Something for the weekend: A Theoretical Framework for the Critical PosthumanitiesThe Digital Subject: People as Data as PersonsHow does climate change affect your department?15 ways to practice environmental physiotherapyEmbodied cognitive scienceReparation hardware“Wipe out fee debt for teachers, nurses, and allied health professionals after 3 years in post (76%)” A manifesto for higher education.Reason won’t save usKierkegaard’s leapA shorter working weekThe bizarre social history of bedsRacial bias in healthcare algorithmsA robot puppet can learn to walk if it’s hooked up to human legsWhat’s wrong with work (podcast)Why not to rely on claims robots threaten half our jobs … [Read more...] about CPN Digest #61
Last week we asked what kind of Critical Physiotherapy Course format you would be most interested in next year. Here are the results: 23 people voted for one of the four options. 9 voted for the idea of using clinical scenarios as the basis for thinking through theories and ideas. 7 voted for inviting non-physiotherapy speakers to introduce us to unfamiliar ideas and theories. 4 for using YouTube videos of theories and ideas as a prompt for discussion. And 3 for inviting clients/patients to present as a starting point to thinking through theories and ideas. What does this tell us? Perhaps firstly that people are still struggling to find the practical use for … [Read more...] about Should a Critical Physiotherapy Course be practically useful?
Something for the weekend: Pain as revolutionNew projects focus on the rights of artists with disabilitiesThe Butchering Art: Joseph Lister's Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian MedicineResearch as a game of empireFake doctor saves thousands of children’s livesA monk interviews Martin HeideggerLearning as cognitive embodimentAre we telling the truth about ageing?History, philosophy and wonderHealth professionals’ judgements and getting help with eating disordersThe NHS dismantledWorking conditions in aged care homes are awful, largely because the work is done by womenHow to write a successful ethics applicationThe teacher is less important than you thinkBraidotti & Fuller … [Read more...] about CPN Digest #60