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Adams’ Fatality 

Identity, Historicity, Indeterminacy I would agree with Prof. McClintock that Adams' thought retains an acute relevance for contemporary educational thought. But I do think that this relevance is difficult to see. To me, Adams comes across as a bizarre, fascinating character, in that his attempts to ground an historiographical methodology in a Gibbsian statistical mechanics …

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Nietzche’s Genealogy 

Nietzsche, Genealogy of Morals (trans. Kaufmann and Hollingdale). New York: Vintage Books, 1989. p.77: How have previous genealogists of morals set about solving these problems ?  Naively, as has always been their way: they seek out some 'purpose' in punishment, for example, revenge or deterrance, then guilelessly place this purpose at the beginning as causa …

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