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Florensky 

Florensky wrote: “Thus, resonance is synergy, the carrier of the beings that generate the resonance. It is more than itself: it is resonance and at the same time the cause of the resonance – that which causes the resonance to be. And, to that extent, it is the being that we regard as more valued …

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Guruji’s Precession – AYNY 

He taught unstintingly for almost three-quarters of a century, with no thought of fame or pecuniary gain. Although in his later years these have come to him, it has not been from any desire on his part for them. Instead, he was a brilliant example of unwavering dedication. Never advertising himself, but remaining at home, …

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humanties AND sciences ?! 

The humanities are not simply vehicles of aesthetic reward and intellectual inspiration, as valuable as those purposes are. Science and technology aspire to clean, clear answers to problems as elusive as those answers might be. The humanities address ambiguity, doubt, and skepticism—essential underpinnings in a complex and diverse society and a turbulent world. via Why …

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Alan Moore: Art is Magic – YouTube 

Alan Moore: Art is Magic - YouTube.

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drugs &/as culture 

Evolutionary and cognitive scientists are currently working to identify the brain areas engaged in the activities of assessing value, judging equivalence, and detecting cheaters, which are involved in any relation of social exchange. It would thus appear that we're hard-wired for trade―whose adaptive value is unquestionable e.g. procuring by barter the food that will balance …

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conflicting faculties 

"The severe underdevelopment of my comments can perhaps be excused if one considers that the conflict of the faculties is a topic that doesn't belong to my own professional competence, or indeed to anyone else's. Whether there can be professional competence on this subject is one of the questions my remarks will inevitably raise, and …

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Serres on Diogenes and Power 

From Serres - Stakes, Fetishes, Merchandise (trans. Raymond Federman). SubStance, Vol.14, No.1, Issue 46. (1985), pp.3-31. p.27: "I have told, I have staged the very scene of Diogenes.  He is there, in front of his barrel, on the public stage, he waits, exhibiting himself.  He waits for the Great.  He hopes for the greatest.  …

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Dewey and Wittgenstein 

Ludwig Wittgenstein wrote a book called On Certainty. "As we have seen, Wittgenstein sought to uncover a type of certainty that is in fundamental relation with human action. This is a kind of certainty presupposed by specific inquires and language-games. It is grounded in our actual lives, and thus Wittgenstein offered a humanistic view of …

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Cavell on philosophical disciplinarity.. 

"When you wish to make serious art popular what you are wishing is to widen the audience for the genuine article.  Is this what someone wants who wants to widen the audience for philosophy by writing summaries or descriptions of philosophical works?  Or is he, as in the case of popular science, providing simplifications which …

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Ecogradients 2.2 – ‘Occupying Edutectures’ – Feb 14th Deadline for Submissions 

OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - Occupying Edutecturesecogradients.com Consider the ways in which knowledge is built, and the ways in which structures shape processes of inquiry and learning. Why is that we do not challenge the idea that people exist in space, yet we seem comfortable with the idea of information that is beyond …

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A&H 4088 – Session 2 – The Critique of Mass Culture 

4088 - Session 2 - The Critique of Mass Culture IPC: "Popular culture as mass culture" (p. 16-31). ITPC: "Mass culture and popular culture" and "The Frankfurt School" (p. 1-50,51-85). Theodor Adorno & Max Horkheimer - "The culture industry: enlightenment as mass deception" in The Dialectic of Enlightenment (Herder & Herder, 1972), reprinted …

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A&H 4060 – Session 1 – Youth, Modernism, and Policy Science 

4060 - Session 1 - Youth, Modernism, and Policy Science Aristotle - "Youth" from Rhetoric, Bk. 2, ch.12-14.Aristotle--Youth J.J.Rousseau - Emile(selections on Emile and Sophie).Rousseau--Emile (excpt.) KYS: ‘Introduction,’ 1-5, & ‘History of the present,’ 11-22. Nancy Lesko - "Making adolescence at the turn of the century" and "Back to the future: model middle …

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A&H 4088 – Popular Culture – Session 1 Readings. 

Introduction: Pop Culture Isn't High Culture Roger Simon, "Teachers as cultural workers" from Teaching Against the Grain (Bergin & Garvey 1992), 35-53. Simon--Teaching against the grain ‘High and low culture’ ‘High culture’ IPC - "Preface"; "Folk culture"; and "Popular culture as the 'other' of high culture" (ix-xiii; 1-15; 32-45). Chris Lehmann – ‘Intro’ and …

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Expanding Mind – 07/07/11 – Expanding Mind – Progressive Radio Network 

Erik Davis interviews David Kaiser: Expanding Mind - 07/07/11 - Expanding Mind - Progressive Radio Network.

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Danny Castro: Initial Enlightenment on Vimeo 

Danny Castro: Initial Enlightenment on Vimeo on Vimeo via Danny Castro: Initial Enlightenment on Vimeo.

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7000 Oaks in Chelsea 

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YouTube – Sage Francis – Hey Bobby 

YouTube - Sage Francis - Hey Bobby.

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The Philosophy Outreach Program: One Year Later, Many Steps Ahead | Arts & Humanities 

The Philosophy Outreach Program: One Year Later, Many Steps Ahead | Arts & Humanities.

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McClintock’s Cosmopolitics of Education 

In this art of study, each component of culture has a part to play, and every component of art, literature, science, and thought can be seen as educational in a rigorous sense. Robert McClintock (1971, 165)

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Talk:A-HH4199 5W – Studyplace 

Baba Rampuri, Pierre Hadot, Language as the Articulation of RESEMBLANCE, and Philosophy as a Way of Life... Talk:A-HH4199 5W - Studyplace.

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