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About professoriguana

Professor of Philosophy of Education, Hofstra University, where I teach grad and undergrad courses. Member of the Downtown Philosophy and Education Studio (D-PES), based in NYC. My book "Being and Learning' (Sense) was published the summer of 2012. I am host and producer of the Dead Zone, airing Sundays 6-8pm EST on WRHU.ORG, Radio Hofstra University 88.7FM. I also produce the radio show Black Diamond Discography, which airs sporadically on WMPG, Portland, Maine. I'm also occasionally producing a radio project called "Musings," which will combine music and philosophical talk. Shared files of 'Musings' and 'Black Diamond Discography' can found at

The Time and Place of the Threshold Scholar: Heidegger’s ‘in-between’

I was prompted by receiving a message, yesterday, from Formative Justice, that a response had been made to my reflections on the Habita, which I wrote about a year ago, along with many words on what I call the ‘threshold … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Authentica Habita

  After reading Derrida’s ‘The University Without Conditon,’ I started doing something like a genealogy of academic freedom, trying to think about how that mostly forgotten beginning in Bologna has some possibly implications for the way that we think about … Continue reading

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