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Knowledge, spirit, law: book 1: radical scholarship

Keeney, Gavin 2015, Knowledge, spirit, law: book 1: radical scholarship, Punctum Books, Goleta, Calif..


Title Knowledge, spirit, law: book 1: radical scholarship
Author(s) Keeney, Gavin
Publication date 2015
Series Knowledge, Spirit, Law
Total pages 234
Publisher Punctum Books
Place of Publication Goleta, Calif.
Summary Knowledge, Spirit, Law is a de facto phenomenology of scholarship in the age of neoliberal capitalism. The eleven essays (plus Appendices) in Book 1: Radical Scholarship cover topics and circle themes related to the problems and crises specific to neoliberal academia, while proposing creative paths around the various obstructions. The obstructions include metrics-obsessed academia, circular and incestuous peer review, digitalization of research as stalking horse for text- and data-mining, and violation by global corporate fiat of Intellectual Property and the Moral Rights of Authors. These issues, while addressed obliquely in the main text, definitively inform the various proscriptive aspects of the essays and, via the Introduction and Appendices, underscore the necessity of developing new-old means to no obvious end in the production of knowledge — that is to say, a return to forms of non-instrumentalized intellectual inquiry. To be developed in two concurrent volumes, Knowledge, Spirit, Law will serve as a “moving and/or shifting anthology” of new forms of expression in humanistic studies. Book 2: The Anti-Capitalist Sublime will be published in Autumn 2016.
ISBN 9780692558447
Language eng
Field of Research 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970116 Expanding Knowledge through Studies of Human Society
HERDC Research category A2.1 Authored - other
ERA Research output type A Book
Copyright notice ©2015, Punctum Books
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