• Notes on Rhetoric
    in his Rhetoric, an enthymeme was based on probable opinions, thus distinguishing it from a scientific syllogism. It is aimed at persuasion while scientific syllogism is aimed at demonstration. Hermeneutics – The theoretical underpinnings of interpreting texts, usually religious or literary; the...
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  • Proposal Hrm
    that objects have an existence independent of the human mind (Saunders et al, 2007). Realism shares some philosophical aspects with Positivism as it assumes a scientific approach to the development of knowledge, underpinning this assumption is the collection of data and the understanding of those...
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  • Modernism in the Great Gatesby
    actually begins in the sixteenth century, initiating what is called the Early Modern Period, which extends up to the 18th century. The intellectual underpinnings of modernism emerge during the Renaissance period when, through the study of the art, poetry, philosophy, and science of ancient Greece and...
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  • What does it mean to describe psychosocial studies as a ‘transdiscipline’?
    the practicalities of transgressing disciplinary specialisation, it has aimed to illustrate some important philosophical underpinnings which might be conceptualised as constituting a transdisciplinary approach to the psychosocial. It has been argued that the historical construction and maintenance...
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  • Environmental Ethics and the Principles of Pluralism and Environmental Pragmatism
    by Chum Hamilton Environmental Ethics ENV362 Professor Dave Williams August 16, 2008 CONTENTS Pluralism and Environmental Pragmatism 3 My Response 6 References 9 Pluralism and Environmental Pragmatism With the widely differing theoretical environmental ethic philosophical...
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  • Chris Wayn
    KEY PERFORMANCE PREDICTORS FOR SMALL AND MICRO TOURISM ENTERPRISES IN SOUTH AFRICA: PHILOSOPHICAL AND METHODOLOGICAL UNDERPINNINGS Chris van Zyl University of Stellenbosch Business School University of Stellenbosch Stellenbosch, South Africa Telephone: +27219874495 Fax...
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  • Science Faith and Philosophy: Demarcating Science from Pseudoscience
    Abstract We review the importance of demarcating science from pseudoscience, as well as its relevance to society today. Attempts to demarcate science from pseudoscience have failed at some point due to philosophical objections. Theoretical physics requires scientists to theorize about matter on...
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    Philosophical Foundations of AI David Vernon1 and Dermot Furlong2 1 2 Etisalat University College, UAE Trinity College Dublin, Ireland Abstract. Artificial Intelligence was born in 1956 as the off-spring of the newly-created cognitivist paradigm of cognition. As such, it inherited a strong...
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  • Rational or Disjointed
    Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa (Volume 10, No.4, 2009) ISSN: 1520-5509 Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania Rational or Disjointed: Grappling with Philosophical Contradictions in 21st Century Economic Policy Planning and Development in Zimbabwe By Feddious...
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  • Upsc Syllabus
    , Constitution, Polity, Social Justice and International relations)            Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges...
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  • History of Psychology
    familiar in the humanities--for example, literary criticism, semiotics, and deconstruction. The motive for this effort is distinctly philosophical: to question the unexamined assumptions of educational technologists, particularly what Hlynka and Belland view as the narrowly scientific paradigm on...
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  • Philosophy
    . However, quite a few have embraced Hegelian dialectic. Immanuel Kant's "Copernican Turn" also remains an important philosophical concept today. Pragmatism in Philosophy: Pragmatism was founded in the spirit of finding a scientific concept of truth, which is not dependent on either personal...
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  • History of Science Notes
    after the great collapse of the Foundations of early modern science in a changing world. The scientific Revolution- Decrease in time space between occurrence as civilization progresses Alchemy, Chemistry, and the Collecting of all things (in small glass jars) In Copenhagen there is a bugle, which...
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  • Vygotskji
    epistemology? What is its position vis-à-vis the scientific and philosophical tradition? To point out the relevance and the consequences of a constructivist theory of knowledge, one should first of all clarify its basic intuition. In our view, the hard core of constructivism concerns the reconcilability...
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  • Description
    concrete knowledge that allows for the evaluation of a person, group, or a determined context. The first aspect includes the theoretical underpinnings of evaluating; the second, deals with the different techniques and analyzes their scientific characteristics and their adequateness to the theoretical goals...
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  • Final Exam Study guide
    philosophy that views the law solely as a human creation rather than as an attempt to discover, confirm, or enforce higher moral standards. Jurisprudence - The academic and philosophical study of law. Critique of Devlin -Hart believed feelings or emotions are not enough to base a law such...
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  • Strategic Management And Organisational Dynamics
    duality. The “wisdom paradigm” Thе wisdom paradigm draws on ideas and concepts from а number оf disciplines, both scientific and philosophical. Thе wisdom paradigm is emergent - there are many implications tо be explored. But tо conclude this, it is useful tо consider two оf thе themes mentioned...
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  • Accouting
    warranting social (accounting) practice. The paper begius by critiquing David Solomons’ concept of Representation Faithfulness-a quintessential correspondence theory of accounting knowledge - and proceeds to outline a philosophical alternative of praxis or practical reflexivity. For the latter...
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  • The Strengths and Weaknesses of Focus Group Research
    context. Traditionally, social science research imitated natural science methods in an attempt to create universally accepted laws. Social science suppresses many philosophical underpinnings, which influenced this consensus. There were three key people implicated in these underpinnings, each pursuing...
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  • Effective Tqm Implementation: Critical Issues
    the company's needs; they should not have any philosophical underpinnings. Eventually, as solutions continue to develop, system elements continue to emerge. The focus on system development without any problemsolving foundation is an extremely soft idea. It is philosophical rather than realistic...
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