Monthly Archives: March 2014

Degrees of openness about the doctoral journey

Leitch, R. (2006) Outside the Spoon Drawer, Naked and Skinless in Search of My Professional Esteem. Qualitative Enquiry 12 (2), pp1-12 Drake, P. (2010) Grasping at methodological understanding: a cautionary tale from insider research. International Journal of Research and Method … Continue reading

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Listening to the grass grow

Wrathall, M (2005) How to read Heidegger, London: Granta, 106-118 Halfway through reading this I found myself so enamoured with it that I thrust a spare photocopy at Brendan and said ‘read this, it’s awesome’. I think he was fairly nonplussed… I’d … Continue reading

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An illusion of control

Lewin, D. (2013) No Place for Wisdom: Technological Thinking and the Erosion of Phronesis. Paper presented at the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain Annual Conference; New College, Oxford. 22-24 March. My last few posts have all looked at the … Continue reading

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Nature, Nurture, Nietzsche

Dreyfus, H (2006)  ‘Heidegger on the connection between nihilism, art, technology, and politics’ in Guignon, C B (ed)  Cambridge Companion to Heidegger, 2nd edition, Cambridge University Press, pp345 – 372 Open Access here: So this – more than anything else I’ve read … Continue reading

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Being in teaching: a little transformation

Donnelly, J. F. (1999) Schooling Heidegger: on being in teaching. Teaching and Teacher Education. 15, pp933-949 I am feeling exceptionally blessed at the moment. The last piece of RRW2 reading I wrote about – the Ian Munday paper on problems … Continue reading

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Phraseology in articles and book reviews – it’s not random, apparently

Groom, N. (2005) Pattern and meaning across genres and disciplines: An exploratory study. Journal of English for Academic Purposes; 4, pp257-277 Wow. A bit dry, this one…!! I can see why it was suggested we read it at this point … Continue reading

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