Month: December 2013

CLSA on The Habersham School

The Habersham School of Savannah, Georgia, opened its doors in the fall of 2012 anticipating approximately 35 students. Doubling projections, Habersham enrolled more than 70 students its first year and now serves over 250 students on two campuses in its second year. The Habersham School is a CLSA Partner School. See the full list of CLSA Partner Schools online …

Taking With Us What Matters

Sometimes our study of literature resembles a kind of clinical laboratory lesson. We encircle the text in our white coats, ready to dissect the story like a dead animal. Or, if this sounds too invasive or scientific, then we analyze the text in order to extract the “Elements of Literature” (the title of a recent big-press …

Zombie Logic

In 1969, philosopher Henry Veatch wrote a book called Two Logics: The Conflict Between Classical and Neo-Analytic Philosophy. It scandalized the philosophical establishment of the day. The book challenged the underlying assumptions behind the new logic that had been taught in colleges and universities for over fifty years. The issues addressed in the book were …

Informing Ourselves to Death

With one exception I have never heard anyone speak seriously and comprehensively about the disadvantages of computer technology, which strikes me as odd. After all, anyone who has studied the history of technology knows that technological change is always a Faustian bargain: Technology giveth and technology taketh away, and not always in equal measure. A …