Category Archives: thinkers

Progress as a trap.

Craig Bennett is the Chief Executive of Friends of the Earth UK. Last night (11/2/2016) he gave a lecture at Manchester Business School, “What is Progress: how are we doing and where next?” It was an interesting topic for a … Continue reading

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Liberation and living well

This week I’ve been busy in two distinct areas of “scholarly activism”.  At first sight they might seem very disparate, but I think they are part of the same overall project. On Monday, the Steady State Manchester collective, of which … Continue reading

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Habermas and the Pit

This might be the first of an occasional series of mini summaries of the work of influential thinkers. First:  Jurgen Habermas Good on: Concept of legitimation crisis. Recognition that there are distinct knowledge paradigms – corresponding to different human interests … Continue reading

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