In 1906, Albert Einstein announced his special theory of relativity. Soon after Hermann Minkowski, his former college teacher in mathematics developed a new schema for thinking about space and time: Space-time does not evolve, it simply exists. When we examine a particular object from the stand point of its space-time representation, every particle is located… Continue reading Social objects, Space-time and Quirks in Educational policy making
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Introduction In this blog, I offer a view of the progressive v traditionalist dichotomy through the lens of structure, culture and agency. I am going to argue that ideas can exist as material objects in the social world. There is a proviso; the ideas must have the potential to be understood. Consider hieroglyphics; for a considerable period… Continue reading Traditionalist and progressive knowledge: causally related but analytically distinct