Empiricism and Racism

Empiricism and Racism Martin Barker A story has been told about the first case when slavery was tested in a law court. It happened in New Amsterdam, one of the Dutch colonies in America, in the seventeenth century. An indentured servant at the end of his period of indenture was kept as a slave by […]

Searle’s Idea of a University

••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• SEARLE’S IDEA OF A UNIVERSITY ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Colwyn W’illiamson The following remarks are about the nature of universities and their supposed political neutrality, about relations between students and teachers, and about the notion of the ‘academic’. To gain a foothold in the problems arising from these topics, I will focus attention on a book written […]