Autor/ka: Lawrence Lessig Izdavač: The Pinguin Press Mesto izdanja: New York Godina izdanja: 2004 Materijal: knjiga Professor Lessig analyzes [...]
The book seeks to show the range of enclosures of the commons now underway, theoretical approaches to understanding the commons, and specific projects that use commons principles to generate, protect and share resources.
The text is a critique of commodified reason that will add to the defense of the non-commodified aspects of the academic collective work and its results.
In the first section the book gives a very thorough introduction and analysis of the concept of knowledge as a commons, appropriate for readers of all levels of familiarity with this field. The protection of the knowledge commons is the focus of the second section of the book.
The article discusses the threats to academic freedom coming from the state and market trying to sketch a theory of academic freedom taking us beyond our need to defend academic work and institutions from these threats.