Philosophy in the Age of Neoliberalism

@article{Frodeman2012PhilosophyIT,
  title={Philosophy in the Age of Neoliberalism},
  author={Robert Frodeman and Adam Briggle and James Britt Holbrook},
  journal={Social Epistemology},
  year={2012},
  volume={26},
  pages={311 - 330}
}
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