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Old 04-01-2019, 07:42 AM   #17521 (permalink)
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Old 04-01-2019, 08:20 AM   #17522 (permalink)
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So...why not have philosophers from Africa and wherever else included along with usual ones...why remove anyone?

The Telegraph - University students demand philosophers such as Plato and Kant are removed from syllabus because they are white
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Old 04-01-2019, 08:44 AM   #17523 (permalink)
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TFW that's already their approach but journalists know that accurate reporting won't get them anti-academia outrage clicks

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When the report came out that we were trying to take white men off the table, it was just bewildering because we had no intention of doing that. Our courses are intimately engaged with European thought. We’re not trying to exclude European thinkers. We’re trying to desacralise European thinkers, stopping them from being treated as unquestionable. What we are doing is quite reasonable.
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Old 04-01-2019, 08:48 AM   #17524 (permalink)
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The student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) insists that when studying philosophy “the majority of philosophers on our courses” should be from Africa and Asia.
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Quite an ironic exposure of reactionary outrage culture.
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America could face a major avocado shortage if Trump shuts down the southern border

Finally something good will come of Trump's policies. I bet they'll still find a way to put nasty green **** in my food though.
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Old 04-02-2019, 09:46 AM   #17528 (permalink)
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Saw this when I clicked your link.

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