Tag Archives: theory

Global Studies: The Art of Wonder in the Age of the Anthropocene

Richard Feynman (Theoretical physicist, 1918-1988) It would be a very dull universe for any intelligent being were everything of importance to be known. (Carl Sagan) What inspired the greatest scientists to spend their lives in a lab? A deep sense … Continue reading

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Why are we here?

The hard truth seems to be this: We live in a vast and awesome universe in which, daily, suns are made and worlds destroyed, where humanity clings to an obscure clod of rock. The significance of our lives and our … Continue reading

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No Self-Mockery, Please, We’re American

Terry Eagleton, The Chronicle Review, July 1, 2013 This is an amusing and controversial take by literary theorist and critic Terry Eagleton on the strengths and weaknesses of ‘American collective identity’ (whatever that is …), especially as compared – a … Continue reading

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21 Essential Reads on Education

Maria Popova, Brain Pickings, June 28, 2013 After previously requested reading lists like famous writers’ collected advice on writing, the best books of 2012, and history’s finest letters of fatherly advice, here is another omnibus of popular demand: 21 great … Continue reading

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Split brain, split views

Join the conversation about our divided brain and show it shaped our world at the last Honors Salon of this semester this Thursday, April 25, 7-8.30pm.

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Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program info session this afternoon at 4pm in Cherry 210

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn all you need to know about this unique program directly from Dr. Jonathan Cristol, the director of the program! Today, Tuesday, April 16, 2013, 4-5pm, Cherry Hall 21o Facebook Hosted by the School … Continue reading

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WKU Honors Today #10: London/Harlaxton, Study Abroad, Scholarship, Globetrotters, Tunisia & Epistemology

Today is the 14th day of 2013. There are 351 days left in the year. Picture of the Day: Shelley Spalding in London this weekend (Harlaxton, spring 2013) Opportunities of the Day Apply for the Generation Ali Global Citizenship Scholarship … Continue reading

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