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- I. P. Van Staveren & D. R. Gasper, Development as Freedom : Contributions and Shortcomings of Amartya Sen's Development Philosophy for Feminist Economics.
- J. P. Mackenbach, Streets of Paris, Sunflower Seeds, and Nobel Prizes. Reflections on the Quantitative Paradigm of Public Health.
- S. Djunatan, The Principle of Affirmation: An Ontological and Epistemological Ground of Interculturality.I would like to begin my thesis with a general overview of a book on African sage philosophy (1990) written by the prominent African philosopher Henry Odera Oruka (1944-1995), My reading of this book on philosophic sagacity needs to be equipped by two underlying backgrounds of philosophic sagacity. The first background is a perspective of the intercultural philosophy. The second one explains of philosophic sagacity in the African setting.
- R. Veenhoven & Z. Guoqing, Ancient Chinese Philosophical Advice: Can It Help Us Find Happiness Today?Confucianism, Buddhism and Taoism are three main classic Chinese philosophy schools, which all deal with the question of how one should live. In this paper we first review these ancient recommendations and next consider whether they promise a happy life in present day society. Recommended behaviours found in the ancient texts are compared with conditions for happiness as observed in present day empirical investigations. Classic Confucianism appears to offer the most apt advice for finding happiness in present day society, in (...)
- R. Veenhoven, Does Happiness Matter?
- L. Bungvane, Censorship of Philosophy in the Seventeenth-Century Dutch Republic.No categories
- M. L. Langdee, Moving Circles: Mobile Media and Playful Identities.The mobile phone has become part of our everyday lives with astonishing speed. Over four billion people now have access to mobile phones, and this number keeps increasing. Mobile media technologies shape how we communicate with each other, and relate to the world. This raises questions about their influence on identity. Medium-specific properties and user-practices challenge the idea that we understand ourselves through stories. It is proposed that the notion of play sheds new light on how technologies shape identities. The (...)No categories
- A. ThH Pruyn & A. Smidts, Customers' Reactions to Waiting: Effects of the Presence of 'Fellow Sufferers' in the Waiting Room.In a field experiment, Social Facilitation Theory (SFT) and Affiliation Theory (AT) were applied to waiting. SFT predicts the effects of 'waiting alone' or 'waiting with others' on the waiting experience. As predicted, when the wait is long, waiting with others makes it less acceptable. Under these conditions, waiting times are also less accurately estimated. AT prescribes the conditions under which one shows preference to wait with others; a preference which proves to be stronger when one feels anxious or uncertain (...)No categories