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Do scholars need 'performance free' time and space?

Michael Power considers the implications of academics being monitored in ever more and increasingly disparate aspects of work

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An appeal to protect every citizen’s right to philosophy Subscription

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The future of the Collège International de Philosophie, a legacy of Jacques Derrida, is at risk, warns Martin McQuillan

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THE podcast: 30 October - 5 November 2014 issue review

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Thomas Docherty, the Warwick professor recently cleared by tribunal; the immigration minister James Brokenshire’s view on the fall in the number of Indian students coming to the UK; and the UK’s haunted universities are all discussed this week

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Acclaimed novelist and philosopher Rebecca Newberger Goldstein in conversation with Times Higher Education books editor Karen Shook

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The Higher Education Funding Council for England’s announcement on 7 October of a “quality assessment” consultation came as quite a surprise

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Alan Milburn is clearly right to highlight the role of higher education in social mobility, but frustratingly, the focus is still on the few, getting the “gifted” minority into traditional universities

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