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[19 Nov 2008 | 5 Comments | 1 views]

Alternative Imaginations (AI), a new research cluster I established with some colleagues at Arizona State University, invite you to our first seminar.
Alternative Imaginations – a project of the Consortium for Science, Policy & Outcomes
Rethinking Knowledge Systems
seminar series

being a scholar »

[25 Jun 2008 | 12 Comments | 1 views]

When I was little, I always dreamed of flying. I wanted to see the earth from above. I dreamed of seeing the cloud closely. I read that book Around the World in 80 Days and thought that someday I’d fly around the world, too. Of course, just like most lower class Indonesians, I didn’t have a chance to fly when I was a kid. I flew for the first time in 1996, for free. The I flew again once in 1997 and nothing happened in 1998. My academic flight started …

research & teaching »

[6 May 2008 | 6 Comments | 1 views]

Can we talk about non-ness without nonsense?
Can you be nonscientific and yet be rational?
Can you be rational and non-utilitarian?
Is there intellectual space for non-evidential knowledge?
Can technology close intellectual space for alternatives to technology?
Can we open a self-sustaining space for interactions of systems of knowledge?
Can story-tellers capture reality better than scientists?