• The transcendental material requirements for the existence of the Collegè de France

    by  • April 2, 2014 • education, history, philosophy, politics • 0 Comments

    “ a state of mind deemed possible in the west, is a luxury dependent on the state of the rest.  The post-modern experience is not on globally for those seeking bread not circuses and seeking freedom of expression and not expressive freedom.  There are transcendental material requirements for the existence of the Collegè...

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    Hobhouse on Militarism

    by  • January 25, 2014 • history, politics • 0 Comments

    (1) It is of the essence of Liberalism to oppose the use of force, the basis of all tyranny. (2) It is one of its practical necessities to withstand the tyranny of armaments. Not only may the military force be directly turned against liberty, as in Russia, but there are more subtle ways, as...

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    Colons and Semicolons

    by  • December 22, 2013 • writing • 0 Comments

    Learning English | BBC World Service. http://www2.le.ac.uk/offices/ld/resources/writing/grammar/grammar-guides/semicolon http://www.bristol.ac.uk/arts/exercises/grammar/grammar_tutorial/page_05.htm http://thegrammargang.blogspot.co.uk/2011/10/save-semi-colon-and-impress-everyone.html

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    Constructive Behaviourism – Pentatonic Minor and Major scales

    by  • December 19, 2013 • life, music • 0 Comments

    In the educ5252m module I’m doing at Leeds Uni we’ve been looking at various learning theories. What has struck me recently is the way that behaviourist and constructivist theorists and supporters like to throw mud at each other, rhetorically.  So, we get a lot of words like ‘mere’, ‘only’, ‘relativist’, ‘dry’, ‘simplistic’ used of...

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