Below American philosopher Babette Babich talks about Ivan Illich’s political philosophy of being human. Babich is known for her studies of Nietzsche, Heidegger, Adorno, and Hölderlin as well as for substantive contributions to scholarly discussion of the role of politics in institutional philosophy as well as gender in the academy. A student of Hans-Georg Gadamer, she also worked with Jacob Taubes and Paul Feyerabend.
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“The question of technology is one of the most important questions in all of philosophy because we, as human beings, live with technology and live on its terms. Something like the Internet is so immediate to us … so intimate in our lives, that we take it for granted and may not realize that it actually plays a role in shaping our thinking.” – Babette Babich