The Redskins should think seriously about looking to Florida State University, whose mascot has the blessing of an actual tribe.
[From PEL Citizen and friend of the podcast Roy Spence]
The publication of John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice in the early 1970s led welfare economists to derive various interpretations of the Rawls’ second principle of justice,…Read more »
One of the groovy things about our new “open” society is how venerated institutions of higher learning like Yale are being strong-armed into sharing their course content online with the unwashed masses (aka you and me).…Read more »
Dan Mullin is a philosophy grad student and part-time teacher who runs a blog called The Unemployed Philosopher’s Blog. His mission statement is to challenge the view that a philosophical education isn’t of much value for employment. As he says:
My name is Daniel Mullin and I’m a philosophy grad student and part-time teacher.…Read more »
So the perception is that the college/university system is dying, or at least anachronistic and a new model of learning is needed. Every other TEDx talk is by an entrepreneur who thinks education is a barrier to creative thinking and a waste of productive years. Economic analyses show the ROI of attending college isn’t worth it for many graduates. The government funded primary school system is severely mismanaged. That thing that Aristotle thought was the foundation for a virtuous life is in shambles.…Read more »