Boyan Manchev

is programme director at the International College of Philosophy in Paris and associate professor of literature and philosophy at the New Bulgarian University, Sofia. His work concentrates on the theory of representation and contemporary conceptualizations of the subject and of the community, with particular attention to contemporary visual arts, theatre and dance.

Articles

The metaseminar

Theses on education and the experience of critical thought

After a decade of the Bologna Process, the reforms are a cause more for concern than for celebration. They embody a narrowly utilitarian turn in higher education policy visible not only in Europe but worldwide. In a philosophical critique of the pragmatic reduction of knowledge, Boyan Manchev defines the university as “locus of the unconditionally political”.

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