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About professoriguana

Professor of Philosophy of Education, Hofstra University, where I teach grad and undergrad courses. Member of the Downtown Philosophy and Education Studio (D-PES), based in NYC. My book "Being and Learning' (Sense) was published the summer of 2012. I am host and producer of the Dead Zone, airing Sundays 6-8pm EST on WRHU.ORG, Radio Hofstra University 88.7FM. I also produce the radio show Black Diamond Discography, which airs sporadically on WMPG, Portland, Maine. I'm also occasionally producing a radio project called "Musings," which will combine music and philosophical talk. Shared files of 'Musings' and 'Black Diamond Discography' can found at archive.org.

The Time and Place of the Threshold Scholar: Heidegger’s ‘in-between’

I was prompted by receiving a message, yesterday, from Formative Justice, that a response had been made to my reflections on the Habita, which I wrote about a year ago, along with many words on what I call the ‘threshold … Continue reading

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Reflections on the Authentica Habita

  After reading Derrida’s ‘The University Without Conditon,’ I started doing something like a genealogy of academic freedom, trying to think about how that mostly forgotten beginning in Bologna has some possibly implications for the way that we think about … Continue reading

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