Founding a Deleuzian School with a Derridian Name: A School without Condition

Olaf Sanders

Abstract


This text is an early version of the first part of a collaborative writing project. The aim of this text is to give reasons for the concept of the School without Condition that is available on www.unbedingte-schule.de as a series of theses and also in a small book recently published in German (Beiler, Jung, Sanders & Thomas 2014). Concept and book are strictly theorectical, but they were written with a practical perspective in mind: to found a Deleuzian School without Condition in a village called Alfter, near Bonn and Cologne. In the meantime the activities of the local support group were ebbing more and more, while concept and theses began a life of their own as an open source. In the current discussions about an university school at the Technical University of Dresden for instance the concept and the theses seem to become practical again. But, maybe it is better not to anticipate further developments or events, since their anticipation too often means to avoid them.

 

A school without condition is a Deleuzian school, which does not evade the problems of the present but tries to rework them.

Gilles Deleuze remarks in Abécédaire, the seven-and-a-half-hour-long conversation...

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Educational alternatives; progressive education; alternative education; difference; educational theory; educational philosophy; home education; education policy

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