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This podcast is part of a series about education. In this entry, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson highlights the works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Dr. Johnson examines Rousseau as a great philosopher in human history. He explores some of the views Rousseau echoed about the role of education in society. Let us have a listen!
This is the final installment in a series of podcasts about the role of experience in education. In this entry, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson examines the notion of social control in education. He echoes John Dewey’s understanding about the need for a balance in our approach to education. It is unlikely that society would be able to function without control mechanisms. However, there is also a need to allow students to be a part of the educational process. Let us have a listen!
This is the fifth installment in a series of podcasts about the role of experience in education. In this entry, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson examines the notion of experience. He delineates the nuance John Dewey makes between continuity and interaction. The argument is that the individual must be allowed to experience the world on his own. Let us have a listen!
This is the forth installment in a series of entries about education. In this Podcast, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson talks about John Dewey’s approach to experience in education. The Podcast examines the degree to which experience is a feature of a traditional approach to education, as opposed to a trademark of a more progressive approach. Dr. Johnson notes that experience is important. However, it should not be the forefront of any educational system. Let us have a listen!
When we hear the term war, what usually comes to mind is a battlefield where one man goes after another. It is where one family goes after another. It is where one nation goes after another. But is there something else to the concept? Dr. Johnson says yes.
This installment is part of a series of discussions about the essence of technology in the world. The debate centers on the notion that the man is a slave. He is limited; he is restricted. Society hampers his survival.
Are men rational beings? This is an interesting question. It is also a question, which most people would answer in the affirmative. In this Podcast, however, I beg to differ. When we speak of rationality, what do we mean? The term rationality implies a certain logic or reason in the way men are in their world.
Survival is the foundation of human existence. A person could not exist unless he can subsist. The individual could not subsist unless he has the tools and the techniques, which would allow him to maintain his existence beyond chance. That is why technology is important for human survival.
In this podcast, Dr. Johnson examines the term "Technology" from a philosophical lens. He echoes that a technology is not perforce an invention. Rather, it could be a trove, which would allow the person in possession of that knowledge (the know-how) or that skill to further a person's Beingness in the world. Dr. Johnson argues that technology is the essence of human survival.
This Podcast is part of a series of recordings about the nature of technology. This installment examines the role of nature in the creation of technology. It also examines the degree to which society hampers technology. The arguments presented in this monologue suggest that society is under control.
What is Technology? This podcast discusses the purpose of technology. It sets the stage for the next podcast, which examines the role of technology in human survival. This podcast is the second installment of a series of entries about the nature of technology.
This podcast is the second installment of a series of recordings about rights. This particular segment discusses the notion of universality in rights. The argument here is that there is no universality in the notion of rights.
In this Podcast, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson talks about education from the perspective of a contemporary philosopher. He examines the dichotomy between a traditional view of education and a progressive approach. He relates John Dewey’s concerns as to the usefulness of a progressive approach without taking into account aspects of the traditional contingency. Dr. Johnson outlines Dewey’s concerns when it comes to developing an educational approach, which is devoid of dogmatic ideals. Have a listen!
In this Podcast, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson talks about education. He examines the concept in context. Education is a complex issue. Various philosophers have examined the concept. Yet, there is no consensus as to the meaning of the term. In this installment, Dr. Johnson outlines his understanding about the purpose of education in society. Have a listen!
In this Podcast, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson discusses the notion of “Good and Bad.” The argument centers on the idea that there is no such a thing as good or bad. There is no universality in the way human beings understand their world. Every human approach is subjective in nature. Therefore, any collective agreement about the world must be arbitrary, for it does not take away the individual assessment of the self in the world.
This podcast examines the notion of censorship. It tackles head-on the issue of Internet censorship, particularly when it comes to the emprises of powerful entities, such as Google, Twitter, and Facebook, to name a few, on preventing civil discourse. In this monologue, Dr. Johnson discusses the degree to which silencing dissent is bad for society as a whole.
In this podcast, Dr. Ben Wood Johnson examines the notion that social media is on the rise. He challenges to view that social media is destructive to society and to the human mind in particular. Dr. Johnson argues that social media is there to stay. Humanity must embrace it.
This episode is the second installment about the concept of ethics. This particular entry dissects the concept of ethics based on the notion of righteousness. It explores the term by examining four paradigms (Profession, Justice, Care, and Critique). It establishes a clear delineation between what is righteous and what is legal. It discusses universal understandings about human behavior in relation to a particular social environment or milieu.
Este Podcast es parte de una serie de entradas sobre la naturaleza del pensamiento humano. Esta entrega examina las características de un pensamiento. Se disecciona lo que puede explicar un pensamiento. El argumento es que el pensar es una parte intrínseca del ser. Cuando el ser deja de pensar deja de existir.
Los seres humanos no salen de su manera de pensar. Simplemente lo hacen. Sin embargo, no es fácil descifrar la naturaleza de un pensamiento humano. Este podcast examina lo que constituye un pensamiento. Introduce el concepto del misterio de un pensamiento.
Este Podcast es parte de una serie sobre el Cogito. Esta parte introduce el concepto de un pensamiento. Se elabora sobre la noción de pensamiento humano. El argumento es que la conciencia humana es importante para la supervivencia humana. Esa conciencia solo se puede obtener a través de un proceso de pensamiento. Apoya al Dr. Johnson en Patreon
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