Trying to explain complexity theory is, well, complicated. It’s complicated because it is both a way of representing a world… Read more Complexity is in the Eye of the Beholder
In June of this year, I began teaching a six-week program at the Central Florida Reception Center as part of… Read more Talking About Love. In Prison.
I don’t usually talk about my own beliefs, and a big reason for this is that I try very hard… Read more On Finding Common Ground in a Polarized World
I have three points to make in this post (or perhaps over three posts): Education that focuses on information transfer… Read more Education, Complexity, and Interdisciplinary Studies-Part 1
So, I haven’t done a great job keeping up with my writing plans for the year, but this falls in… Read more What I’ve Read Thus Far
Chapter 3: The art of the kluge: On the haphazard construction of the mind This chapter expands on the notion… Read more Reason and Intuition
I do read a fair bit, though not nearly as much as I used to. I think this is true… Read more Reading in 2019
Western epistemology has employed various strategies of reductionism such as logical positivism, dualisms, and absolute truth to capture and… Read more Disciplines and Reductionism: An Argument for Alt-IDS
Within the Interdisciplinary Studies literature, it is frequently asserted and/or implied that disciplines are the basis of interdisciplinarity, and from… Read more Interdisciplinarity is not about knowing more: it’s about knowing differently.
Two ideas resonate throughout the interdisciplinary studies literature: complexity is at the heart of interdisciplinarity and an epistemology of complexity… Read more From Objects to Relationships and The Place of Interdisciplinarity