Gordon Rugg

I'm currently a part time senior lecturer at Keele University, and director of a consultancy company.

Why Academic Writing is Dry and Boring by Necessity

The necessity of rigorous if uninspiring academic writing is perhaps best illustrated with the story of a prominent 18th-century intellectual named Franz Anton Mesmer. He believed that illnesses were caused by blockages that interfered with the healthy flow of magnetic fluid through the body.

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