A complexity critic of cognitive reductionism. In the paper "From representation to emergence: complexity’s challenge to the epistemology of schooling" Deborah Osberg, Gert Biesta and Paul Cilliers challenges the ‘spatial epistemology’ of representation by using ideas from complexity. Key takes In this paper they explore possibilities for an alternative ‘temporal’ understanding of knowledge in its … Continue reading From Representation to Emergence by Osberg, Biesta and Cilliers
Month: April 2022
Evidence-informed Vs Evidence of what(Biesta)
Recently I have got the opportunity to watch an interview of Guy Claxton in which he was asserting the need to ask deep questions about evidence. The first question according to him should be "evidence of what?". This made me curious to read an article that I have scanned through few years ago by Gert … Continue reading Evidence-informed Vs Evidence of what(Biesta)
Why expertise theory of effectuation (and entrepreneurship) is flawed?
This is an updated version of my previous blog post that explored the flaws of effectuation. The series has two more posts which you can read here and here (Effectual Self-Organization: Could it be a mindful praxis for self-organization). The empirical evidence for effectuation came from the study of expert entrepreneurs conducted by Saraswathy. She … Continue reading Why expertise theory of effectuation (and entrepreneurship) is flawed?
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