17th Oct 2018 |4.30-6.30pm | MMB 220 Claire Blencowe (Warwick) More-Than-Secular Social Theory for the Pluriverse Part of the Pluralistic Variations Lecture Series | Unit of Play Organiser: Dr Martin Savransky (Sociology) Everyone’s Welcome!
Two consecutive workshops bring together members of Goldsmiths Faculty —engaged in different disciplinary perspectives and different practice commitments, both theoretical and methodological— to consider the nature of problems. Bearing in mind concern within the field of Science and Technology Studies about how solutions are arrived at and may even be said to participate in how […]
Discussant: Alex Wilkie Chair: Marsha Rosengarten Deleuze’s conception of ‘diagrammatics’ implicates a radicalised notion of play. This augments Schiller’s conception of play as the harmonic synthesis of the form impulse and the sensible impulse to reconceive play as the disjunctive synthesis of the sensible. I consider the philosophical sources for this inversion, and attend to […]
Although the randomized control trial (RCT) is considered the gold standard for evidence-based research in medicine, its findings of biomedical ‘efficacy’ under isolated test conditions stand apart from what affects the successful implementation and take up of the intervention, that is, ‘effectiveness’ in real world conditions. In this symposium we consider the challenges that emerge […]