Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Philosophical Foray

A couple of weeks ago I attended a seminar in the Human Sciences faculty.  The topic was Holderlin and Nature, Holderlin being a German romantic writer and philosopher.  The presenter suggested Holderlin saw nature as the basis of all creation and … Continue reading

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Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve

Last week I went to Caerlaverock NNR with my friend Kevin.  We have been there before but it is a few years ago now.  Huge numbers of Barnacle Geese winter up there on the Solway Firth and there is something … Continue reading

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Thoughts on worldviews and research

The presentations last week went well.  I particularly enjoyed addressing the McDonalds managers on Stakeholder Engagement.  To me the topic is core to the sustainability discourse; we build the world together and we have to talk to each other if … Continue reading

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The nature of self

Another busy week flies by. It was good though. I gave a talk on Ethics and Sustainability Accounting to the MBA class which gave rise to a lot of discussion. It’s amazing how many people do not believe in global … Continue reading

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