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The Seeds of Time
A fictional exploration of the uses of Shakespeare in the Great Exhibition of 1851, the Festival of Britain of 1951, and the 2012 London Olympics, in the form of an imitation of H.G.Wells's story The Time Machine.
The socially extended mind
I argue that social institutions, such as the legal system, educational and cultural institutions, and even science itself understood as an institution, can contribute to and even be constitutive of cognition. I review ...
An analysis of information visualisation
Philosophers have relied on visual metaphors to analyse ideas and explain their theories at least since Plato. Descartes is famous for his system of axes, and Wittgenstein for his first design of truth table diagrams. ...
Understanding the learning experiences of postgraduate Latin American students in a UK context: A narrative approach
Researching the learning experiences of postgraduate students requires a different type of qualitative research to enable access to areas of their lives which may well remain hidden with more conventional methods of research. ...
Fictionalism about folk psychology
This paper argues that fictionalism about folk psychology, FaF, is not a successful way of dealing with eliminativist threats and other concerns about the status of everyday mental states. Its moral? Friends of folk ...
Reflections and actions following consideration of the attainment gap between black and white student performance on a journalism course
Despite the proportion of black and minority ethnic (BME) people entering educa-tion being higher than the proportion of BME individuals within the overall UK pop-ulation, the proportion of BME students achieving first or ...
Women in the Weimar Republic
(University of Manchester Press, 2013-09-01)
Distributed Morality in an Information Society
The phenomenon of distributed knowledge is well-known in epistemic logic. In this paper, a similar phenomenon in ethics, somewhat neglected so far, is investigated, namely distributed morality. The article explains the ...
A Positive Future requires a positive intervention, or at least the intervention of some positivity
(World Journalism Education Council, 2013-07-04)
Reading newspapers is an important part of journalism education. Ten years ago a survey revealed that journalism student did read newspapers and consume TV and radio news broadcasts. Since then major development in the ...
Wittgenstein's Razor : The Cutting Edge of Enactivism
Action, in Wittgenstein, is everywhere – not only at the origin of thought and language for the human species and for all individual human beings, but at the origin of any human thought or utterance. That is, it has regained ...