Patrick and I were in the archive this morning looking at the papers of the Reverend John Crocker. Rodney printed out Bryan Marquand’s 2012 obituary of Reverend Crocker that was published in the January 6th edition of… 903 more words
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This short book from 1998 by the philosopher Richard Rorty gained attention recently because of this passage:
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… members of labor unions, and unorganized unskilled workers, will sooner or later realize that their government is not even trying to prevent wages from sinking or to prevent jobs from being exported.
How John Dewey’s Experience and Education and “Having and Experience” from Art and Experience can enhance education and life.
The first of several prominent theorists and theories I have investigated in the 2016-2017 academic year was John Dewey. 1,132 more words
So here’s a problem I wrestled with this week: How do I explain something like deeper reading that took me nearly four years, over two hundred pages and countless drafts to describe in a thousand-or-so-word blog post? 1,173 more words
In the early twentieth century, academics sensed a crisis in Western (European and American) thought. A profound skepticism and melancholy seemed to grip Western culture. People lost faith in traditional academic disciplines, like philosophy, to address social problems and provide a sense of purpose and direction. 762 more words