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Roger P Hamburg
Roger P Hamburg
PhD U of Wisconsin, political science 1965 specialize in American foreign and military policy Soviet and now Russian politics and foreign policy. Military service: Army. New specialties Central Asia, global economics. A.M. Chicago, 1958, A.B. Michigan 1956 Post Doc Harvard 1982-83 Welch Fellow Cris


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"Can Teaching Really Matter?"

Jan. 23, 2012 2:23 pm
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"Can Teaching Really Matter?"

Peter B Lawler, ”Academic Questions“ A Publication of The National Association of Scholars Winter 2011 Vol. 24 No. 4 pp. 480-488.

“Legendary teachers are more than interdisciplinary. They have enough confidence in their own ideas to say what they believe, not what an academic discipline demanded.” In that sense, such teachers have no discipline; they refuse to submit to any discipline’s discipline. Neither do they think of themselves as the source of some “creeping enterprise”, but locate themselves within the context of the great tradition of moral and political thought. (NB. I taught history of political philosophy). They certainly don’t think that technology or productivity or citizenship should define what they think and do -- and they didn’t think that techno-change had obliterated or transformed the fundamentally human or existential question”.

Délio Pereira Lopes
May 27, 2012 at 10:40 am
Can teaching really matter?
Though some contexts can bring influence the way of thinking is almost impossible change the manner to explain or make clear one or more points of view about any subject.
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