Author Archives: peterbuwert

Monday 25th March

Our next Reading Group will be lead by  Reader Dr Robert Halsall , Reader and the Research Coordinator in Communication for the department of Communication, Marketing and Media. Robert’s areas of research and teaching fall within the fields of cultural … Continue reading

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Thick Description: Toward an Interpretive Theory of Culture by Clifford Geertz

Monday 11th March – text chosen by Fiona McGowan. Clifford Geertz was an American anthropologist who is remembered mostly for his strong support for and influence on the practice of symbolic anthropology, a framework which gives prime attention to the … Continue reading

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Monday 25th February

For next week’s reading group I would like to present a ‘reading’ of my research with a view to generating discussion and gathering some feedback and clarification. My area of research is around the application of personal fabrication technology within … Continue reading

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What Pragmatism Means by William James

Monday 28th January 2013 Text chosen by Anne Douglas. James, W  What Pragmatism Means in On a Certain Blindness in Human Beings  London:Penguin books 2009 (online version available to read here). This essay is one in a small collection by … Continue reading

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Tacit Knowing by Michael Polanyi

Monday 14th January 2013 – Tacit Knowing by Michael Polanyi Text chosen by Leigh-Anne Hepburn. Following on from our discussions of Dewey and Schon, I have chosen a piece of writing by Michael Polanyi for our next reading group.  Taken … Continue reading

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How we think by John Dewey

Monday 3rd December – Analysis of Reflective Thinking by John Dewey Text chosen by Sarah Griffiths: Tracking back from the last reading group, and Schon’s Reflective Practitioner, I have chosen a chapter from John Dewey’s How we think.  Actually I … Continue reading

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The Reflective Practitioner by Donald Schon

Monday 19th November – Design as a Reflective Conversation with the Situation This text has been chosen by Melehat Nil Gülari and is taken from Schon’s The Reflective Practitioner John Dewey (1904, 1933) was among the first to write about Reflective … Continue reading

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