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Communicating Not-Knowing: Education, Daoism and Epistemological Chaos
(China Media Research, 2014)
Mainstream educational theory and practice tend to favour what Freire, in Pedagogy of the Oppressed, has called ‘banking education’, in which students are seen as depositories of knowledge. But seeing pedagogy as a matter ...
Telling Tales About the Yijing
(JOMEC Journal, 2014-11)
This essay explores the cultural translation of the Chinese classic, the Book of Changes or Yijing (易經) through a reflection on my own attempts to adapt, use and misuse the text in literary form. My own engagement with the ...
How the revolution began.
Storytelling the Yijing: Tales and Reflections on a Chinese Literature Machine
The Chinese Book of Changes, or Yijing, has not only had a central role in the theory and practice of literature in China, but has also had a wider influence on writers in the West. But why has this difficult book been so ...
The lady empress.
The modern world 1900-1950.
(Dorling Kindersley, 2011)
The Snorgh and the Sailor
(Alison Green Books / Scholastic, 2012)
The Snorgh and the Sailor is a story about a miserable, marsh-dwelling Snorgh. Snorghs (as everybody knows) don’t have visitors. Snorghs don’t share soup. Snorghs don’t like stories. And Snorghs most definitely DO NOT like ...
Introducing Happiness: A Practical Guide
(Icon Books / Totem Books, 2012)
A brief and breezy guide to the various philosophies of happiness—from Zhuangzi to the world of Positive Psychology and from Epicurus to the Buddha—packed with entertaining and fun exercises. Introducing Happiness is also ...