What’s missing? Curiosity and a set of supports

A work-in-progress on what it means to foster curiosity in critical thinking, creative thinking, and studies of complex situations.
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Taylor, Peter J. (2012) “Making Space for Taking Initiative In and Through Relationships,” http://www.faculty.umb.edu/pjt/MakingSpace.html
Taylor, Peter J. (2015) “The ethics of participatory processes: Dynamic flux, Open questions,” pp. 325-337 in Rozzi, R., Pickett, S. T. A., Callicott, J. B., Chapin, F. S., Power, M. E., & Armesto, J. J. (Eds.). Earth Stewardship: Linking Ecology and Ethics in Theory and Practice. Springer.


About Peter J. Taylor
Peter Taylor is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts Boston where he teaches and directs undergraduate and graduate programs on critical thinking, reflective practice, and science-in-society. His research and writing focuses on the complexity of environmental and health sciences in their social context, incl. Unruly Complexity: Ecology, Interpretation, Engagement (U. Chicago Press, 2005) and Nature-nurture? No (2014, http://bit.ly/NNN2014). On reflective practice, see Taking Yourself Seriously: Processes of Research & Engagement (with J. Szteiter, 2012, http://bit.ly/TYS2012).

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