January 26, 2008
How Complaints and Fitness-to-Practice fit into to the government’s scheme
Complaints and Fitness-to-Practice are enshrined in the Health Professionals Order 2001 which regulates ‘health professionals’ including psychologists, counsellors, therapists and […]
January 25, 2008
Consultations as part of perverse power
The government is consulting about the section 60 legislation under the Health Professions Order 2001 which will force (though the […]
January 24, 2008
Is Britain going mad?
A response to Professor Willem Buiter’s blog Sunday 6th January, 2008 ‘Is Britain going mad?’ First paragraph: A binary is […]
January 24, 2008
Perverse systems and government control
A confession: For the past two years I have been promising to write a paper on this topic. My ‘To […]
January 20, 2008
Failing to live up to the agreed definition
I start with three items of news: Steve Wright who is accused of murdering five prostitutes, the inquest into Princess […]
January 18, 2008
Symptoms and meaning
From the News: A police Inspector? was bailed for one violent offence. He murders the key witness to the offence. […]
January 17, 2008
Certainty – Uncertainty continued
Certainty and its relationship to the Other: Zizek uses George Soros as his example of this. Soros is either manipulating […]
January 16, 2008
Certainty and uncertainty
On reading my invitation to a Cognitive-Edge training session in New York, I was struck by the use of certainty […]