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Socio-cognitive mechanisms of belief change

Tom R. Burns, Anna Gomoliñska
2001 Cognitive Systems Research  
In this article, generalized game theory (GGT) is used to conceptualize and explain key socio-cognitive processes in multi-agent interaction, in particular belief revision.  ...  The theory is applied to multi-agent games, where the social relationships among actors, status and authority differences, the level of trust and expected honesty affect belief change -in large part by  ...  On the more closely to some states of reality (self-fulfilling logic of theory change: partial meet contraction and revision processes may, of course, still go on). Distrust and functions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1389-0417(01)00014-6 fatcat:gi225vwminfddlgsfigyowlnfa

The Future of Learning 2025: Developing a vision for change

Christine Redecker, Yves Punie
2013 Future Learning  
and Tim Reader (Futurelab) . Special thanks must go to Richard Sandford for his leadership in theoretical and methodological issues and for his practical management at the heart of the project.  ...  Acknowledgements This report is the result of the work of a large number of individuals and institutions, in particular, the members of the Beyond Current Horizons team at DCSF and Futurelab:  ...  There are however, dangers of a moral hazard and of producing a self-fulfilling prophesy here, with a strong risk of undermining incentives and motivation.  ... 
doi:10.7564/13-fule12 fatcat:pmfgb63yyvbcrh4sdzz53svytm

Page 242 of Canadian Journal of Sociology Vol. 27, Issue 2 [page]

Canadian Journal of Sociology  
Quality and Quantity: International Journal of Methodology, Vol 34: 379-406 2001 ‘Socio-cognitive Mechanisms of Belief Change: Applications of Generalized Game Theory to Belief Revision, Social Fabrication  ...  , and Self-Fulfilling Prophesy.”  ... 

The future of the social sciences and humanities in the science of complex systems

Jeffrey Johnson
2010 Innovation. The European Journal of Social Sciences  
Scientists offer policy makers theories and predictions of social systems based on logical-deductive methods.  ...  Thus the full theory of a science of complex systems has to provide a logical-deductive metatheory of the rhetorical and logical-deductive systems that make decisions and implement them.  ...  Acknowledgement: I am very grateful to my colleague Matthew Cook for reading and patiently commenting on earlier versions of this paper, enabling me to correct some obvious conceptual errors.  ... 
doi:10.1080/13511610.2010.518422 fatcat:wkoyxhrr6vgxflyryz3yrqvwcy

Foucault and Marxism: Rewriting the Theory of Historical Materialism

Mark Olssen
2004 Policy Futures in Education  
Like Marxism, Foucault represents social practices as transitory and all knowledge and intellectual formations as linked to social relations and power.  ...  Foucault's own conception of change, in fact, is represented in ways that are altogether different to Marx's approach, and ultimately supports localistic forms of resistance and specific forms of democratic  ...  the practice of self, which would allow these games of power to be played with a minimum of domination.  ... 
doi:10.2304/pfie.2004.2.3.3 fatcat:adonnf6mjbhzxg25yuxus5f7ou

Asian Social Science, Vol. 4, No. 7, July, 2008

Editor ASS
2009 Asian Social Science  
I would like to thank Dr. Margaret Rogers for her revision and suggestions to my article.  ...  with sustainability, the environment and waste management, in general they were equally deficient in the different countries and factories.  ...  Thus, to change individual's perception on social influence or pressure is to change his or her normative beliefs.  ... 
doi:10.5539/ass.v4n7p0 fatcat:3jtim7yi5nfgtih5iwepiqufyi

Killing the Field of Dreams: George W. Bush, Empire and Politics of Misrecognition

Jeremy Varon
2019 Fast Capitalism  
Reality and truth, decades of postmodern theory counseled, are contingent social constructions, all but obviating the category of raw cognitive error and the forms of ideology critique that draw on it.  ...  A social application of this principle, moreover, is endemic to modern, American religious conservatism.  ... 
doi:10.32855/fcapital.200502.002 fatcat:2wf3tuzuivgynddwuunrtxymya

Out of the Ordinary: Folklore and the Supernatural

Sabina Magliocco, Barbara Walker
1996 Western Folklore  
It is then the extent to which the experiences and beliefs of these individuals affect those of others that is primarily governed by cultural mechanisms. I call this the experiential source theory.  ...  The conventional expectation has long been that folk belief creates experience (and the illusory appearance of experience) in a self-fulfilling process, as when the believer dreams of a ghost and afterward  ... 
doi:10.2307/1500143 fatcat:toab62ujpndnnievbjbjvkuj6e

Breaking the Magic Spell: Radical Theories of Folk and Fairy Tales

Steven Swann Jones, Jack Zipes
1982 Western Folklore  
I am most grateful to Ken Cherry, Director of the University Press of Kentucky, who has been most supportive of my work and agreed to publish the second revised edition.  ...  In the course of my work for this book, I have translated numerous poems, stories, essays and quotations. Unless otherwise indicated, all the translations which appear in the book are my own.  ...  The play-belief necessary to join the game is belief enough." However, it can also be a search for belief or the disintegration of belief which impels author and reader to explore fantastic realms.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1499668 fatcat:a5zzwntg4vdjvhmzvad7o3yaoi

Islam: A Challenge to Religion

Ismaʿīl R. al Fārūqī, Ghulām Aḥmad Parwez, Ismail R. al Faruqi, Ghulam Ahmad Parwez
1975 Journal of the American Oriental Society  
Men all over the world should address themselves to the task of building up this social order, in which rests the hope of humanity.  ...  The Quran, by granting to woman the status of a free responsible citizen, by placing the sexes on the level of complete legal equality, and by reducing sexual opportunity to the minimum,, is only seeking  ...  No self is the exact copy or replica of any other self. In the realm of self, there is no room for duplication. No general laws are applicable to any self, which is a law unto itself.  ... 
doi:10.2307/599238 fatcat:pg2xo5wdmvg3xl4qkjfucgqwnm

The Postmodern Sacred

Em McAvan
2010 Journal of Religion and Popular Culture  
like game-shows 242 and ads.  ...  Then, there is the self-referentiality of genre, in which a text points self-consciously towards its own generic features.  ...  He points out that the Buddhist logic of "letting go" enables its practitioners to surrender to the inevitability of postmodern capital and to maintain the illusion of not participating in the game of  ... 
doi:10.3138/jrpc.22.1.007 fatcat:j6q5eng66fa23nduo7bb7uhvre

Whole Issue

Diana Villanueva-Romero
2017 Ecozon@  
In Our Aesthetics, her book of I Love Lucy Theory, Sianne Ngai demonstrates the power of kawaii, cuteness, in contemporary art.  ...  This year, as part of my Dark Lord of Understanding gig, I asked the entire entering class to read Heller and respond to his claims. My favorite response began: "Humans are lazy.  ...  theories of social production of both place and space.  ... 
doi:10.37536/ecozona.2017.8.2.2046 fatcat:w4rk4zgqqzcf3jvklu3ts43szm

Maritime Archaeology: A Reader of Substantive and Theoretical Contributions.:Maritime Archaeology: A Reader of Substantive and Theoretical Contributions

Nick Winder
2000 American Anthropologist  
As aresult, spatial cognition changed from the personal to the social and political.  ...  Here, the application of a little (recent) social science theory really could make a difference.  ... 
doi:10.1525/aa.2000.102.4.911 fatcat:uxjhubut5rdddcopbaq7tumc6y

Exploring Ethnic Diversity in Burma

Mikael Gravers
2010 Journal of Social Issues in Southeast Asia  
My work on ethnicity is grounded in cognitive theory and more particularly in a cognitively based theory of social systems.  ...  Yet this is in fact a traditional model of socio-cultural representation and should not be attributed to a form of Jinghpaw conspiracy theory.  ...  Human Rights Foundation of Monland 9, iyluw cult, poles, [3] [4] Jenkins, Richard, 5, 37 Jinghpaw, 34, 4, [46] [47] [53] [54] 6, 63 65, 66, 67, .  ... 
doi:10.1355/sj25-2h fatcat:vj52nitdizgk7hqpdxchzokivi

Book Reviews

Redactie KITLV
1994 NWIG  
In Douglass's view, the family elite, whose sentiment-anchored beliefs and identity are intensely resistant to fundamental change, represents the principal locus for perpetuating salient forms of socially-defined  ...  the ubiquity of rhetoric also begins in self-knowledge and moves toward generalization, following the route of the universalizing impulse it queries" (p. 225).  ...  This compréhensive overview of predication in Guyanese Creole (GC) and Jamaican Creole (JC) will be of interest to creolists and generally to linguists, as well as to other Caribbean scholars.  ... 
doi:10.1163/13822373-90002657 fatcat:zs5p37hjwvcirhosh7fxfm5ytm
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