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Prolegomena to a Critical Thinking Therapy
(Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2014)
Thinking may be a universal feature of human beings but correct, strategic and directed thinking is something that eludes a large section of humanity. Yet it is this kind of directed thinking that is needed in organizations ...
Confronting a culture of silence in an African classroom: an exercise in philosophical Pptice
(Humanities Institute, Kangwon National University, Korea, http://www.kangwon.ac.kr/english/menu3/sub_03_01_02_14.php, 2017)
Can Philosophy perform a useful function in contemporary society? This question is usually answered in the affirmative by philosophy teachers who point to the development of the mind as its most important tool, claiming ...
Reasoning and the military decision making process
(Center for Cognition and Neuroethics, http://cognethic.org/, 2014)
The archetypal view of the military is that of a hierarchical organization whose members are conditioned to respond to command without question. Its election of obedience as “the supreme military virtue” portrays it as ...
As it is in Heaven! Mimetic theory, religious transformation and social crisis in Africa
(Sage Journals; http://journals.sagepub.com/, 2009)
This article is an overview of Rene Girard’s mimetic theory and its application to and implications for conflict in Africa. It accepts Girard’s basic idea that imitation is a feature of all individuals but disagrees with ...