The Problematic Academic

Inaccessibility in academia – particularly regarding the topics of inclusion and bias towards appropriate language – thrives malignantly throughout the disciplines, having little discretion in regards to subject, age,, or background of the individuals involved. Even in philosophy, a subject that deals primarily with how we know and communicate what we know, we find a hierarchy of privilege of “those who get it” and “those who do not.” It is a contest of creating artificial hurdles, in which the “proper academic” – those individuals who know and can recall the proper names for philosophies and the philosophers who promote them, … Continue reading The Problematic Academic