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Ivan. 1926--2002. US teacher and writer, born in Austria. His books include Deschooling Society (1971), Medical Nemesis (1975), and In the Mirror of the Past (1991)
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In The Corruption of Christianity, Illich takes the story of the Good Samaritan to be the crux of the radical Gospel message.
Ivan Illich (1926-2002), a Catholic priest, was a provocative social theorist in the late twentieth century.
"America is in the throes of a 'mindfulness revolution,'" notes Illich, "in every sector from business to politics, education, parenting and the military." She agrees that this is offering us skills to slow down and reconnect, but cautions against mindfulness being equated with stress reduction or learning how to center under pressure to enhance performance.
Illich used it a bit differently, defining conviviality as "individual freedom realized in personal interdependence." Tools for Conviviality seems to be picking up new fans.
This pocketbook of essays offers four essays by the late dissident intellectual, Ivan Illich, on economics, ecology, human nature, consumption, technology, and politics.
IVAN ILLICH, the maverick Catholic theologian, spent most of his life dissecting modern society's obsession with never-ending consumption.
This paper re-examines Ivan Illich's ideas as expressed in his seminal work "Deschooling Society" from a 21st century point of view.