Reflections on October

As the turn over of this new year has lead to unavoidable reflections on the previous one, I have had the time to consider some of the highlights of 2013. One of those highlights was unmistakably the Ordered Universe Workshop this October. I have been lucky enough to be on the sidelines of the Grosseteste project for the past two years and it has been a truly enriching experience. ‘Interdisciplinary’ is a buzz word in academia these days, however, the Grosseteste project takes such intellectual exchange to an exciting extreme. In addition, the levels of detailed consideration that I have witnessed in the early meetings served as a master class in how to be qualitatively uncompromising. Continue reading