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London Students Demand University Drop White Philosophers Like Plato, Kant
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Posted by Mary Chastain      Monday, January 9, 2017 at 11:30am

Students want to “decolonize” their field.

Students at University of London have demanded the school drop famous philosophers like Plato and Kant from the curriculum because they were white. Instead, the student union at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) would rather have philosophers from Africa and Asia.

The union has started the “campaign to ‘decolonise’ the university.” The Daily Mail reported:

    Entitled ‘Decolonising SOAS: Confronting The White Institution’, the union’s statement of ‘educational priorities’ warns ‘white philosophers’ should be studied only ‘if required’, and even then their work should be taught solely from ‘a critical standpoint’: ‘For example, acknowledging the colonial context in which so-called “Enlightenment” philosophers wrote within.’

http://legalinsurrection.com/2017/01/london-students-demand-university-drop-white-philosophers-like-plato-kant/
« Last Edit: January 09, 2017, 11:48:08 AM by rangerrebew »
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The probably want to study great philosophers such as J$ss$ J$cks$n, Al Shartongue, and Malcolm X.
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More SJW's trying to force their neo-Marxist, quasi-religious catechism on the rest of the world. Just prop up the anti-intellectual slur about everything Europe being about colonialism, and insist everyone bow to your demands while trying to colonize your beliefs to replace them.

Got to love their blatant hypocrisy.
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