David J. Blacker
David J. Blacker

David Blacker is Professor of Philosophy of Education and Legal Studies at the University of Delaware and is the author of The Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame.

Blacker has given over sixty presentations at scholarly conferences and other academic venues. Among these are invited public lectures at the University of Cambridge, University of London, Westminster University, University of Edinburgh, McGill University, Columbia University, the MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art (Rome), and Haus der Kulturen der Welte (Berlin).

He was selected by the University of Illinois’s Center for Advanced Study for its prestigious campus-wide MillerComm Lecture Series. Additionally, his work provided an early resource for the Occupy movement and he has appeared on numerous podcasts and radio shows such as The C-Realm, The Extraenvironmentalist, and The Majority Report (selected by listeners as a “Best Interview of the Year”).


Books by David J. Blacker
Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame, The by

Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame, The

Dec 2013

Our education system is chained to the hold of a sinking capitalist ship. Is there any escape?

What's Left of the World by

What's Left of the World

May 2019

For long-term viability the left must move beyond identity emotivism and articulate a larger worldview.

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