Reclaim slow

Some authors argue that in the present academic situation some form of academic slowness needs to be reclaimed. Notwithstanding its appeal and attractiveness, slowness remains a deeply problematic rival to the culture of speed, due to how speed has been perceived throughout the modern era. Regardless of the widespread intellectual unease with speed, the will to accelerate has comprised one of the constitutive features of modernity.

Should academics adopt an ethic of slowness or ninja-like productivity? In search of scholarly time

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