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Experience vs. Knowledge

In Book VI of Nicomachean Ethics, Aristotle delivers an intriguing example explaining the connection between practical knowledge and experience.

“This is why some who do not know, and especially those who have experience, are more practical than others who know; for if a man knew that light meats are digestible and wholesome, but did not know which sorts of meat are light, he would not produce health, but the man who knows that chicken is wholesome is more likely to produce health” (7, page 1802). 177 more words


Are two heads better than one?

Looking at the certificate recently hung on my wall – telling me I’m a fully qualified BSL / English interpreter – a sense of relief waved over me.  1,027 more words


The Value of a Person's Skill

Local economies once operated on a barter system. Goods and services were rendered in exchange for other goods or services.

A person needing a new pair of shoes might have given a cobbler a pound of grain. 340 more words

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My viewpoint on skill will come as no surprise to those who know me. With the increasingly popular view that high-end raiders are a closed off, elitist group of people, I think it’s important to consider the concept of skill and the skill ceiling in a game like World of Warcraft. 1,083 more words


Graphing & Spreadsheet Activity

Link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/
Subject: Biology
Stage: 6

Description: Students will model the concept of Natural Selection in a first hand investigation and use google spread sheet to compile and tabulate data. 208 more words