When I studied philosophy at McMaster University, Barry Allen used the phrase ‘taking a long view’ to compliment the kind of philosophy that considers issues in their historical context, through a multi-disciplinary lens, and with an eye to the long term consequences for civilization and the future we hope for. Of course, most philosophy doesn’t take a long view, and the same is true of the discourse about education. Here you will find my critique the popular neoliberal discourse about education and the economy.
I am just beginning my journey as an author and have published at Identity, Education and Power; NPR’s Code Switch; & Teachers Going Gradeless. My writing has been recommended in Data&Society’s newsletter and Audrey Watter’s HEWN (207 & 211).Benjamin Doxtdator