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by Mark English My old high-school Latin teacher had a very short temper. He exploded on a regular basis. More than once he became so agitated in class that he knocked off his own spectacles, sending them skidding across the floor. Corporal punishment was part of the culture at this strange institution, which seemed to have been trapped in a […]
by E. John Winner Social determinism and compatibilism I gave up worrying about the “free will vs. determinism” debate back around 1990. At that time, I was studying Pragmatism, especially (in the present context) that of Dewey , George Herbert Mead , and the little known but nonetheless important Explanation and Power: The Control of Human Behavior b […]