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On ADHD and the Public Sphere

This week I have been thinking about where different types of information belong in terms of public, private and intimate spheres. In class, we talked about marriage and the parts of the marriage that belong in the public sphere. 957 more words

A hard path to walk that leads to any place and to no place

Immanuel Kant wrote:

Reason must in all its undertakings subject itself to criticism; should it limit freedom of criticism by any prohibition, it must harm itself, drawing upon itself a damaging suspicion.

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Commentary

The Impact of Augmented Reality on Private and Public Space

In case you haven’t realised by now, I’m that person in the BCM240 lectures who always manages to make a comment somewhere about Pokémon. I just… 672 more words

BCM240

Jane Goodall - The Ultimate Public Intellectual

Anthropologist, ethologist, primatologist, UN Messenger of Peace, Jane Goodall seems to embody the very epitome of a “public intellectual.”

According to Stephen Mack, from his blog “The Decline of Public Intellectuals?” public intellectuals are a “special class of academics and philosophically oriented writers who go outside their own disciplines to comment on social and political issues” (Mack 2007). 597 more words

Public Sphere

[CFP] SocRel Response Day 2016

SocRel Response Day 2016: Connecting for Change: emerging research and policy on religion and belief in the public sphere

Friday 21st October, 10 a.m. -4 p.m. 346 more words

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The Cultural Value of Digital Media

The rise of the Digital Age has sparked considerable discussion regarding shifting notions of culture and its meaning in a world which increasingly embraces the democratic voices and vernacular of everyday citizens. 540 more words

Digital Literacy