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Michael Gove might benefit from doing some philosophy
June 6, 2012
One thing philosophers do well is draw distinctions. One of those distinctions is between justification and explanation. One aspect of this distinction concerns the scope of these notions. Almost all events can be explained (this extends even, perhaps, to the Big Bang, see: A Universe From Nothing | Lawrence Krauss). Why did the volcano erupt? …
Efficiency: Real or Imagined?
A recent report by the think tank Centreforum has recommended reforms to the system of childcare in the UK with the aim of making it more affordable. BBC News – UK childcare needs to be more affordable – CentreForum. One way of making it more affordable would be to decrease the quality of the service offered. …