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Gramsci and the ‘organic’ philospher

April 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Uncategorized

While reading Amartya Sen’s The Idea of Justice, I was pleased to see his references to Gramsci. The passage on all ‘men’ being spontaneous philosophers seems to me to be modestly adapted to all men and women being spontaneous learners. In the following gloss on Gramsci’s idea I will simply substitute ‘learner’ for philosopher. “It […]

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