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  1. Timothy Stanley, Protestant Metaphysics After Karl Barth and Martin Heidegger.
    In this groundbreaking book Timothy Stanley investigates how the question of being developed through their respective accounts of protestant theology. Whereas Heidegger suggested a post-onto-theological pathway, Barth inverted the question of being in a thoroughgoing theological ontology. In the end, both reconfigured the relationship between philosophy and theology in ways that continue to shape contemporary debate.
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  2. Debbi Long, Dissolving the Solid Body: An Ethnography of Birthing in an Australian Public Hospital.
    Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy.
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  3. Michael M. Meany & Tom Clark, Chat-Bot Humour: A Survey of Methodological Approaches for a Creative New Media Project.
    This paper surveys a range of methodological approaches to underpin a creative project that will develop a pair of online, computer-based conversational agents to interact as "comedian" and "straight man". The project will interrogate the scriptwriting process as it is applied to a pair of interacting chat-bots: a confluence of human and non-human agency. This survey is necessary due to the project's trans-disciplinary nature; it borrows from information science, drama and scriptwriting, creativity theory, humour theory, and interactive design. "Ontology and (...)
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  4. Kylie Deborah Smith, Harmonisation with Nature: Enhancing Health Education Through Empathetic Ecomusication.
    Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy.
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  5. Rick Benitez & Harold Tarrant, Philosophy.
    The study of the dialectic between philosophy and religion in antiquity informs us about how religion was conceived and how philosophers contributed to the development of religious thinking. We review the philosophy and religion dialectic from the end of the sixth century BCE to the second century CE, focusing more on theology, mythology, and personal religious experience, than on cult practices of polis and oikos. In general, philosophers accepted that conventional religion had an essential place in Greek culture. Competition arose (...)
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  6. Joachim P. Sturmberg, Carmel M. Martin & David A. Katerndahl, Systems and Complexity Thinking in the General Practice Literature: An Integrative, Historical Narrative Review.
    Purpose: Over the past 7 decades, theories in the systems and complexity sciences have had a major influence on academic thinking and research. We assessed the impact of complexity science on general practice/family medicine. Methods: We performed a historical integrative review using the following systematic search strategy: medical subject heading [humans] combined in turn with the terms _complex adaptive systems, nonlinear dynamics, systems biology_, and _systems theory_, limited to general practice/family medicine and published before December 2010. A total of 16,242 (...)
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  7. Fergus J. King, Ice-Cold in Alex: Philo's Treatment of the Divine Lover in Hellenistic Pedagogy.
    The Judaism of the Second Temple period was not an isolated culture. Modern research shows that, as a result of the long-standing interplay of Greek, Roman and Judaic cultures, Judaism developed its thinking and practice in dialogue with its neighbours' and conquerors' cultures, though the extent of the interplay remains contentious. That interplay can be seen in the work of the Alexandrian Jewish writer, Philo, whose work is a fusion of Greek philosophy and Judaism. Platonic ideas and literature figure heavily (...)
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  8. Joe Mintoff, Did Alcibiades Learn Justice From the Many?
    Can virtue be taught by the many? Socrates insists that the perfection of our souls is of supreme importance, he defines virtue as that which will make our souls good if it comes to be present, and he claims that, if we do not already possess virtue, then we should seek some teacher of it. We shall assume that he is basically right: that if our ultimate aim is to live well, if this requires us to know how to do (...)
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  9. Harold Tarrant, Improvement by Love: From Aeschines to the Old Academy.
    The Alcibiades purports to offer us the very first conversation between Socrates and Alcibiades. Previously, it seems, Socrates has just lingered at the back of a crowd of lovers looking rather stupid. This is hardly surprising. Socrates did look stupid, and both Aristophanes and his rival Ameipsias thought that he was good enough material for a laugh to present him on stage in their comedies at the Dionysia of 423 BC. The only slight surprise here is that Alcibiades, though he (...)
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  10. Robert Farrell & Cliff Hooker, The Simon-Kroes Model of Technical Artifacts and the Distinction Between Science and Design.
    There is a long tradition of arguing that design and science are importantly different. One such argument is that the separation of science and design is an implication that can be drawn from the Simon–Kroes model of the nature of technical artifacts. This paper argues that the Simon–Kroes model does not imply a radical separation between science and design: if we accept the Simon–Kroes model of the nature of technical artifacts and their production, then we must also accept that all (...)
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  11. Rebecca Tarlau, Marli Zimmerman de Moraes, Elisabete Witcel & Nisha Thapliyal, Learning, and Transformation: An Overview of Education Within the Landless Workers' Movement in Brazil.
    This article provides an introduction to the Brazilian social movement known as the Landless Workers Movement. After a brief history of the landless struggle and the international organisation of the movement, the article discusses educational philosophy and practice in the MST. The MST actively cultivates a 'culture of study' within all the diverse spaces of the movement including its schools and literacy programmes, political education, agricultural production, and culture and media communications. These processes of knowledge production and dissemination are informed (...)
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  12. Erica Southgate & Kerri Shying, Researchers as Dirty Workers: Cautionary Tales on Insider-Outsider Dynamics.
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the relatively hidden phenomenon of researchers who not only study dirty work but who also occupy the position of dirty workers. Drawing on the sociological debate on insider-outsider categories in research, this paper describes how these types of “dirty work/er researchers” understand and negotiate their occupational subjectivity and the methodological and epistemological resources they bring to their research practice. Design/methodology/approach: Two biographical narratives from different types of “dirty work/er researchers” are analysed (...)
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  13. Samuel Paul Douglas, Words and the World: A Critique of Straight Solutions to Kripke’s Meaning Scepticism.
    Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy.
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  14. John C. McDowell, On Not Being Spirited Away: Pneumatology and Critical Presence.
    'Christian theology', Vladimir Lossky observes, 'does not know of an abstract divinity'. By this one can read 'no doctrine of God abstracted from the rich sets of traditions that provide a context for the form of such a confession', traditions that shape reason doxologically to witness to the incomprehensible 'plentitude of being'. Sounding like Pascal he declares that 'the God of the philosophers and savants is introduced into the heart of the Living God, taking the place of the Deus absconditus, (...)
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  15. Scott Eacott, New Look Leaders or a New Look at Leadership?
    Purpose: This paper seeks to take up the challenge of complex social, political and cultural influences, uncertain economic conditions, ever advancing technologies and increasingly diverse student populations. The challenge for educational leadership scholars and practitioners is to figure out what their work as leaders should be in new times. The paper aims to discuss the issues. Design/methodology/approach: Drawing loosely on the theoretical work of Pierre Bourdieu, and a continued research agenda, this paper outlines a framework for educational leadership that can (...)
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  16. Jo Lunn Brownlee, Eva Johansson, Charlotte Cobb-Moore, Gillian Boulton-Lewis, Sue Walker & Joanne Ailwood, Epistemic Beliefs and Beliefs About Teaching Practices for Moral Learning in the Early Years of School: Relationships and Complexities.
    While investment in young children is recognised as important for the development of moral values for a cohesive society, little is known about early years teaching practices that promote learning of moral values. This paper reports on observations and interviews with 11 Australian teachers, focusing on their epistemic beliefs and beliefs about teaching practices for moral education with children aged 5?8 years. The analysis revealed three main patterns of thinking about moral education: following others, reflecting on points of view, and (...)
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  17. Stefan Topolski & Joachim Sturmberg (2014). Validation of a Non-Linear Model of Health. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 20 (6):1026-1035.
    Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the veracity of a theoretically derived model of health that describes a non-linear trajectory of health from birth to death with available population data sets. Methods: The distribution of mortality by age is directly related to health at that age, thus health approximates 1/mortality. The inverse of available all-cause mortality data from various time periods and populations was used as proxy data to compare with the theoretically derived non-linear health model predictions, (...)
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  18. Roland Boer, Marx and the Christian Logic of the Secular State.
    In light of the renewed debate over religion and politics , I seek some insights from Marx and Engels as a way of exploring the tensions within secularism. I am interested two of Marx’s texts: Comments on the Latest Prussian Censorship Instruction and On the Jewish Question. In the former, he argues the rather commonplace position that religion is a particular concern and that it really should have no part in the general matters of the state. However, in the latter (...)
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  19. Roland Boer, Theo-Utopian Hearing: Ernst Bloch on Music.
    This study offers a critical commentary on an unjustly neglected dimension of the work of Ernst Bloch, namely, his philosophy of music. The key text is the long opening section of his Spirit of Utopia, although a number of the shorter pieces are also relevant . By critical commentary I mean an in-depth engagement this is both exposition and critical assessment, an approach that is indebted to the long tradition of biblical criticism. Briefly put, Bloch's philosophy of music is a (...)
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  20. Lisa Adkins, Luc Boltanski and the Problem of Time: Notes Towards a Pragmatic Sociology of the Future.
    This chapter is concerned with issues of temporality and the programme of pragmatic sociology. It outlines a problem of time operating within this programme. This problem is identified as concerning the location of social change and the new as external to situations and events, a positioning which, I will argue, eschews the indeterminacy and openness of the contemporary world. I suggest further that such a positioning of the new also cannot come to grips with forms of critique that have no (...)
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  21. Roland Boer, Nick Cave and Death.
    My concern is Nick Cave’s unceasing focus on death in nearly all its forms. Unlike the tendency to compartmentalize death in our modern world, to sequester the elderly into compounds known as “retirement villages,” to block death through the frenzy of consuming commoditized trash, to separate death from life, and for rock singers to favor lust and love, in all its triumphs, frustrations, and disappointments, Cave is refreshingly if at times scandalously direct. In order to seek out the permutations of (...)
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  22. Christopher Falzon, On Being John Malkovich and Not Being Yourself.
    In Being John Malkovich, the first of Charlie Kaufman's screenplays to be made into a feature film, the protagonist, Craig Schwartz , finds a portal into the body of actor John Malkovich , allowing him to inhabit it for fifteen minutes. Craig describes the experience to his sexy and condescending coworker Maxine , whom he lusts after: "It raises all sorts of philosophical-type questions, you know ... about the nature of self, about the existence of a soul You know, am (...)
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  23. Robert Farrell & Cliff Hooker, Design, Science and Wicked Problems.
    We examine the claim that design is demarcated from science by having wicked problems while science does not and argue that it is wrong. We examine each of the ten features Rittel and Weber hold to be characteristic of wicked problems and show that they derive from three general sources common to science and design: agent finitude, system complexity and problem normativity, and play analogous roles in each. This provides the basis for a common core cognitive process to design and (...)
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  24. Luis Salvador-Carulla, Ana Fernandez, Rosamond Madden, Sue Lukersmith, Ruth Colagiuri, Ghazal Torkfar & Joachim Sturmberg (2014). Framing of Scientific Knowledge as a New Category of Health Care Research. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 20 (6):1045-1055.
    Rationale: The new area of health system research requires a revision of the taxonomy of scientific knowledge that may facilitate a better understanding and representation of complex health phenomena in research discovery, corroboration and implementation. Method: A position paper by an expert group following and iterative approach. Results: ‘Scientific evidence’ should be differentiated from ‘elicited knowledge’ of experts and users, and this latter typology should be described beyond the traditional qualitative framework. Within this context ‘framing of scientific knowledge’ is defined (...)
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  25. Susan Jane Cairns, The Museum Qua: The Evolution of a Knowledge Institution in an Era of Pervasively Networked Information Infrastructure.
    Professional Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy.
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  26. Daniel Fleming, Ethics is an Optics: The Levinasian Perspective on Value as Primary.
    The task of this chapter is to explore why the experience of value, especially the value of other persons, is primary in the philosophy of Emmanuel Levinas. It will achieve this by developing an understanding of Levinas's oft-quoted, but widely misunderstood, idea that ethics is first philosophy and by showing how this is best grasped when the Levinasian approach to ethics is understood as optics - a way of seeing things - rather than as a systematic ethical theory or moral (...)
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  27. Roland Boer, Paul of the Gaps: Agamben, Benjamin and the Puppet Player.
    In an almost hallucinogenic few pages at the close of The Time That Remains, Giorgio Agamben argues that one may trace the deep, if somewhat hidden, effect of the Apostle Paul on Benjamin's texts, texts that never mention Paul explicitly. I propose to offer a close reading of these carefully perverse pages, unpicking Agamben's arguments to see whether a very messianic Paul does indeed emerge from an equally messianic Benjamin, or whether it is an elaborate puppet play. Or, to shift (...)
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  28. Roland Boer, A Totality of Ruins: Adorno on Kierkegaard.
    Adorno’s first work in philosophy, the book on Kierkegaard, is rarely, if ever, given the attention it deserves. This is partly due to its nature as one of the most precocious and impenetrable works from a writer who is a challenge at the best of times. But it is also due to the fact that its real subject is theology. Adorno may have subtitled it Construction of the Aesthetic, but a close reading soon reveals that this study of one of (...)
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  29. Tom G. Griffiths & Robert Imre, Mass Education, Global Capital, and the World: The Theoretical Lenses of István Mészáros and Immanuel Wallerstein.
    Immanuel Wallerstein and István Mészáros are prolific scholars whose analyses of global capitalism in crisis offer distinctive insight for research across the social sciences. This book engages readers with their main theses, encouraging the application of these in our analysis of social reality and as its mass educational institutions. Griffiths and Imre undertake this task in their presentation of work under the capitalist world-economy, and the official function of mass education to prepare workers for the global economy. They develop a (...)
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  30. Jo Brownlee, Jia-Jia Syu, Julia Mascadri, Charlotte Cobb-Moore, Sue Walker, Eva Johansson, Gillian Boulton-Lewis & Jo Ailwood, Teachers' and Children's Personal Epistemologies for Moral Education: Case Studies in Early Years Elementary Education.
    While there is strong interest in teaching values in Australia and internationally there is little focus on young children’s moral values learning in the classroom. Research shows that personal epistemology influences teaching and learning in a range of education contexts, including moral education. This study examines relationships between personal epistemologies , pedagogies, and school contexts for moral learning in two early years classrooms. Interviews with teachers and children and analysis of school policy revealed patterns of relationships between personal epistemologies and (...)
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  31. John C. McDowell, Philosophy and the Burden of Theological Honesty: A Donald MacKinnon Reader.
    Donald M. MacKinnon has been one of the most important and influential of post-war British theologians and religious philosophers. Generally eclectic, frequently allusive, usually intellectually generous, persistently richly challenging and always astonishingly erudite, he had a significant impact on the development and subsequent theological work of the likes of Rowan Williams, Nicholas Lash, David Ford and John Milbank. A younger generation largely emerging from Cambridge, but with influence elsewhere, has more recently brought MacKinnon's normally occasionalist writing to a larger audience (...)
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  32. Cliff Hooker, Introduction to Philosophy of Complex Systems: Part B: Scientific Paradigm + Philosophy of Science for Complex Systems: A First Presentation C. 2009.
    Pursuit of every scientific framework — that is, of a paradigm and philosophy for science — is underwritten by a practical act of faith that its cognitive apparatus — including concepts, classes of models and underlying mathematics, and experimental instruments, techniques and interpretations — is adequate to understand the domain concerned. The focus of this essay is the consequences of the cognitive apparatus of complex systems for methodology, epistemology and metaphysics.
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  33. Cliff Hooker, Introduction to Philosophy of Complex Systems: A: Part A: Towards a Framework for Complex Systems.
    Every essay in this book is original, often highly original, and they will be of interest to practising scientists as much as they will be to philosophers of science — not least because many of the essays are by leading scientists who are currently creating the emerging new <span class='Hi'>complex</span> systems paradigm. This is no accident. The impact of <span class='Hi'>complex</span> systems on science is a recent, ongoing and profound revolution. But with a few honourable exceptions, it has largely been (...)
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  34. Cliff Hooker, Conceptualising Reduction, Emergence and Self-Organisation in Complex Dynamical Systems.
    This chapter describes the application of reduction concepts in emergence and self organization of complex dynamical system. Condition-dependent laws compress and dynamical equation sets provide implicit compressed representations even when most of that information is not explicitly available without decompression. And, paradoxically, there is still the determined march of fundamental analytical dynamics expanding its compression reach toward a Theory of Everything—even while the more rapidly expanding domain of complex systems dynamics confronts its assumptions and its monolithicity. Nor does science fall (...)
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  35. Marika Osmotherly, Lightness of Being.
    Masters Research - Master of Philosophy (MPhil).
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  36. Roland Boer, Critica Del Cielo, Critica Della Terra: Saggi Su Marxismo, Religione E Teologia.
    Fredric Jameson defines the work of Roland Boer "an extraordinary tour de force" to the discovery of the reflections that many Marxist intellectuals have devoted to religion and theology. Building on classical thinkers such as Walter Benjamin, Antonio Gramsci and Louis Althusser, until you get to the authors at the center of contemporary debate - Alain Badiou, Slavoj Zizek, Giorgio Agamben and Antonio Negri - the critical project of Boer aims first of all to develop categories for the renewal of (...)
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  37. Wai Kau Alphaeus Tam, A Study of the Impact of Management Philosophy on HR Practices and Employee Attitudes and Performance in Two Chinese Manufacturing Organisations: A Case Study Approach.
    Professional Doctorate - Doctor of Business Administration (DBA).
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  38. Steven Fleming, Louis Kahn's Situated Platonism.
    Sarah Williams Goldhagen dismisses as a myth the view that Kahn was “[a] latter-day neo-Platonist… [who] believed it was the architect’s job to ‘discover’ ideal forms and then re-embody these archetypes in a new architectural language.” Goldhagen makes a valuable contribution to Kahn scholarship, but she trivialises Kahn’s approach to form generation, which bares less resemblance to the preoccupations of the Neoplatonists than it does to Plato’s theory of Forms. The paper examines claims by various scholars including Jencks, Norberg- Schulz, (...)
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  39. Harold Tarrant, Piecing Together Polemo.
    Apart from Plutarch, whose work is often seen as atypical, there are no substantial pieces of extant writing from named Platonists between the death of Plato and the Enneads of Plotinus in the 3rd century AD. Anybody intent on charting the course of Platonism must therefore be reconciled to working regularly with fragments: piecing them together as our archaeological colleagues would seek to reassemble an example of red-figure pottery. Where most fragments survive, the task ahead is easier, but in more (...)
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  40. Harold Tarrant, Athletics, Competition and the Intellectual.
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  41. Michael J. Ostwald, Argument Structure and the Moral Imperative in Sustainable Architecture.
    In the last decade of the Twentieth Century architectural discourse offered a large number of manifestos which postulate that sustainable design strategies are morally or ethically sound. Drawing on a close analysis of published works that deploy an ethical or moral argument for sustainable architecture, the present paper investigates the way in which such propositions are structured. The paper is not concerned with the scientific validity of the ethical architecture argument but with its form (logic, sequence, presuppositions, predicates and suppositions). (...)
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  42. H. Tarrant (2004). The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Political Thought. Edited by Christopher Rowe and Malcolm Schofield. The European Legacy 9:420-421.
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  43. Harold Tarrant (2004). Development, Non-Philosophers, and Laws. Polis 21 (1-2):147-159.
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  44. Harold Tarrant & Eugenio Benitez (2007). Introduction. The European Legacy 12 (2):133-139.
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  45. Wendy Amosa & Paul C. Gorski, Directions and Mis-Directions in Multicultural Education: An Analysis of Session Offerings at the Annual Conference of the National Association for Multicultural Education.
    Our exploration begins with a critical analysis of the presentations offered at the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) 2004 and 2005 conferences. We seek to answer, as our central question, “to what extent do the presentations offered at NAME’s annual conferences reflect, as a whole, the organization’s stated philosophies and multicultural education’s commitment to equity and social justice?” To inform our response to this question, we investigated the topics (i.e., curriculum, pedagogy, assessment, teacher education, etc.) that were most and (...)
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  46. Steven Fleming, The Epistemological Limits of Neo-Rationalism.
    By naming their architectural movement after a brand of philosophy that values reason over observation, and by professing an interest in the transcendence of geometry, the Neo-Rationalists wished to imbue their proposals with a sense of authority that would transcend issues of culture, geography and history. However; in epistemological terms, their theories were anything but Rational. Their theories, which advocated the study of extant European cities, stemmed instead from empirical observation. Employing the taxonomy that Panofsky used in his 1968 book (...)
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  47. Roland Boer, Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.
    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels were born within two years of each other, Marx 1818 in Trier and Engels in 1820 in Barmen (Wuppertal). While Marx received a formal education, obtaining a doctorate from the Friedrich Wilhelm IV University in Berlin, Engels was largely self-taught, since his father put him to work in the family business the moment he matriculated from the gymnasium at the age of seventeen. Although Marx was the deeper thinker of the two, Engels was by far (...)
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  48. Ronald S. Laura & Amy Chapman (2009). The Paradigm Shift in Health: Towards a Quantum Understanding of the Role of Consciousness in Health Promotion and Education. Upa.
    The authors of this book show that the failure of public health arises, not from a failure of contemporary medicine, but from a failure of the philosophical assumptions upon which it rests. They suggest an alternative approach to health care that derives from a ecological and holistic philosophy of nature.
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  49. Neil Morpeth, Ancient Philosophy: A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 1 (Book Review).
    Review of: Ancient Philosophy: A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume I. By Sir Anthony Kenny (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004), xxi + 341 pp.
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  50. Alan Barcan, Requiem for Defunct Magazines.
    The article examines the decline of some Australian education journals that range in varying ideological position, from left-wing to balanced non-committed. The analysis of the magazine is framed against three social revolutions in the last 40 years to 2009 namely, the collapse of liberal humanism and the ideas of enlightenment, the victory of neo-liberals and the growth of postmodern relativism. According to the article, it was the reshaping of higher education that helped transform the underlying ideologies of many education journals.
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  51. Inna Semetsky, Developing ECOLITERACY as a Sub-Discipline of Educational Philosophy.
    Ecoliteracy in education has its origin in Fritjof Capra’s ongoing efforts (Capra, 1977) to foster ecological awareness through K-12 education. To aim to become “ecoliterate” means getting to understand the organisational principles of ecological communities and subsequently to be able to structure human communities in accord with the same principles, especially those regarding learning communities both within and without schools. As Capra explains, ecology derives from the Greek aikos that in the broadest sense means household and represents the field of (...)
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  52. Dennis Foley, Please Knock Before You Enter: Aboriginal Regulation of Outsiders and the Implications for Researchers (Book Review).
    Review of: Please knock before you enter: Aboriginal regulation of outsiders and the implications for researchers. Karen Lillian Martin. Post Pressed, Teneriffe, Qld, 2008. ISBN 9781921214370.
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  53. Joachim P. Sturmberg (2009). The Personal Nature of Health. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 15 (4):766-769.
    "Every man has his particular way of being in good health" - Emanuel Kant. Emanuel Kant's description of health stands in stark contrast to accepted definitions of health. For example, the WHO defines ‘health’ as ‘a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity’. However, as people get on with day-to-day living, no one can achieve the goal of ‘complete physical, mental and social well-being’. It is odd to define ‘health’ as (...)
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  54. Cliff Hooker, On Fundamental Implications of Systems and Synthetic Biology.
    Systems and synthetic biology promise to revolutionize our understanding of biology, blur the boundaries between the living and the engineered in a vital new bioengineering, and transform our daily relationship to the living world. Their emergence thus deserves to be understood in a wider intellectual perspective. Close attention to their relationship to the larger scientific intellectual frameworks within which they function reveals that systems and synthetic biology raise fundamental challenges to scientific orthodoxy, but stand in the vanguard of an emerging (...)
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  55. James Juniper, Mis-Readings of Leibniz: Deleuze and Whitehead Against Badiou.
    The paper is motivated by the desire to identify exactly what Leibniz has contributed to Deleuze and Whitehead’s particular version of vitalism. This reading of Leibniz is compared with those of Badiou . The paper compares each of these philosopher’s interpretations of the fundamental principles that ground Leibnizian monadology, with the intention of highlighting the implications of these readings for political theory. In particular, Badiou’s notion of a schema of torsion is examined and distinguished from Deleuze’s notions of actualization and (...)
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  56. Joachim P. Sturmberg & Paul Cilliers (2009). Time and the Consultation – an Argument for a 'Certain Slowness'. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 15 (5):881-885.
    When natural time sequences were replaced by clocks, time became a measurable commodity and the ‘speedy use of time’ a virtue. In medical practice shorter consultations allow more patients to be seen, whereas longer consultations result in a better understanding of the patient and her problems. Crossing the line of time-efficiency and time-effectiveness compromises the balance between short-term turnover and long-term outcomes. The consultation has all the hallmarks of a complex adaptive system whose characteristics are not determined by the characteristics (...)
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  57. Jane Bellemore (2009). Dion Cassius: Histoire Romaine. Livres 45 & 46. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 59 (2):629-630.
    Review of: Fromentin (V.) (ed.) Dion Cassius: Histoire romaine. Livres 45 & 46. Translated and annotated by Estelle Bertrand. (Collection des Universités de France publiée sous le patronage de l’Association Guillaume Budé 462.) Pp. cxii + 199. Paris: Les Belles Lettres, 2008. Paper, ISBN: 978-2-251-00545-4.
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  58. Inna Semetsky, Transforming Ourselves/Transforming Curriculum: Spiritual Education and Tarot Symbolism.
    This paper is threefold. It is grounded in the philosophical work of two educational theorists: John Dewey and our contemporary Nel Noddings. It also brings into the conversation the ancient system of Tarot, arguing that its pictorial symbolism embodies intellectual, moral, and spiritual 'lessons' derived from collective human experiences across times, places, and cultures. For Dewey, to call somebody spiritual never meant to invoke some mysterious and non-natural entity outside of the real world. As a system of communication and interpretation, (...)
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  59. S. J. Crump, Towards Action and Power: Post-Enlightenment Pragmatism.
    The prologue to the development of educational philosophy outlined recently by Kaminsky (1992) challenged me to think about an epilogue. Is philosophy of education in the 1990s dead in the water or can it contribute dynamically to issues in contemporary research, policy and practice? What I propose to do in this article is to build from Kaminsky's outline of the period 1861-1914 by considering the role of educational philosophy in the period marked by the opposite, the dismantling of modernism in (...)
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  60. Keith Russell, Design Philosophy and Difference.
    Anything that is open to difference is open to design. While this functional definition of design seems to be broad enough to allow for everything from the drawings of a church to the everyday decisions that we make when we go shopping, it is still not complete: there is still somethinq more basic about the function of difference that relates in particular to design. Difference is shared by many of the sciences. Locating the differences of design on a continuum allows (...)
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  61. Chris Falzon (2003). Sartre. Philosophy Today 47 (2):126-137.
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  62. S. J. Crump, Post-Enlightenment Pragmatism: Practice Philosophy.
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  63. Chris Falzon, Sartre and Meaningful Existence.
    At the philosophical level, Nausea is a text that purports to shake off all presuppositions in order to confront things as they really are - meaningless, contingent and nauseating. In this, Sartre not only enacts a kind of philosophical critique of ordinary presuppositions, but also seeks to distance himself from certain philosophical positions. However, Nausea's view of the world as meaningless arguably reflects certain philosophical presuppositions of its own, notably a very demanding standard for what would count as being meaningful. (...)
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  64. John Wright, The Story of Philosophy.
    This book gives a broad overview of Western Philosophy from its beginnings in the Middle East over two and a half thousand years ago, up to the present day. The book is designed to give students a broad overview of Western Philosophy, while at the same time going in to some philosophical arguments in depth. It gives students a sense of how Western Philosophy hangs together as a whole, while also looking at some selected parts in greater detail.
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  65. Christopher Falzon (2002). Philosophy Goes to the Movies. Routledge.
    Philosophy goes to the Movies is a new kind of introduction to philosophy that makes use of movies including The Matrix , Antz , Total Recall and Cinema Paradiso , to explore philosophical ideas. Topics covered include: *the theory of knowledge *the self and personal Identity *moral philosophy *social and political philosophy *philosophy of science and technology *critical thinking. Ideal for the beginner, this book guides the student through philosophy using lively and illuminating cinematic examples. It will also appeal to (...)
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  66. Chris Falzon, Philosophy and the Matrix.
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  67. Christopher Falzon, Reason and Faith.
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  68. Inna Semetsky, Nomadic Education: Variations on a Theme by Deleuze and Guattari.
    This is the first book to investigate, assess and apply a philosophy of education drawn from the great French philosopher Gilles Deleuze. It contains essays by some of the most influential Deleuze and Guattari commentators (the chapters by Bogue, Colebrook, May and Semetsky, and Genosko are particularly rewarding). The book provides very useful situations within the philosophy of education and some interesting experimental developments of Deleuze's work, notably in terms of new technologies and original methods. This is then an indispensable (...)
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  69. William Warren, Teachers, Teaching, Schools and Society: Lessons From the Philosophy of Technology.
    There has developed since around the end of the Second World War, a body of writing that has become known as the Philosophy of Technology. This writing now includes work by those who can be identified as "seminal thinkers," as well as developments of their original ideas, and fresh work and commentary on specific issues, to produce what is now a quite wide ranging body of literature. This chapter is primarily a descriptive one that summarizes the general field with an (...)
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  70. Inna Semetsky, Learning From Experience: Dewey, Deleuze, and "Becoming-Child".
    The structure of this chapter is twofold. The power of "stories lives tell" (Witherell and Noddings 1991) cannot be underestimated, and first I will present an excerpt from the semiautobiographical short story written by a Russian-Jewish émigré to Israel, Julia Schmookler. In 1975 the Russian-language edition appeared in print in Israel, and I took the liberty of translating a part of it into English for the purpose of inclusion in this chapter. Second, I will focus on the notion of percept (...)
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  71. Richard Vella, Artistic Practice as Research.
    Presents the keynote address of the conference. Artistic practice refers to both creative and performance practices. Because there are so many themes needing to be addressed in our current climate, the author decided to draw a long bow, referring to his experiences as a composer, music publisher, academic and research supervisor. The article focuses on the modelling and reporting of artistic practice and some associated assumptions.
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  72. Alistair Rolls, Seduction, Pleasure and a Laying on of Hands: A Hands-on Reading of Sartre's Nausea.
    This chapter examines the way in which philosophy and fiction intertwine in Sartre 's Nausea. A case will be made for reading Nausea as a powerfully self-referential fictional text that, perversely, owes its very literariness to the philosophy of Being and Nothingness. The relationship between the author and reader will be shown to be equally perverse, the ceding of authorial power and empowerment of the reader being shown to be a complex ontological struggle. The author will become a lover seeking (...)
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  73. Harold Tarrant, Socratic Method and Socratic Truth.
    Readers of the early dialogues of Plato may soon feel that his Socrates proceeds methodically towards the ultimate embarrassment of his verbal wrestling-partners. Several recurrent tactics are easily identified, giving credence to claims that Socrates has a method. As Aristotle saw, he demanded universal definitions and he employed epagōgē. He elicited from an interlocutor whose belief he would question certain other beliefs, seemingly more fundamental, entailing the contradiction of the original belief. He flattered, hassled, cajoled, and criticized. He employed his (...)
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  74. Joachim P. Sturmberg & Carmel M. Martin (2008). Knowing – in Medicine. Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice 14 (5):767-770.
    In this paper we argue that knowledge in health care is a multidimensional dynamic construct, in contrast to the prevailing idea of knowledge being an objective state. Polanyi demonstrated that knowledge is personal, that knowledge is discovered, and that knowledge has explicit and tacit dimensions. Complex adaptive systems science views knowledge simultaneously as a thing and a flow, constructed as well as in constant flux. The Cynefin framework is one model to help our understanding of knowledge as a personal construct (...)
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  75. Michael J. Ostwald & Michael Chapman, Traces of Nietzschean Philosophy in the Early Architectural Speculations of Lebbeus Woods.
    In 1980 Lebbeus Woods offered a small project for publication in Steven Holl's Pamphlet Architecture series. Here Woods proposed a tomb for the revolutionary German physicist Albert Einstein whose scientific theory had led to a complete rethinking of conventional metaphysical beliefs. Einstein's theory postulated that all scientific inquiry was dependent upon the relative perspective of the observer. Rather than acknowledging God as the universal centre, Einstein's theory postulated a world of infinite centres marked by the presence of individual observers. In (...)
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  76. Hamish Ford, Difficult Relations: Film Studies and Continental European Philosophy.
    This chapter looks at three central case-studies in the sometimes vexed relationship between European philosophy and the quintessentially, if ambivalent, modem institution of cinema. The aim is not only to address what European philosophy has had to say about cinema and film, but also to suggest some of the questions that cinema has posed to such philosophy and to show how, in doing so, cinema has impacted upon philosophy.
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  77. James Juniper, Philosophizing with a Hammer?: A Critique of Mirowski's Markomata Informed by Continental Philosophy.
    Mirowski’s justification for replacing the foundational principles of neoclassical economics – methodological individualism and rational choice theory – with a theoretical framework informed by cybernetics, information theory, and computational biology, is subject to a critique informed by the work of Karl Polanyi, Michel Foucault and Jürgen Habermas. Mirowski’s proposed alterative is called into question on the basis of two crucial weaknesses. First there is Mirowksi’s penchant for what Polanyi has called Laplacian reductionism. Second there is Mirowski’s inability to develop a (...)
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  78. C. A. Hooker (2008). Constructivism Between Transcendentalism and Convention. Minerva 46 (1):87-97.
  79. James Juniper, Process Philosophy and the Critique of Critical Realism.
    In a recent paper, Julie Nelson (2003) argues that the Institutionalist, Pragmatist, and Process Philosophy traditions have been neglected both by orthodox theorists and, surprisingly perhaps, by certain of their heterodox antagonists. Despite this neglect, process philosophy has found enthusiastic supporters amongst natural scientists and philosophers of science such as Prigogine (1997) and, from a Post-Structuralist perspective, Deleuze and Guattari (1994). In his response to feminist critics of an earlier paper (Lawson, 1999), published in the Feminist Economics journal, Tony Lawson (...)
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  80. James Juniper, A Vitalist Critique of Critical Realism.
    The paper compares Whitehead's Process Philosophy with Critical Realism, arguing that the former offers a more comprehensive philosophical frame for heterodox political economy than the latter on ontological, epistemological and ethico-political grounds. It argues that Critical Realism, in building on post-war Epistemological debates amongst Analytical philosophers, reduces all of the non-philosophical conditions of philosophy-science, art, love, and politics-to that of science, per se. Furthermore, it contends that Critical Realism exposes question of epistemology to a further reduction insofar as questions of (...)
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  81. Steven Peter Fleming, The Bed Maker's Model: A Thematic Study of Louis I. Kahn's 1961 Article “Form and Design” in Terms of Plato's Theory of Forms as Treated in The Republic.
    In 1960 Louis Kahn’s theoretical concerns began to focus on a concept which he called “form”, not meaning a building’s three dimensional shape, but the essence of its underlying type. The current study considers Kahn’s post-1960 concept of “form”, as espoused in his 1961 article, “Form and Design”, in relation to Plato’s theory of Forms, as that theory is presented in The Republic. A deeper appreciation of Kahn’s text is achieved through an examination of the hypothesis that the word “form”, (...)
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  82. Jamie MacKee, Sustaining Cultural Heritage in South and Southeast Asia: Integrating Buddhist Philosophy Systems Theory and Resilience Thinking to Support Sustainable Conservation Approaches.
    The World Heritage Convention, based on euro-centric principles espoused in the Venice Charter, provides a mechanism for listing and protecting tangible and intangible heritage in many countries. The World Heritage List is wide-ranging but not all-encompassing representing selected examples of indigenous heritages. However, there is an extensive collection of heritage that falls outside this safety net of recognition and protection, particularly in developing countries of Asia. Many cultural heritages of Asia have their roots in the cultural traditions of the sub-continent (...)
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  83. Jonathon M. Borwein, The Experimental Mathematician : The Pleasure of Discovery and the Role of Proof.
    The emergence of powerful mathematical computing environments, the growing availability of correspondingly powerful (multi-processor) computers and the pervasive presence of the internet allow for mathematicians, students and teachers, to proceed heuristically and ‘quasi-inductively’. We may increasingly use symbolic and numeric computation, visualization tools, simulation and data mining. The unique features of our discipline make this both more problematic and more challenging. For example, there is still no truly satisfactory way of displaying mathematical notation on the web; and we care more (...)
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  84. Wenli Dong, Regenerating Chinese Cities: A Framework for Sustainable Decision Making Based on Chinese Traditional Philosophy.
    Research Doctorate - Doctor of Philosophy (PhD).
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  85. Inna Semetsky & Joshua A. Delpech-Ramey, Educating Gnosis / Making a Difference.
    The emergent field of Educational Futures has its beginning in futurology as a relatively new constellation of disciplines having a strong impact on policy in the form of foresight, scenario planning, and new utopian thinking. This article specifically focuses on Gilles Deleuze's unorthodox approach to epistemology as future-oriented and creative and emphasizes his attention to experimental and experiential becomings. While educational system is traditionally limited to acquiring the factual knowledge of the external world, inner knowledge or Gnosis is not addressed (...)
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  86. Inna Semetsky, Re-Symbolization of the Self: Human Development and Tarot Hermeneutic.
    This book originated as an action-research project conducted between 1992 and 1994 under the auspices of the California Board of Behavioral Sciences when I was a postgraduate student enrolled in the Masters of Arts degree program in the area of Marriage, Family and Child Counseling and Human Development at Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena. Unbeknown to me at the time, my study was to be a type of research analogous to what Jungian scholar Robert Romanyshyn will have called more than (...)
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  87. Inna Semetsky, Tarot Images and Spiritual Education: The Three I's Model.
    The paper presents education as a process of human development toward becoming our authentic Selves and posits the Tarot hermeneutic as one of the means of holistic, spiritual education. As a system of images and symbols, Tarot encompasses the three I’s represented by intuition, insight and imagination in contrast to the three R’s of traditional formal schooling. If teachers want to foster intuitive abilities in their students, they need to first develop this capacity in themselves using the available cultural practice (...)
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  88. Inna Semetsky & Diana Masny, Introduction: The 'Untimely' Deleuze: Some Implications for Educational Policy.
    This special issue introduces the philosophy of French post-structuralist Gilles Deleuze for the purpose of critically examining his conceptual framework and drawing out a number of important implications for educational policy in the context of current debates in educational philosophy, pedagogical theory and futures studies at the international level. The popularity of Deleuze’s philosophy across disciplines is highly visible, especially in the area of cultural studies, politics, gender studies and the like. While less visible in education, his body of work (...)
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  89. Neil Morpeth, 'The Individual' in History and History in General: Alcibiades, Philosophical History and Ideas in Contest.
    Alcibiades is, at once, an historical figure and an archetypal individual. Also, in an anthropological sense and in terms of traditions of thought, Alcibiades is a truly remarkable, individuated moment in history. Alcibiades the historical personage and philosophical character-as-actor has become a source for historical and philosophical memories, that is, a human gathering place, a focus, reference and a trans-historical persona for the passages of history and intellect - a place where singular and collective human actions and behaviours matter and (...)
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  90. Allyson Holbrook & Margaret Findlay, The Disciplines in Australian Education: Their Share of the Research Output 1984-1998.
    Drawing on the publications records in the Australian education database, this paper provides an analysis of research activity that can be attributed to the foundation disciplines of history, philosophy, sociology and psychology. History, sociology and philosophy (excluding policy studies) have played a relatively minor role in total activity during the period 1984-1998, and psychology a more significant one. However, in more recent years research output in the disciplines is in decline relative to research activity as a whole.
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  91. Wenli Dong, Jamie Mackee & Michael Mak, Exploratory Analysis of the Traditional Philosophy Underpinned Urban Sustainability Model for Chinese Cities.
    The Holistic Sustainability Evaluation Framework for Chinese Cities discusses the overlapping worldviews of the east and west to provide better understanding on how systems theory could be applied on sustainability evaluation methods, based on the indigenous philosophies of China. After collecting the qualitative data of thirteen large urban design projects in four distinct Chinese cities, this paper tries to find out how the traditional philosophy and western models were underpinning the urban practices in Chinese cities, and to further establish the (...)
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  92. Tessa Morrison, Avicenna and His Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy (Book Review).
    Review of: Langermann, Y. Tzvi, ed., Avicenna and his Legacy: A Golden Age of Science and Philosophy (Cultural Encounters in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages), Turnhout, Brepols, 2009; hardback; pp. 381; R.R.P. €80.00; ISBN 9782503527536.
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  93. James Juniper, Structural, Speculative, and Critical Realism: Navigating the Shoals.
    Social Theorists who wish to embrace a materialist and realist philosophy are, at present, confronted with a dazzling variety of forms of philosophical realism. Many analytical philosophers, physicists, and mathematicians choose to work within the Structural Realist tradition. In contrast, the ‘speculative turn’ towards a variety of new forms of Realism was given impetus by Speculative Realism event held in April 2007 at Goldsmith’s college, London. In this paper, I provide an overview of these three traditions by situating them in (...)
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  94. Daniella Forster, Why Teachers Ought to Be Uncertain, If Not Ignorant.
    Current discussion about teacher codes of practice has skirted what I propose is a crucial aspect of teacher professionalism: belief-forming practices. Epistemic concepts become morally infused when considered alongside educative aims such as open, public dialogue and intellectual integrity. This paper raises questions for the nature of an ethics of belief specific to the profession of teaching, and offers a model in terms of virtue epistemology. Alongside virtues which lead teachers to more accurate knowledge are ‘uneasy virtues’ in Julia Driver’s (...)
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  95. James Juniper, The Case for a Mathematics of Structural Transformation and Genesis: Whitehead Against Badiou?
    From a mathematical perspective, this paper will compare the 'Speculative' Realist Philosophy of Alain Badiou with the Process Philosophy of Alfred North Whitehead. To this end, each philosophy will be examined in terms of how it departs from the strictures of Kantian Critical Philosophy, specifically, in terms of how it articulates the structural relationship between subjects, objects, and relata. Moreover, each philosophy will also be judged both in terms of how it addresses the mereological distinction between internal and external relations, (...)
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  96. Susan Allen, René Maran's "Batouala", Jazz-Text.
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  97. Ronald Bogue & Inna Semetsky, Reading Signs/Learning From Experience: Deleuze's Pedagogy as Becoming-Other.
    In Gilles Deleuze's philosophy, becoming is one of central metaphors; and the concept of becoming resonates with a number of contemporary debates in educational theory (Semetsky 2006, 2008). Several of Deleuze's philosophical works were written together with practicing psychoanalyst Felix Guattari (Deleuze and Guattari, 1987; 1994), such a collaboration bringing theoretical problematic into closer contact with practical concerns and socio-cultural contexts. Deleuze and Guattari conceptualized their philosophical method as Geophilosophy, privileging geography over history and stressing the value of the present-becoming, (...)
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  98. Jo Mintoff, The Examined Life: Outline of a Neo-Socratic Argument.
    Socrates famously proclaimed in his Apology that the unexamined life is not worth living. More precisely, he claimed that 'to let no day pass without discussing goodness and all the other subjects about which you hear me talking and examining both myself and others is really the very best thing that a man can do, and that life without this sort of examination is not worth living.
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  99. Steven Fleming, Imposed Subservience: A Cautionary Note on Misuses of Jacques Rancière's Taxonomy of Art.
    Many in the art world have embraced the thinking of the political philosopher Jacques Rancière, who offers some valuable tools for art criticism. The danger, this chapter argues, is that Rancière's philosophy contains the kernel of a populist approach to artistic production that, if misappropriated by artists or curators too eager to champion Rancière's cause, could undermine artists' capacity for individual expression and subversion.
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  100. Michael J. Ostwald, Ethics and the Auto-Generative Design Process.
    In the last decade, the rise of sophisticated software tools has enabled a growing number of designers to experiment with new processes for the creation of architectural form. Several of these processes, which are loosely grouped under the rubric ‘auto-generative’, rely on the computer to evolve extraordinary biomorphic or topographic forms. In the years since the rise of this approach, prominent members of the architectural community have embraced the computer-generated buildings produced in this way and praised them as being the (...)
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