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How philosophy and theatre can help us value profoundly disabled people

John Vorhaus

A series of philosophical questions arise from reflection on profound disability and dependency, with implications not only for profoundly disabled people, but for all of us at some stage in our lives. 575 more words

Philosophy Of Education

The Education of the Free Ego and its Role in the Just City

Any ethical education must make it so that in any way an ego cheats or harms that education’s standard it can only harm itself. In any philosophy of education that requires some unbending and quantitative reification of the ego’s potential, it also demands on some level that such an agent can bring harm to their education’s philosophy, yet also bringing good to themselves according to the same philosophy simultaneously, because in receiving a quantitative reification they can cheat and be rewarded there, while covertly transgressing that philosophy elsewhere. 2,906 more words


The Teeches & Leeches... by Dr. Soods

The peeples of Lernville were learners—the best!

They shared what they learned; it was school, sans contest.

The pathways of Lernville were twisty and turny, 650 more words

Education Reform

Still Searching for Scotland

In this year of the referendum on Scottish Independence (September 18th) it was appropriate that my ruminations on the future of education, and specifically the ‘ 1,346 more words


Standard 12 Meta-Reflection: Professional Citizenship [EDU 6120 American Education: Past and Present; EDU 6085 Moral Education]

Standard 12 Professional citizenship

Willingly engages in dialogue that transcends the individual classroom, taking informed, coherent positions on important matters of educational policy and practice. 2,399 more words

Meta Reflection


I’ve never been a big fan of the lyrics to the Beatles’ tune even though I enjoy the melody. “Yesterday, all my troubles seemed so far away… now it looks as though they’re here to stay… I believe in yesterday.” 503 more words

Personal Growth

Time to share

The following is some of a term paper I wrote a couple of years ago. It tries to make sense of Foucault’s ideas of discourse, and the role of critique in extending orders of meaning in search of a larger worldview. 1,361 more words