Monthly Archives: November 2010

Teaching and learning the humanities (part 1)

We lack a convincing account of what it is to teach or learn anything. If we narrow the question to specific skills or factual recall, of course, it’s easy: consider teaching/learning how to ride a bike, or reciting the names … Continue reading

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The one substance in Kingston

I just returned from a small Spinoza conference in Kingston, Ontario. There were about 10 or 11 of us presenters, and a few more who attended all the sessions, so we formed a friendly and animatedly interactive group. Jon Miller … Continue reading

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Valley fog, this morning

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