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Ontological Status Of Relational Quantum Mechanics, Juan Ferret 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Ontological Status Of Relational Quantum Mechanics, Juan Ferret

Juan Ferret

No abstract provided.


“Architecture Of Autonomy: The Blessing And Peace Synagogue Of Suriname”, Aviva Ben-Ur, Rachel Frankel 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

“Architecture Of Autonomy: The Blessing And Peace Synagogue Of Suriname”, Aviva Ben-Ur, Rachel Frankel

Aviva Ben-Ur

No abstract provided.


Ogbuu-Kay! The "After Laugh" Lingers On (Memorial Tribute To Ogbu Uke Kalu, 1942-2009), Chukwuma Azuonye 2009 University of Massachusetts Boston

Ogbuu-Kay! The "After Laugh" Lingers On (Memorial Tribute To Ogbu Uke Kalu, 1942-2009), Chukwuma Azuonye

Chukwuma Azuonye

No abstract provided.


Rethinking Confucian Authority And Rejecting Confucian Authoritarianism, Stephen C. Angle 2009 Wesleyan University

Rethinking Confucian Authority And Rejecting Confucian Authoritarianism, Stephen C. Angle

Stephen C. Angle

Early Confucianism saw "Tian" 天 or Heaven as the source of authority, as kings ruled in accord with its "mandate." The clearest communication of Tian's intentions comes through the actions of the "people" (min 民), whose well beingthus forms the bedrock of Confucian politics. The essay begins by rehearsing the strengths and the limitations of such a framework, as well as pointing to a tnesion concerning the status of "the people" that runs throughout traditional Confucianism. Next, I analyze Kang Xiaoguang's 康小光 contemporary Chinese effort to justify an authoritarian state by means of an only modestly revised version ...


The Issues Of Appraising “Meaningful” Participation And Quality Control In Threaded Discussion Board., Lee Luan Ng 2009 Selected Works

The Issues Of Appraising “Meaningful” Participation And Quality Control In Threaded Discussion Board., Lee Luan Ng

Dr Ng Lee Luan

One of the most widely used interactive channels today is the electronic discussion board. This new medium is used as part of feedback-seeking channels. There are two unique characteristics, it does not require the physical presence of anyone and it does not require the simultaneous presence of anyone for feedback-seeking activities to occur. Educational practitioners have also begun to capitalize on these characteristics in their scheme of course assessment. In this study, the threaded electronic discussion board has been incorporated into part of the assessment activities for postgraduate courses. The study aims to investigate how this medium is utilized by ...


Identity Through Change And Substitutivity Salva Veritate, Ray Elugardo, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Identity Through Change And Substitutivity Salva Veritate, Ray Elugardo, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

This paper has three modest aims: to present a puzzle, to show why some obvious solutions aren’t really “easy outs”, and to introduce our own solution. The puzzle is this. When it was small and had waterlogged streets, Toronto carried the moniker ‘Muddy York’. Later, the streets were drained, it grew, and Muddy York officially changed its name to ‘Toronto’. Given this, each premise in the following argument seems true. Yet the conclusion is a contraction. P1: Muddy York = Toronto P2: Muddy York evolved into Toronto P3: The context “__ evolved into Toronto” is transparent, i.e., it allows ...


Philosophy Of Language, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Philosophy Of Language, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

No abstract provided.


Pragmatic Impairments, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Pragmatic Impairments, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

This review essay addresses the question, "What, properly speaking, is a pragmatic impairment?" Drawing on work from two recent books, it presents three possible answers, and evaluates them.


Clinical Pragmatics, By Louise Cummings, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Clinical Pragmatics, By Louise Cummings, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

No abstract provided.


Contextualism In Epistemology And The Context Sensitivity Of 'Knows', Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Contextualism In Epistemology And The Context Sensitivity Of 'Knows', Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

The central issue of this paper is whether contextualism in epistemology is genuinely in conflict with recent claims that ‘know’ is not in fact a context sensitive word. To address this question, I’ll first rehearse three key aims of contextualists and the broad strategy they adopt for achieving them. I then introduce two linguistic arguments to the effect that the lexical item ‘know’ is not context sensitive: one from Herman Cappelen & Ernie Lepore, one from Jason Stanley. I find these and related arguments quite compelling. In particular, I think Cappelen & Lepore (2003, 2005a) show pretty definitively that ‘know’ is ...


Differential Pragmatic Abilities And Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Case Of Pragmatic Determinants Of Literal Content, Jessica de Villiers, Brooke Myers, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

Differential Pragmatic Abilities And Autism Spectrum Disorders: The Case Of Pragmatic Determinants Of Literal Content, Jessica De Villiers, Brooke Myers, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

No abstract provided.


The Contribution Of Domain Specificity In The Highly Modular Mind, Axel Barcelo Aspeitia, Angeles Erana, Robert J. Stainton 2009 University of Western Ontario

The Contribution Of Domain Specificity In The Highly Modular Mind, Axel Barcelo Aspeitia, Angeles Erana, Robert J. Stainton

Robert J. Stainton

Is there a notion of domain specificity which affords genuine insight in the context of the highly modular mind, i.e. a mind which has not only input modules, but also central ‘conceptual’ modules? Our answer to this question is no. The main argument is simple enough: we lay out some constraints that a theoretically useful notion of domain specificity, in the context of the highly modular mind, would need to meet. We then survey a host of accounts of what domain specificity is, based on the intuitive idea that a domain specific mechanism is restricted in the kind of ...


A Dinâmica Política Em Roraima, Eloi Martins Senhoras 2009 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

A Dinâmica Política Em Roraima, Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


O Surto Armamentista Na América Do Sul, Eloi Martins Senhoras 2009 Federal University of Roraima (UFRR)

O Surto Armamentista Na América Do Sul, Eloi Martins Senhoras

Elói Martins Senhoras

No abstract provided.


“Mair José Benardete,” In Norman Stillman, Ed., Encyclopedia Of Jews In The Islamic World 403-404., Aviva Ben-Ur 2009 University of Massachusetts - Amherst

“Mair José Benardete,” In Norman Stillman, Ed., Encyclopedia Of Jews In The Islamic World 403-404., Aviva Ben-Ur

Aviva Ben-Ur

A biography of Hispanist Mair José Benardete.


Vite Svuotate. Per Una Critica Dell’Impatto Psicosociale Del Capitalismo Contemporaneo, In "Costruzioni Psicoanalitiche", X, N. 20 (2010), Pp. 71-81., Marco Solinas 2009 Florence University

Vite Svuotate. Per Una Critica Dell’Impatto Psicosociale Del Capitalismo Contemporaneo, In "Costruzioni Psicoanalitiche", X, N. 20 (2010), Pp. 71-81., Marco Solinas

Marco Solinas

Il saggio mira a individuare e delucidare alcuni nessi causali tra il concomitante incremento dei fenomeni depressivi, non solo in senso strettamente clinico, e l’affermazione del nuovo modello capitalistico avvenuto nei paesi occidentali dai primi anni settanta ad oggi. Oltre che sul meccanismo della flessibilità del mercato del lavoro, si insiste in particolare sulle dinamiche paradossali delle istanze etiche e morali della nuova configurazione ideologica. Ricorrendo anche alla categoria di egemonia, vengono da ultimo approntati degli strumenti teorici finalizzati a riattivare i potenziali emancipativi frustrati nella sofferenza sociale di natura depressiva e regressiva. The paper aims to single out ...


Landslide - Interview With The Descendants Of Titsian Tabidze, Rebecca Gould 2009 University of Bristol

Landslide - Interview With The Descendants Of Titsian Tabidze, Rebecca Gould

Rebecca Gould

No abstract provided.


Gay And Lesbian Elders: History, Law, And Identity Politics In The United States, Nancy J. Knauer 2009 Temple University School of Law

Gay And Lesbian Elders: History, Law, And Identity Politics In The United States, Nancy J. Knauer

Nancy J. Knauer

The approximately two million gay and lesbian elders in the United States are an underserved and understudied population. At a time when gay men and lesbians enjoy an unprecedented degree of social acceptance and legal protection, many elders face the daily challenges of aging isolated from family, detached from the larger gay and lesbian community, and ignored by mainstream aging initiatives. Drawing on materials from law, history, and social theory, this book integrates practical proposals for reform with larger issues of sexuality and identity. Beginning with a summary of existing demographic data and offering a historical overview of pre-Stonewall views ...


Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush, Anne M. Giangiulio 2009 University of Texas at El Paso

Mr. Mendoza's Paintbrush, Anne M. Giangiulio

Anne M. Giangiulio

Excerpt from the graphic novel I designed, 'Mr. Mendoza’s Paintbrush' by Luis Alberto Urrea, published by Cinco Puntos Press in collaboration with Brooklyn illustrator Christopher Cardinale. Please be patient when downloading as file is 1.8 MB.


"I'Ve Only To Say The Word!": Uncle Tom's Cabin And Performative Speech Theory, 2009 Selected Works

"I'Ve Only To Say The Word!": Uncle Tom's Cabin And Performative Speech Theory

Debra Rosenthal

No abstract provided.


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