Monthly Archives: April 2011

Whatever happened to the spirits that we once believed controlled us?

Once we were able to blame benevolent or malevolent spirits for affecting our behaviour. Although many no longer hold to such a belief some still do. The gap left when spirits were no longer held responsible for our actions was … Continue reading

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Professional expertise: canonical texts vs breadth and depth of experience

Academic disciplines are defined to a large extent by their canonical texts. The professions are likewise defined by their regulatory texts. The strength of such texts is that they provide both a to-be-shared world-view and an interpretive vocabulary. It is … Continue reading

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