I’m fascinated by the emerging field of ‘experimental philosophy’, where it seems that philosophers are stepping away from their armchairs and using research methods from psychology to tackle philosophical questions.
This is interesting enough in itself, but just recently I’ve been pondering some of the ideas I heard expressed and saw practiced in workshops here with my friend and colleague Paul Natorp, from the Kaos Pilots. Paul’s gigs were mainly about ‘creative leadership’, the kind of leadership that is appropriate to innovation and R&D. One of the phrases I heard him use, and one that’s cropped up elsewhere…
Michael is an educator, animateur and founding director of Edgeware Creative Entrepreneurship.