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Alex M. Thomas

Teacher, School of Liberal Studies, Azim Premji University

Alex M. Thomas is with the School of Liberal Studies, Azim Premji University.
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Why An Education Without Politics Is Incomplete

Yes, universities skill people and add to the human capital of a country which have positive effects on the GDP. However, if this is the primary purpose, please don't call them universities, call them coaching centres. Education is fundamentally equivalent to transformation, and this warrants a critical attitude towards existing forms of knowledge and extant societal arrangements.
02/04/2016 8:25 AM IST