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Ivan Illich

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Ivan Illich


Born
in Vienna, Austria
September 04, 1926

Died
December 02, 2002

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Ivan Illich was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest and critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture and their effects of the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use, and economic development.

Average rating: 4.02 · 5,421 ratings · 634 reviews · 88 distinct worksSimilar authors
Deschooling Society

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Tools for Conviviality

4.01 avg rating — 670 ratings — published 1973 — 27 editions
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Limits to Medicine: Medical...

4.05 avg rating — 478 ratings — published 1974 — 39 editions
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Energy and Equity

4.08 avg rating — 278 ratings — published 1973 — 16 editions
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The Right to Useful Unemplo...

4.01 avg rating — 178 ratings — published 1978 — 11 editions
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In the Vineyard of the Text...

4.33 avg rating — 120 ratings — published 1991 — 11 editions
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Disabling Professions

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4.16 avg rating — 116 ratings — published 1977 — 7 editions
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Gender

3.88 avg rating — 121 ratings — published 1982 — 16 editions
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H2O and the Waters of Forge...

4.05 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1985 — 6 editions
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Celebration of Awareness: A...

3.63 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 1968 — 16 editions
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“School is the advertising agency which makes you believe that you need the society as it is.”
Ivan Illich

“Most learning is not the result of instruction. It is rather the result of unhampered participation in a meaningful setting. Most people learn best by being "with it," yet school makes them identify their personal, cognitive growth with elaborate planning and manipulation.”
Ivan Illich, Deschooling Society

“School has become the world religion of a modernized proletariat, and makes futile promises of salvation to the poor of the technological age.”
Ivan Illich, Deschooling Society

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