Academic Writing (Part 4): Plagiarism

October 4, 2017

Part 1: What is the truth? Part 2: Research Part 3: Scientific Language The work of a “plagiarius” (Latin for “seller of souls”) – a plagiarism – inevitably results in a grade of 5.0, and […]

Academic Writing (Part 3): Scientific Language

May 31, 2017

Academic Writing (Part 1): What Is the Truth? Academic Writing (Part 2): Research  “[Traditional company budgeting] encourages management to lie and deceive […].”[1] Such a sentence is a strong statement making drastic allegations and is […]

The 10 Deadly Sins in Academic Papers

February 13, 2017

Vanity, Greed, Lust (including hedonism, a lust for money etc.), Wrath, Gluttony, Envy, Sloth – these seven cardinal sins or “deadly sins” continue to be well-known in Western culture. Some of them we find not […]

Academic Writing (Part 2): Research

January 23, 2017

Is academic writing only something for (future) scientists and researchers? Our thoughts on truth (see Academic Writing (Part 1)) have already made it clear: Dealing with academic writing and its methods is of invaluable benefit […]

Academic Writing (Part 1): What is the Truth?

September 5, 2016

None of us would call oneself a liar. We claim to be telling the truth. But do we really know this truth? We all have vested interests, perspectives and values which coin our very own […]