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John Eustice O'Brien

John Eustice O'Brien, Ph.D. (Wisconsin, 1971), was a Professor of Sociology and Urban Studies at Portland State University, Oregon, and is now an independent researcher in Paris.


  • Critique of Rationality

    A fascinating rectification for the distortion of technical necessity in Western Society due to unbridled instrumental reason
  • Critical Practice from Voltaire to Foucault, Eagleton and Beyond

    This volume aims to answer why so much 'critical' intellectual activity can be done with so little impact.