Ivan Illich

Ivan Illich ( /ɪˈvɑːn ˈɪlɪtʃ/; 4 September 1926 – 2 December 2002) was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and "maverick social critic" of the institutions of contemporary Western culture and their effects on the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use, transportation, and economic development.

Read more about Ivan Illich:  Personal Life, Deschooling Society, Tools For Conviviality, Medical Nemesis, Concepts, List of Works

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    At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
    Ivan Illich (b. 1926)