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The Politic 2010 Spring, The Politic, Inc. 2010 Yale University

The Politic 2010 Spring, The Politic, Inc.

The Politic

No abstract provided.


Economics And Rationality Of Organizations, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Economics And Rationality Of Organizations, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

One of the main achievements of Herbert A. Simon in organizational theory is analytically evaluating the psychology of individual and collective behavior thus opening the ground for further research D. Kahneman, and T. Schelling. This article provides an assessment of the contributions of Simon's theory of organizations with special emphasis on the criterion of bounded rationality. It is interpreted Simon's criticism of the orthodox version of organizational bureaucracy and extends his analysis to the new institutional economics.


Dilemmas Of Public Election, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Dilemmas Of Public Election, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

In this brief comment, the public choice theory aims to distinguish the dilemmas and conflicts in formal and empirical. The hypothesis argues that the reality more complex than the principles of choice of Pareto and Liberalism*. Both the ethics and politics are taking decisions that are not always in line with the requirements of rationality and complete information.


Game Theory On Strategic Communication An Approach From Thomas S. Schelling, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Game Theory On Strategic Communication An Approach From Thomas S. Schelling, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

In their recent work Thomas S. Schelling, reiterating original arguments about game theory and its applications to social sciences. In particular, game theory helps to explore situations in which agents make decisions interdependent (strategic communication). Schelling's originality is to extend economic theory to social sciences. When a player can anticipate the options and influence the decisions of others. The strategy, indirect communication plays a crucial role. To illustrate, we investigate how to perform the payoff matrix in cases of bribery and threat


Opinion Polls And Presidential Campaign In Colombia, Fernando Estrada 2010 SelectedWorks

Opinion Polls And Presidential Campaign In Colombia, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

The polls, these surveys do not withstand any rigorous testing. And contrary to expand the formation of public opinion, impaired. To overcome this defect should propose means fewer surveys and more discussions. Presidential campaigns should seek democratic enlargement, and a less massive media exposure to foot the surveys. Simplify


Das Conversas, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Das Conversas, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Sobre a Conversa, os discursos, o auto-biográfico, as (in)sinceridades, os géneros...


A Reading Hayek On Power To Tax, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

A Reading Hayek On Power To Tax, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

This article describes the argumentative structure of Hayek on the relationship between power to tax and redistribution. It is observed throughout its work giving special attention to two works: The Constitution of Liberty (1959) and Law, Legislation and Liberty, vol3, The Political Order of Free People, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1979.) Hayek describes one of the arguments most complete information bout SFP progressive tax systems (progressive tax). According to the author the history of the tax progressive system, works against such a tax model and deploys a variety of arguments in his favorite spot by critics: liberal democracy.


Networks Of Information In The Civil Wars., Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Networks Of Information In The Civil Wars., Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

The aim of this paper is to interpret the relationships between information networks and the massacres in Colombia. Over a period of paramilitary violence networks of informants were used with a strategic purpose. In fact, the paramilitaries were preparing each slaughter counting information previously learned between the inhabitants of the town. For these reasons, it is shown that information is a key phenomenon to understand civil wars. Moreover, as demonstrated in this work is the evolution of the slaughter in the civil wars as a result of rumor and information.


Reconstruction Of Concept Of Paradigm In Thomas S. Kuhn, Fernando Estrada 2010 SelectedWorks

Reconstruction Of Concept Of Paradigm In Thomas S. Kuhn, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

This article aims to discuss an evaluation of the concept of paradigm of T. Kuhn in his representative work: The Structure of Scientific Revolutions ERC, [Ku96] and the complementary version by W. Stegmüller, Structure and dynamics of theories EDT, [Steg83]. This refined interpretation of the concept of paradigm allows for a more complete set of central Kuhnian concept.


Democracy In Dangerous Places: Colombia. Vote With Paramilitary Preferences, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Democracy In Dangerous Places: Colombia. Vote With Paramilitary Preferences, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

This paper discusses the problem of paramilitary violence in Colombia and its effects on democracy. The elections were part of the purpose of self defense and constituted a disguised form to retain its drug trafficking economy. The impacts on institutional technology have been negative: representative democracy, the electoral system and voting, they were not the same. With paramilitary violence changed the electoral map in areas contested by the traditional political parties. Voting with paramilitary preferences mean the biggest challenge is constitutional democracy in Colombia.


Avaliar, Sim; Mas Devagar, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Avaliar, Sim; Mas Devagar, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Quem guarda os guardas ? podem colegas julgar colegas, com imparcialidade ? Podem directores julgar omniscientemente todos os que o não são, só por o serem ? Podem estudantes, parte interessada, julgar com competência e justiça (em inquéritos nem sempre objectivos, a que podem responder tanto assíduos como faltosos, os de 0 como os de 20)? E podem os professores, se assim avaliados, deixar de passar a lisonjear os poderes e a tentar seduzir os alunos ?


The Thorny Triangle: Cyber Conflict, Business And The Sino-American Relationship In The Global System, Athina Karatzogianni 2010 University of Hull

The Thorny Triangle: Cyber Conflict, Business And The Sino-American Relationship In The Global System, Athina Karatzogianni

Athina Karatzogianni

The Google-China event in January 2010 is a snapshot example of developments in global politics, the world economy, and the major media transformation causing/accompanying these developments, in ways which will prove revealing in more than one disciplines of study. The history of the media and the internet censorship in China is well documented, as well as the various cyberconflicts linked to conflicts pertaining to the real world or tied specifically to internet freedom in general and to the Chinese approach to ICTs in particular. The purpose of this article is to sketch roughly the web of complex issues in ...


İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Murat Yesiltas, Ali Balcı 2010 Sakarya University

İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Murat Yesiltas, Ali Balcı

Murat Yesiltas

This study attempts to analyze the process and humanitarian costs of Israel’s a thirtyfour-day war against Lebanon in the summer 2006. As it is stressed in many studies about the war, we will underline two points. Firstly, we will argue that the war had already planned before the invasion started and Israel had been waiting an excuse for initiating the war. Secondly, by focusing on the some reports which were published after the war, this study posits that Israel used “collective punishment” as a technique of war against the Lebanese and it suspended international law of war.


İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Ali Balci 2010 Sakarya University

İkinci Lübnan Savaşı: Bir Yeniden Değerlendirme, Ali Balci

Ali Balci

No abstract provided.


Pensada Lei, Pensada Malícia. A Propósito Das Avaliações "De Desempenho" Aos Docentes, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Pensada Lei, Pensada Malícia. A Propósito Das Avaliações "De Desempenho" Aos Docentes, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

There is a widespread ignorance about what does and what it should do a university professor, lecturer or researcher. This will create dangerous myths about how teachers should be evaluated, because paying no attention to the nature of their labor, and resulting on the creation of deep injustice. It is feared that such systems to be implemented result in infinite time-consuming bureaucratic. Precious time that should be used in teaching and research. That may also pollute the environment by creating lethal enemies among teaching people, ending up in lengthy legal proceedings. This article seeks to make a diagnosis of myths ...


Por Uma Avaliação Objectiva, Paulo Ferreira da Cunha 2010 Universidade do Porto

Por Uma Avaliação Objectiva, Paulo Ferreira Da Cunha

Paulo Ferreira da Cunha

Com base em mitos educativos muito difundidos, e cavalgando o corcel do temor reverencial dos docentes antes o educativamente correcto, têm-se instalado perspectivas muito injustas sobre o que se deve e como se deve avaliaro dito "desempenho" dos professores, designadamente do ensino superior. Este artigo, sem discutir as questões filosóficas de base de toda a avaliação, procura minimizar os danos do processo em curso propondo concretos critérios de uma avaliação que não seja a manifestação do puro arbítrio dos poderes académicos pontuais, manipulando grelhas subjectivas e complexíssimas. Pretende, pois, uma avaliação justa, pela objectividade.


Antinomies Of Capitalism (Review Of Globalization Its Discontents Joseph Stiglitz, Fernando Estrada 2010 SelectedWorks

Antinomies Of Capitalism (Review Of Globalization Its Discontents Joseph Stiglitz, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

We present the central arguments of the critics on the limits and scope of globalization on the work


Facts And Nature Of Scientific Discovery. Ludwick Fleck And Thomas Kuhn, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Facts And Nature Of Scientific Discovery. Ludwick Fleck And Thomas Kuhn, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

Studies of L. Fleck, T. S. Kuhn, N. R. Hanson on the nature of scientific development and thus of a scientific fact, despite their differences, has raised new questions in fields as diverse as the history of science, sociology of science and philosophy of scientific language. At the same time, have pointed unfounded assumptions underlying the current ideas about what are 'facts', and have suggested alternative ways to focus the epistemology of scientific knowledge. Let us identify some detail the implications that flow from our study in this chapter for the proposed research as hypotheses


Carnap Model (Cm) Visual Field, Fernando Estrada 2010 Selected Works

Carnap Model (Cm) Visual Field, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

The present paper proposes an interpretation theoretical model of the Aufbau of Rudolf Carnap, this interpretation contributes to upgrade the project original carnapiano, in the sense of conferring to the constitutional program of construction logical, less committed analytic equipment with an ontology or clearly defined epistemology. The setting in phenomenal logical reconstruction practice is elaborated for the visual field as a model whose potential user is a fellow ideal percipient, and, a subject epistemic that operates in the same way that a scheduled computer when he has been given basic phenomenal information and some algorithms logical


The Tragedy Of Forced Displacement, Fernando Estrada 2010 SelectedWorks

The Tragedy Of Forced Displacement, Fernando Estrada

Fernando Estrada

o far in 2009, due to the intensification of armed conflict, approximately 15 thousand Colombians crossed some border areas of Colombia with Ecuador, Panama and Venezuela. The Lower Putumayo (Putumayo), area of application of Plan Colombia, was the region most affected by armed confrontation and thus it presented a greater number of Colombians uprooted. From this region generated the most significant exodus to Ecuador (about 7 million people).


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