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Feature: On thinking with – scientists, Sciences, and Isabelle Stengers

On thinking with… is the transcription of a talk read by Fernando at the Centre for Science & Innovation Studies at UC Davis in 2015. The text certainly has the character of a reading: through closely attending to Stengers’ similarly

Feature: On thinking with – scientists, Sciences, and Isabelle Stengers

On thinking with… is the transcription of a talk read by Fernando at the Centre for Science & Innovation Studies at UC Davis in 2015. The text certainly has the character of a reading: through closely attending to Stengers’ similarly

A History of Australasian Economic Thought

  Most economies today are generally a reflection of their modern economic history. The economic histories of New Zealand and Australia are no different. Following European settlement, the New Zealand and Australian economies were captive to Britain’s imperial hegemony, providing

A History of Australasian Economic Thought

  Most economies today are generally a reflection of their modern economic history. The economic histories of New Zealand and Australia are no different. Following European settlement, the New Zealand and Australian economies were captive to Britain’s imperial hegemony, providing

A Water to Quench Your Thirst

  Eileen Chong’s new release Rainforest touches on nature, family, history, identity, food, belonging, and self. In a resonant voice that speaks its own truth, Chong shares her world with the reader, inviting them into a sensuous environment that is

A Water to Quench Your Thirst

  Eileen Chong’s new release Rainforest touches on nature, family, history, identity, food, belonging, and self. In a resonant voice that speaks its own truth, Chong shares her world with the reader, inviting them into a sensuous environment that is

Spoil it – je me touche

Je Me Touche is Fernando tuning into the tradition of thinking – if one may use the word tradition for it, which ever since humans emerged as bipeds with bigger brains, enabled us to deal with the abstract: with imaginative

Spoil it – je me touche

Je Me Touche is Fernando tuning into the tradition of thinking – if one may use the word tradition for it, which ever since humans emerged as bipeds with bigger brains, enabled us to deal with the abstract: with imaginative

India’s Long Road

India is in a headlong rush to modernize its economy. Scarcely a week goes by without news of India’s economic renaissance. To be sure, India’s economic performance of late has been impressive. India has now surpassed China and the United

India’s Long Road

India is in a headlong rush to modernize its economy. Scarcely a week goes by without news of India’s economic renaissance. To be sure, India’s economic performance of late has been impressive. India has now surpassed China and the United

A Labour of Love

Where is the place of thought in writing, or reading? Compelled by this question, philosophers since Plato have either ventured or deviated from it in many different ways. Few, however, have paused to reflect upon the journey itself. A rhythmic

A Labour of Love

Where is the place of thought in writing, or reading? Compelled by this question, philosophers since Plato have either ventured or deviated from it in many different ways. Few, however, have paused to reflect upon the journey itself. A rhythmic

Bodies of Music, Bodies of Soil

Australian poets Andy Jackson’s Music Our Bodies Can’t Hold and Tanya Thaweeskulchai’s A Salivating Monstrous Plant feature poems about the body. This is a body living in space and time. Although there is joy and pleasure here, the body is

Bodies of Music, Bodies of Soil

Australian poets Andy Jackson’s Music Our Bodies Can’t Hold and Tanya Thaweeskulchai’s A Salivating Monstrous Plant feature poems about the body. This is a body living in space and time. Although there is joy and pleasure here, the body is