Monthly Archives: March 2014

Hostile Acquisition

An interesting presentation at the DHD 2014 Digital Humanities conference covered different attitudes towards ontologies. Continue reading

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Atomic concepts?

“Measure learning outcomes at the atomic concept level” sounds strange.

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Homunculus vs. Emissary

Downes explains that representational theories only work if we assume a little “homunculus” inside ourselves. Therefore he emphasises the role of recognition. McGilchrist calls the representational mode an “emissary” who needs to return to his master, the presentational mode, for reintegration.
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