Tuesday, 29 October 2013

School Meals are an integral part of education

Kristofer Jäntti blogs about the importance of school meals
The provision of free school meals comes with some costs but many benefits. School meals as a part of the education experience plays a part in promoting a healthy lifestyle and good manners. Mirroring current trends in education, the provision of school meals is becoming increasingly pupil-centred.

Monday, 21 October 2013

Politics as Morality - Lakoff explains how metaphors influence the way we vote

Kristofer Jäntti blogs about George Lakoff’s contribution to Politics

George Lakoff, the renowned cognitive linguist, stresses the importance of metaphorical thinking and frames for human cognition. In his lecture  in London (Monday 7th of October), arranged by Counterpoint, he  challenges contemporary conceptions of political communication and the Enlightenment view of rationality.