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‘Taming the wild profusion of existing things’: using categories in learning

Daphne Loads I’ve been thinking a lot lately about putting things in categories and then questioning those categories, and how important both these processes are in learning and teaching.  In this spirit I had a look at Borges’ taxonomy of animals (in Foucault, 1970) supposedly taken from the Celestial Emporium of Benevolent Knowledge.  According to […]