All posts by Geoffrey Rockwell

Nussbaum: Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities

The philosopher Martha C. Nussbaum has published a short book titled, Not For Profit: Why Democracy Needs the Humanities.. Princeton University Press has made the first chapter available as a PDF where she sets out the crisis, Radical changes are occurring in what democratic societies teach the young, and these changes have not been well […]

Humanities and Social Sciences Matter | Campaign for the Humanities and Social Sciences in UK Universities

Humanities and Social Sciences Matter is a “campaign to promote and defend world-leading humanities and social science teaching and research in UK universities.” They are running a petition at and have posts summarizing and linking to ideas and events. We believe in Higher Education teaching that is informed by the highest quality research, that […]

Students protest tuition increases around the world

Students are protesting tuition fees around the world. The Guardian reports on the third day of tuition fee hike protests in the UK, Student protesters ignore winter freeze with mass rallies against tuition fees. In Italy students protested the proposed education reforms in more than one city, and in California The New York Times reports […]