481pp., paperback, No Place, 2021
David Benatar, Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Department of Philosophy at the University of Cape Town 2005 to 2018, on the student protests from 2015 – 2017, and their effects through to late 2020.
"With fierce reason and uncommon courage, David Benatar systematically cuts through the fashionable arguments of pseudo-radicals." Professor Jonathan Jansen, author of As By Fire, the end of the South African university
"With fact after fact, he shows that the destructive forces ... are devouring the entire university." Benjamin Pogrund, author of Robert Sobukwe - How can Man Die Better
"The Fall of the University of Cape Town is a must-read for anyone concerned about (or, planning on embarking on tertiary education in South Africa) the rule of law, freedom of expression and association, and the quality and integrity of both faculty and university leadership going forward." William Gild, politicsweb