Privatization Trap

Chris Newfield has an essay out in IHE that summarizes his new book. You can find it here.

Excerpt: “In short, the public university’s first private-sector lesson is that private funding serves the public interest as well as public funding. And the logical response is, great, let the public interest be defined by what the private consumer is willing to pay.

The second post-public principle is that the value of knowledge is its market value and can be measured as a return on investment.”