A UMinho Editora tem novo livro publicado: "The Curriculum of Everything: Understanding education and curriculum" de José Augusto Pacheco.
“The Curriculum of Everything advances as the eternal future in which
artificial intelligence surpasses the human capacity to do but not that
of understanding and feeling.” Now even the “father” of Artificial
Intelligence worries even those bedrocks of being – understanding and
feeling - may be at risk.
Pacheco reminds us that “curriculum study is a normative question,” now necessarily “with its technological
Then in a stunningly synoptic sentence that students could usefully
study all semester, he summarizes: “the curriculum as a socially,
culturally, ideologically, politically and economically constructed
practice, is a formal and informal dispositive of interwoven
relationships between knowledge, power, and technology.” (…) Penetrated,
we become impregnated with the structures of software, as Pacheco
appreciates: “Technological devices are powerful instruments of
subjectivity production, moving the subject into predefined ways of
knowing (…) Old-fashioned rhetoric alright, but insightfully implying we
need to return to the past, when were still – sort of – human, before
we were seduced by supranational “citizenship” in the software state,
before we became submerged in the “curriculum of everything.” Step back
from the brink. Pacheco has.
Let us join him” (William F. Pinar, Preface).