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By Toby Miller, Ted Striphas, Kembrew McLeod, Michael Griffin, Michael Z. Newman, Jonathan Sterne, Alexandra Juhasz, Thomas A. Discenna, Victor Pickard, Carol Stabile, Fernando P. Delgado, Amy M. Pason, Kathleen F. McConnell, Sarah Banet-Weiser, Ira Wagman,

21 authors who elevate tricky questions on educational exertions within the box of communique experiences. From defunding of universities to the true dilemmas dealing with directors: from the altering politics of careers to the ways in which gender and sophistication play out for school and scholars; from the kinds of labor that get released and promoted to the tyranny of PowerPoint; from the politics of fundraising, to the devolution of management, to the function of unions in universities. The authors supply lots of proposals and courses for switch, from small yet significant gestures to activist courses for pedagogy and learn, to giant proposals for organizing ourselves and reworking the methods our departments and fields do enterprise. within the technique, they bring up much more provocative questions. Authors contemplate a number of matters substantial and small, from defunding of universities to the true dilemmas dealing with directors: from the altering politics of careers to the ways in which gender and sophistication play out for school and scholars; from the categories of labor that get released and promoted to the tyranny of PowerPoint; from the politics of fundraising, to the devolution of management, to the position of unions in universities.

The authors offer lots of proposals and courses for switch, from small yet significant gestures to activist courses for pedagogy and learn, to large proposals for organizing ourselves and remodeling the methods our departments and fields do enterprise. within the method, they elevate much more questions.

Contributors include:
Sarah Banet-Weiser, Fernando Delgado, Thomas Discenna, Michael Griffin, Jayson Harsin, Mark Hayward, Alex Juhasz, Kembrew McLeod, Kathleen F. McConnell, Toby Miller, Michael Z. Newman, Amy Pason, Victor Pickard, Michelle Rodino-Colocino, Joel Saxe, Carol Stabile, Ted Striphas, Ira Wagman and chairs who elected to stay nameless so that they may possibly inform their tales candidly.

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The Index of Names includes only historical and mythical figures mentioned by name in Plato's text. Place names are covered in the Explanatory Notes. The notes and translations owe numerous points to the valuable edition of all three works by J. Burnet (Oxford, 1924), and the magisterial study of theDefence of Socrates by E. R. Slings (Leiden, 1994). It is a pleasure to thank Catherine Clarke and Judith Luna of Oxford University Press for their co-operation, and for their kindness to me, while this work was in progress.

P. T. Geach, 'Plato's Euthyphro: An Analysis and Commentary', The Monist, 50 (1966), 369-82 14. C. C. W. Taylor, 'The End of the Euthyphro', Phronesis, 27 (1982), 109-18 Studies of the Defence of Socrates 15. T. C. Brickhouse and N. D. html2010-1-14 21:58:40 page_3 < previous page page_3 next page > Page 3 Euthyphro EUTHYPHRO. * Surely you of all people don't have some sort of lawsuit before him, as I do? SOCRATES. * EUTHYPHRO. What's that you say? Somebody must have b indicted you, since I can't imagine your doing that to anyone else.

It must need someone pretty far advanced in wisdom. EUTHYPHRO. Goodness yes, Socrates. Far advanced indeed! SOCRATES. And is your father's victim one of your relatives? Obviously, he must beyou'd hardly be prosec5 uting him for murder on behalf of a stranger. EUTHYPHRO. It's ridiculous, Socrates, that you should think it makes any difference whether the victim was a stranger or a relative, and not see that the sole consideration is whether or not the slaying was lawful. html2010-1-14 21:58:40 page_6 < previous page page_6 next page > Page 6 should leave the slayer alone; but if it wasn't, one should c prosecute, even if the slayer shares one's own hearth and boardbecause the pollution is just the same, if you knowingly associate with such a person, and fail to cleanse yourself and him by taking legal action.

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