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Born to run: Bruce Springsteen in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2013. Antonio Scorza via Shutterstock

Bruce Springsteen: an Aristotle for our times

Bruce Springsteen is The Boss, Aristotle is The Philosopher. And they have a great deal in common, if you know where to look.
Michel Foucault argued that surveillance, such as CCTV, is used to enforce social norms. From www.shutterstock.com

Explainer: the ideas of Foucault

Michel Foucault was one of the most famous thinkers of the late 20th century, achieving celebrity-like status before his death. His theories about power and social change continue to resonate.
Today’s view of education is largely underpinned by the philosophy of pragmatism. Wes Mountain/The Conversation

What’s the point of education? It’s no longer just about getting a job

The Ancient Greeks modelled a form of education that, in variants, has endured for centuries. But with climate change and globalisation, the world has changed, and the role of education with it.

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