On Art and Politics: Exploring the Philosophical Implications of the Creative Order of Art on the Organization of Social Relations

  • Mark Debono
Part of the Palgrave Macmillan’s Postcolonial Studies in Education book series (PCSE)


The following chapter takes its cue from Milani’s effort to equip individuals with the ability to question critically the authoritarian forces that turn the world into a more “oppressive, cynical and dangerous”1 place to live in. Though the Church and the state did not endorse Milani’s notion that one should resist subordination, Milani, himself a priest in exile at Barbiana, continued to insist on the notion that education remains significant if it keeps provoking individuals to live an authentic life.


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