1. PLATO REPUBLIC VII: Politics as Mental Control and Education as Mental Liberation
Plato Freire Hooks audio lecture:
Recommended Reading: Plato, Republic, Book VII.
2. PAOLO FREIRE AND BELL HOOKS: Democratic Education
Recommended Reading: Paolo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, pp. 87-124. 2nd: Bell Hooks, Teaching Community, “Democratic Education,” pp. 41-49.
Selected text/quotations from Freire
Selected text/quotations from Hooks