Posts for the “Organisational” category

Simplification is necessary in research. But it has limitations in providing a grand theory of everything.

by Julia Evans on March 3, 2012

Quotes from: ‘The wealth of nations’ a book review by Martin Wolf of ‘Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty’ by James A. Robinson and Daron Acemoglu. (…)

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It is now officially evidence-based: NHS will have to ration further treatments…

by Julia Evans on February 27, 2012

The evidence, as reported in The Guardian  [i], is :  ‘A representative survey of 821 GPs in England, commissioned by the Nuffield Trust health thinktank.’ The conclusion:  ‘The NHS is (…)

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Sadeian power, the UK Government……… & CON-sultations

by Julia Evans on February 3, 2012

Contents   1)  A further post to : my response to a Government CON-sultation, assumptions & the concrete wall which protects the collaborators & excludes everyone else. 2)  How (…)

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Occupy the madness-29/01/2012- The Docta Ignorantia

by Bruce Scott on January 29, 2012

[Text given as part of ‘Occupy the Madness’ at Tent City University, Occupy London, St Paul’s Cathedral, London on 29th January 2012] Let me first start by saying I have (…)

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This pace of moral decision-making poses insuperable challenges to several ways of thinking about right and wrong…. Giles Fraser

by Julia Evans on January 20, 2012

Quotes from: ‘A regiment forms a moral soldier’ by Giles Fraser, Church Times. 20th January 2012 and available here.   My reason for interest in this article is the difference between (…)

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Trust no one with your money [or health] is the tragic legacy of the crisis

by Julia Evans on January 18, 2012

[Crisis in Health: Government implementation of NICE, Skills for Health, HPC, CHRE & closure of NHS provision in favour of contracted-out services ‘scientifically’ evaluated.]   Quote from ‘Trust no one (…)

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The Government’s reforms to the NHS? A car crash in slow motion playing out before our very eyes. Stephen Wright

by Julia Evans on January 6, 2012

We’re spending millions, billions, on changes for which there was no electoral mandate, for which there is no need, based on fundamentally flawed thinking that competition, not co-operation delivers the (…)

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The Importance of Being Scientific, an Earnest Reflection

by Philippe Grisar on December 8, 2011

Psychoanalysis is often refuted for not being scientific. Of course it isn’t scientific when one restricts science to neo-positivism. Neo-positivism is an epistemology, a theory of science. This stands for (…)

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Jacques Lacan’s texts on the principles of power as applied to a treatment and tackling power and control within psychoanalytic organisations

by Julia Evans on November 24, 2011

The following LacanianWorks pages have web-links to English translations of relevant texts by Jacques Lacan :   The Direction of the Treatment and the Principles of its Power:10th-13th July 1958 (…)

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Against Neuro-metaphors (video): 30th September 2011 : New York : Éric Laurent

by Julia Evans on September 30, 2011

Laurent Éric – Against Neuro-metaphors (video) Presented in a seminar with these speakers : Éric Laurent, Marie-Hélène Brousse, Pierre-Gilles Guéguen: Organised by PULSE : Paris-US Lacan Seminar : on September 30 (…)

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