Month: October 2009

Autumn is a time for paradox and punishment..

As the nights draw in, and summertime evening frolics become less feasible, our students, no doubt, are turning to more cerebral means to pass the evening hours. One way might be to consider the paradox at http://peasoup.typepad.com/peasoup/2009/10/smilanskys-nonpunishment-paradox.html which […]

  Autumn 18 October 2009  

It is Never to Late to Learn

As I said to my students in RPE101, Philosophical and Ethical Arguing (and probably scaring them a little, though that was unintentional), you have to own your own learning, by which I meant you have to transform yourself […]

  Learning 13 October 2009  

The Ethicist

Ethical advice via podcast?“Randy Cohen, Times Magazine columnist, answers readers’ questions on ethical issues each week.” I enjoyed some – but the phrase “Cake-free workplace”? : only in America… d.

  cake 12 October 2009