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Getting the point of pointlessness (Or, Back on the piste again. ... In which I dabble in philosophy)

[ This is the paper which I gave at the 49th International Congress of Medieval Studies, in Kalamazoo MI last Saturday.  It went through at...

Thursday, 12 May 2011

The State We're In (Part 2): Appendix

Here is a very splendid piece by Howard Hotson, mercilessly dissecting the idea that market forces drive up standards in education.  One problem, I suppose, is that Hotson is basing his analysis itself on the nonsense of the same League Tables the lure of whose superficial study led old "Two-Brain-cells'" and his chums to produce their idiotic ideas in the first place.   

1 comment:

  1. That's a great article, Guy, thanks for linking to it; it would have been probably years before I found it otherwise.