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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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Jacques Barzun, A Return Engagement

Maxine McClintock For 32 years, Maxine McClintock has taught history to students in public and private high schools and college, most recently from 1990 to 2006 to juniors and seniors at the Trinity School in New York City. Currently, she … Continue reading

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Readings—A Proposal

In “Adventures in Horizontal Education,” Travis Mushett opens up an interesting challenge, how to create alternative educational occasions for serious study that flourish outside of the normal academic structures—dynamic, non-hierarchical, and responsive to the interests of participants. Let’s hypothesize that … Continue reading

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Clueless—1

Power-Speak on Public Schooling This blog entry starts an effort to critique neo-liberal programs of educational reform through a close reading and commentary on “U.S. Education Reform and National Security,” recently released by the Council on Foreign Relations. The entire … Continue reading

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Contributors to this blog examine formative justice in contemporary life and culture. We seek to clarify the concept of formative justice and with it, to sharpen awareness of how people pursue their aspirations in personal and public life. What is … Continue reading

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