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Belonging: Be the Longing

–by Toko-Pa Turner (Oct 24, 2014)

The ache to belong in friendship and community can be so pervasive that it colours everything we do. We, the many who have been orphaned from our ancestors’ soil and the teachings of their stewarding ways, have but this meagre scratch to start with. 498 more words


The evolution of the scientific method.

Empiricism, the idea that sensory experience is a source of knowledge, is ancient.  People have obviously learned through sensory experience as long as there have been people.   1,581 more words


Natural Philosophy

“For the wise men of old the cardinal problem had been how to conform the soul to reality, and the solution had been knowledge, self-discipline, and virtue. 129 more words

Special Collections Visiting Scholars - Early Modern Physics in Special Collections

Our next Visiting Scholars blog is from Liza Blake who spent three weeks in our reading room in July as part of the 2014 Visiting Scholarship Programme.  901 more words

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The Art of Science

By: John D. Ferrer
Originally: 24 March 2013, updated 28 September 2014

As a student of philosophy, occasionally I find people wandering into my field of study mistaking it for their own.  2,710 more words

The Emergent Luminosity Within

–by Paul Fleischman (Sep 25, 2014)

We do not possess either the intellectual capacity or adequate information to claim that we can speak for the universe. 558 more words