An Interview with Alin Olteanu: Education, Signs, and the History of Ideas

Alin Olteanu is a scholar who takes 'learning' very seriously. We got to talking to Alin about many things, including: the shared history of semiotics and liberal education; Christian and Islamic philosophy; intercultural translation; the close affinity between biology and learning; and how our social understandings of learning determine and shape our basic relationship to the world. 

 

Read More

The Dialogue: A Future Education, with CSP and Simplicio

The year 2115: dissatisfied with what he feels to be a half-baked answer to his question ‘what is lithium?’, the student Simplicio poses his personal educational computer (Charles Sanders Personal, hereafter CSP) a series of questions on the nature of inquiry and the conditions of knowing and knowledge generally.

Read More