IVAN ILLICH’S HOUR OF LEGIBILITY

Originally Published on Parallax:
https://parallax-media.eu/andrew-sweeny/ivan-illichs-hour-of-legibility

The Italian philosopher Giorgio Agamben said recently that Ivan Illich has arrived at his ‘hour of legibility.’ In other words, the radical propositions of Ilich — that we need to ‘deschool society’ for instance, or that the present medical paradigm has become a danger to…