Ivan Illich Quotes (36 quotes)
The dawn of Epimethean man, and other essays (1970 edition)
The church, change, and development (1970 edition)
Tools for Conviviality (1973), p. 10
“In a consumer society there are inevitably two kinds of slaves: the prisoners of addiction and the prisoners of envy.”
Tools for Conviviality (1973), Ch. 3
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Born: September 4, 1926
Died: December 2, 2002 (aged 76)
Bio: Ivan Illich was an Austrian philosopher, Roman Catholic priest, and maverick social critic of the institutions of contemporary western culture and their effects on the provenance and practice of education, medicine, work, energy use, transportation, and economic development.