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.



On 07/05/2012 11:44, "colin hodson" <> 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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