20 mars 2017

Congrès HR : philosophie et politique au programme de la 33ème édition

Focus RH - Gestion de carrière et évolution professionnelleLa 33ème édition du Congrès HR se tiendra les 29 et 30 mars 2017 à Paris. Cette année, le programme se veut totalement en phase avec l'actualité. Le ton est donné dès l'ouverture avec un Networking Coffee en présence de dirigeants de médias et d'instituts de sondage. Voir l'article...

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18 mars 2017

Why teaching philosophy could help combat extremism

The ConversationBy . Young people today are constantly at risk of indoctrination – whether deliberate or inadvertent. This can be by advertisers, politicians, religious extremists or the media – and can make it hard for young people to get a handle on the world around them. More...

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23 février 2017

Philosophy and the Illusion of Explanatory Depth

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Philosophy and the Illusion of Explanatory Depth
Justin W., Daily Nous, 2017/02/21

After reading this I was motivated to look up how a toilet works on YouTube. I'm fairly confident I understand the mechanics, but I don't really have an explanation. More...

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Is It OK to Punch Nazis? Here’s What Philosophers (Including Slavoj Žižek) and Ethicists Have to Say

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Is It OK to Punch Nazis? Here’s What Philosophers (Including Slavoj Žižek) and Ethicists Have to Say
Dan Colman, Open Culture, 2017/02/03
I'm happy to say that the philosophers are lining up on the correct side of this discussion. "No, you do not get to punch people even though they’re ideologically despicable." More...

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17 février 2017

The world couldn’t afford engineering degrees without philosophy majors

http://people.uis.edu/rschr1/wp-content/themes/default/images/kubrickheader.jpgHigher Ed Tech News and Research ~ Ray Schroeder, editor. Though it costs more to educate an engineer, it pays off, according to the paper—at least, for the student who gets the degree. More...

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30 janvier 2017

iMagination créative, imagination pragmatique

Blog Educpros de Xavier Pavie. Si Aristote nous dit que la première qualité d’un philosophe est sa capacité à s’étonner, c’est parce que cette qualité est fondamentale pour qui veut diriger son existence vers la sagesse. La capacité de s’ouvrir au monde, de s’étonner de ce qu’il offre, d’observer avec un œil toujours neuf aide à changer notre regard, à modifier notre prisme pétri de certitude, et d’habitude. Voir l'article...

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26 janvier 2017

Soas students have a point. Philosophy degrees should look beyond white Europeans

The Guardian homeBy. The story of the students preferring African or Asian to European philosophy isn’t what it seems. These so-called PC snowflakes just care about learning. More...

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Philosophy can teach children what Google can’t

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Philosophy can teach children what Google can’t
Charlotte Blease, The Guardian, 2017/01/10

The headline would make more sense if you couldn't use Google to learn philosophy, but in fact, you can. Of course, learning philosophy (or anything else) means doing much ore than merely reading about it and remembering stuff. More...

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Net Return On Philosophy Major Is Comparable To That Of Engineering Major

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web. Net Return On Philosophy Major Is Comparable To That Of Engineering Major
Justin W., Daily Nous, 2017/01/23

This is a bit of a personal item for me, as I graduated with an MA in Philosophy (and went All-But-Dissertation for a PhD). More...

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What Philosophical Term or Concept Should Be More Widely Known?

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web.What Philosophical Term or Concept Should Be More Widely Known?
Maggie Hos-McGrane, Tech Transformation, 2017/01/04

http://www.maggiehosmcgrane.com/2017/01/using-technology-to-personalize.html
Two part article (part one, part two) on personalization (there may be more parts in the future) based on a review of  Personalized Learning: A Guide for Engaging Students with Technology by Peggy Grant and Dale Basye. More...

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