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Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies: An Introduction

Jamie Ann Lee, Marika Cifor
2019 Journal of Critical Library and Information Studies  
Guest editors Jamie A. Lee and Marika Cifor introduce the issue on Evidences, Implications, and Critical Interrogations of Neoliberalism in Information Studies.  ...  against various segments of society…with only a relatively small select group of capital-enhancing subjects, while everyone else is dispensable." 16 As a society, as a discipline, and as a profession,  ...  in and shape folks' everyday lives and their sense of possibility." 4 She posits a paradox at the heart of neoliberal culture.  ... 
doi:10.24242/jclis.v2i1.122 fatcat:sbqykn6y2vg25gfetrjji7xsca

Biology and Gettier's Paradox

Gonzalo Munévar
2019 Studia Humana  
Gettier's Paradox is considered a most critical problem for the presumably obvious philosophical view that knowledge is justified true belief.  ...  I will suggest that an approach that pays attention to biology is more likely to succeed in developing a proper account of our cognitive abilities. Thus, Gettier's paradox becomes a mere curiosity.  ...  For analytic philosophers, rationality tends to be defined in terms of consistency, implication, logical truth, etc., of sentences or propositions.  ... 
doi:10.2478/sh-2019-0007 fatcat:ysg364tudbf4zn3wrx7gse2uj4

On Popper on Truth

Paul Healy
1986 Auslegung a Journal of Philosophy  
This not only renders verisimilitude dispensable as a measure of truth, but also, paradoxically, links it with one of the more verificationist aspects of Popper's thinking.  ...  --a theory, that is, which would do justice to "the peculiar relation of correspondence to a fact" (see, e.g., OK, 46).  ... 
doi:10.17161/ajp.1808.9121 fatcat:ssgtryzsrbhrjfm577lrtoi4zi

The Justice of the Heart in Little Brother

Narnia Bohler-Muller
2009 Entertainment and Sports Law Journal  
selves in search of understanding and a more compassionate conception and practice of justice.  ...  Little Brother provides ample material for social and legal critique as the story focuses on the dire consequences of a mechanistic application of law without reflexivity, and the damage and pain that  ...  court that operates as an extreme version of " justice", speedily dispensing with the law in a neutral, abstract and objective manner.  ... 
doi:10.16997/eslj.46 fatcat:rdq6vfk3nbatbhc42oaqjphime

On common knowledge in conversation

Piotr Labenz
2012 Semiotica: Journal of the International Association for Semiotic Studies  
This working paper aims towards a coherent account of the sort of common knowledge that is necessary for making felicitous utterances in a conversation.  ...  However, as Clark and Marshall [10] observed, that denition leads to a paradox; in Section 2 I discuss the possibilities of avoiding it.  ...  Knowledge is a very strong notion, not only in view of the usual epistemological scepticism, but in particular of the logical omniscience paradox.  ... 
doi:10.1515/sem-2012-0009 fatcat:ln6j7zmdffextk7vjnaz4hufua

Playing with Plants, Loving Computers: Queer Playfulness beyond the Human in Digital: A Love Story by Christine Love and Rustle Your Leaves to Me Softly by Jess Marcotte and Dietrich Squinkifer

Daniella Gáti
2021 Eludamos - Journal for Computer Game Culture  
the play and pleasure of the nonhuman Other—in the case of these games, plants and computers.  ...  Ultimately, the article posits queer playfulness as a radical decentering of the human subject and the playing ego in favor of a humble, vulnerable, and contingent form of relationality between humans  ...  This paradoxical relationship of vulnerability and desire to life in a computer environment is how Digital: A Love Story models a queer, posthuman notion of playfulness.  ... 
doi:10.7557/23.6364 fatcat:mqvvuywf6zgbzlzlwkmpb7wfii

Why Philosophers Should Care about Computational Complexity [chapter]

2013 Computability  
One might think that, once we know something is computable, how efficiently it can be computed is a practical question with little further philosophical importance.  ...  the nature of mathematical knowledge, the strong AI debate, computationalism, the problem of logical omniscience, Hume's problem of induction and Goodman's grue riddle, the foundations of quantum mechanics  ...  Acknowledgments I am grateful to Oron Shagrir for pushing me to finish this essay, for helpful comments, and for suggesting Section 7.2; to Alex Byrne for suggesting Section 6; to Agustín Rayo for suggesting  ... 
doi:10.7551/mitpress/8009.003.0011 fatcat:sk6y4k62xbfgdn4nytamdeq6my


1909 Mind  
And farther, " conceptual logic " does not prove that Achilles cannot catch the tortoise ; it is for want of adequate logical analysis of the implications of movement that the paradoxical conclusion seems  ...  In other words, logic is to be dispensed with because it cannot tell us what "becoming is made of," a question which Prof.  ... 
doi:10.1093/mind/xviii.1.576 fatcat:4isu4bji2zb23l7676e4b64mha

Reality Play: Documentary Computer Games Beyond Fact and Fiction

Joost Raessens
2006 Popular Communication  
According to C-Level, Koresh is the paradoxical personification of the political landscape of the United States: He is both the besieged and assaulted "other" as well as a logical continuation of the neo-conservative  ...  implications, transforms play into a meaningful, interactive experience.  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15405710pc0403_5 fatcat:xvokvulpqfhe5eq6scgolxijki

The Principle of Distinction and Weapon Systems on the Contemporary Battlefield

Michael N. Schmitt
2008 Connections The Quarterly Journal  
Distinction, the linchpin of international humanitarian law, requires that parties to a conflict conduct their operations in a manner that distinguishes between combatants and civilians, as well as between  ...  Paradoxically, the technological edge that advanced militaries enjoy over their enemies may present problems in terms of ensuring compliance with the distinction principle, particularly at the tactical  ...  More than the immediate battlefield implications of such methods and means of warfare must be considered. U.S. opponents have now adopted "lawfare" as a method of warfare to counter U.S. advantage.  ... 
doi:10.11610/connections.07.1.03 fatcat:7vnryvrnfjhzfhmfmnkphte3ja


Marek Wojtaszek
2018 Journal of Computer Virology and Hacking Techniques  
computational dream and, by implication, our cognition becomes increasingly involuntary.Technically, this bears a striking resemblance to the mechanics of dreams.12.  ...  Expressing a different, techno-logical, point of departure for cultural growth from that of the traditional Western metaphysics, the digital immanently infiltrates and inflects the real as we have known  ... 
doi:10.4000/angles.905 fatcat:sd6trquhdfajhhyzh4jdsyfqvi

Caring for justice in a neoliberal university

D. Hölscher
2018 South African Journal of Higher Education  
I conclude that a democratic ethics of care can be employed to further the ends of social justice against the odds of a neoliberal learning context.  ...  Using the lenses of Joan Tronto's democratic ethics of care and Nancy Fraser's work on social justice, I also reflect on my own practices as a social work lecturer in a university that has a high percentage  ...  While the seriousness of these violations calls for responses on a number of levels, my focus here is on their implications for the lecturer-student interface.  ... 
doi:10.20853/32-6-2676 fatcat:ba5bfobix5gaddk2367tp4uudu

U.S. Supreme Court Ruling in Gonzales v. Oregon Upholds the Oregon Death with Dignity Act

David Sclar
2006 Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics  
and values in a computer.  ...  MEDICINE & ETHICS David Sclar or written direction for the dispensation of drugs that the practitioner believes to be for a legitimate medical purpose.”  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1748-720x.2006.00080.x pmid:17144190 fatcat:ii5btjpigvhgjm6vs2w5fiyyne


1976 Philosophical Books  
A special problem facing a theory of truth is the Liar Paradox. In chapter 2, I discuss the Liar Paradox and the responses made to it by the above theories.  ...  In chapter 3, I present and argue for the indexical correspondence theory of truth (the IC theory), a novel version of the correspondence theory according to which truth is a correspondence property sensitive  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I wish to thank my committee members James Van Cleve, Ernest Sosa, and Nathan Salmon for their help with this dissertation, and for their ferocious sense of justice in doing philosophy  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-0149.1976.tb01645.x fatcat:q45zokr7rneqjnkre443kjtnva

A Short Circuit of Reading: Red Dragon as Anti-Theory

Fabio Akcelrud Durão
2004 Iowa Journal of Cultural Studies  
To be sure, these are not in a relationship of tension with the whole they should be parts of, for their character is unredeemably unmotivated and dispensable: in mainstream culture details can be replaced  ...  and the internal logic of the film industry.  ... 
doi:10.17077/2168-569x.1046 fatcat:vkulbubmyjcyxjqbnxrfqvemmq
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