Richard Walker

Richard Walker
Charter Oak State College · Interdisciplinary Studies

Master of Arts Trinity College Hartford CT
Writing a book on epistemology today in the attention economy.

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Introduction
Formal presentations include a 2016 symposium talk on epistemological engagement of students, and a 2018 poster session on student writing and research in the Digital Revolution. I’m working on a possible, related textbook and an accompanying travelogue as well as various essays, and a sci-fi fantasy. MA thesis on George Orwell, "Inside or Outside the Whale: George Orwell's Art & Polemic" at https://digitalrepository.trincoll.edu/grad/26/. For bio see https://collegeresearchsharing.com/
Additional affiliations
August 2010 - December 2020
Charter Oak State College
Position
  • Scholar
Description
  • Thesis on "Inside or Outside the Whale: George Orwell's Art and Polemic." Also doing research on epistemology. For complete bio see https://collegeresearchsharing.com/?page_id=8902
Education
September 1983 - June 1991
Trinity College
Field of study
  • English and American Literature
September 1968 - June 1970
Fordham University
Field of study
  • Communication Arts

Publications

Publications (3)
Poster
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This is about the lack of a theory of knowledge today that has led to multiple unsupported belief systems. The focus is on epistemology which as a concept dates to Plato, and is now understood as philosophical psychology or philosophy of mind, creating confusion. The presentation looks into the process or lack thereof for creating “justified belief...

Projects

Project (1)
Project
The Internet is changing the way we think and how future generations will or will not think. We are easily distracted but "tuning out" isn't an option many will consider. It is hard work to gain knowledge and wisdom and to contribute to the common good. "It is in virtue of their individuality that human beings have obligations to the social order, but it is in virtue of their personality that they cannot be subordinated to that order" (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, on Jacques Maritain)