Monthly Archives: August 2011

Shape and story

I’ve noted previously the Cafe Politique event that I attended where the Politics of Dementia was discussed – it struck me then that one of the problematic issues facing people living with dementia was the notion of identity. The people … Continue reading

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Further insights into modelling thinking

A bit like in the previous entry, a while ago I came across an edition of the journal Developmental Science which was dedicated to a single topic. In this case it was using modelling techniques to try and gain insight … Continue reading

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The agency of objects

“If, as I do, we translate the term ‘agency’ as meaning providing affordances and constraints for thoughts and actions, then I cannot understand why the term should trouble Ingold or anyone else.” (Tilley, 2007) I found this quote in a … Continue reading

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