A Scriptural Sculpture of Knowledges
Publication Year: 2013
Published by: African Books Collective
Title Page, Copyright Page
I started to write this book neither as someone who has been silenced, nor as someone who is mute. I started to write this book as someone whose voice is often lost in the thoughts moulding the audible voices, those which supposedly articulate more clearly what I have to say. ...
Chapter 1 - (In) Security and Knowledge Creation
The term security changes through time. McSweeney (1999:14-15) notes that etymologically the noun “security” has evolved from a positive, comforting term to a negative one. From being a psychological condition of the care-free into which we are easily lulled—“mortals chiefest enemy” as the three witches describe it in Macbeth ...
Chapter 2 - Creativity and Recognition
Montesquieu (1976:157) stresses the links between, ideas, ideas and people, emotions and ideas, biology and aesthetic when he argues that: “All ideas are linked to one another, and they are link to ourselves. If it were known in how many ways a sentiment is held in place within a man’s brain, ...
Chapter 3 - Space and Postcoloniality
The common ground21 20th century scientific approaches to the question of society and space has been that the form of the environment is the by-product of social processes meaning that the space has no existence in its own and that there is no question of space having laws in of its own (Hillier, 2008:221). ...
Chapter 4 - Science and Knowing
Animals and humans have only two main mechanisms for adapting to their environment, the first one is biological evolution and the second one is learning (Kandel and Mack, 2003:273).In matters of learning, it is important to note that scientific reasoning differs from heuristics. ...
Chapter 5 - Human and Environmental Cognition
To think globally refers to seeing the world as a knowable entity, namely a single interconnected whole that lacks in a sense a secure stasis of maps, parlour globes, or pre-Darwinian cosmologies (Edward, 2010b:2-3). For Schneider (2009:3) global changes (e.g. growing number of people using technology or increase in the per capital level of consumption) ...
Page Count: 186
Publication Year: 2013
OCLC Number: 867740850
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