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  • The Urgent Need for an Academic Revolution (2010)

    Humanity faces two great problems of learning: learning about the nature of the universe and about ourselves as a part of the universe, and learning how to make progress towards a good, civilized world. We solved the first problem when we created modern science in the 17th century, but we have not yet...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • Are philosophers responsible for global warming? (2008)

    Global warming has come about as a result of rapid population increase plus our whole modern way of life, all made possible by modern science. In order to tackle global warming successfully, we need a new kind of inquiry that gives intellectual priority to tackling problems of living over problems of...
    (My publication) Posted by: NickMaxwell
  • From Knowledge to Wisdom: The Need for an Academic Revolution (2007)

    Abstract: At present the basic intellectual aim of academic inquiry is to improve knowledge. Much of the structure, the whole character, of academic inquiry, in universities all over the world, is shaped by the adoption of this as the basic intellectual aim. But, judged from the standpoint of making...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: jlmatelski
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