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- Loretta O'Donnell, Robin Kramar & Maria Dyball, Complementing a Positivist Approach to Investment Analysis with Critical Realism : Challenges and a Way Forward.Purpose – The purpose of this paper is to identify the challenges in adding a critical realist epistemological perspective to a positivist approach in research on listed companies by equity researchers and other financial services professionals. Design/methodology/approach – A purposive sample of publicly available equity research reports was examined to assess the dominant epistemological approach to investment analysis. Findings – It was found that there is an absence of a critical realist epistemological approach to investment analysis, confirming the dominance of (...)No categories
- Stephen Chavura, The Separation of Religion and State : Context and Meaning.This paper seeks to show the analytical limitations of the most popular terms describing the relationship between religion and politics, the two most popular being "separation of church and state" and "separation of religion and politics". Although the latter term is preferred it is still quite vague in its meaning and, strictly speaking, impossible to put into practice. I try to clarify the meaning of "separation of religion and state" by discussing the early writings out of which the tradition arose, (...)No categories
- Alice Curry, Strung with Contour Lines : Imagining Impossible Tales.In an old fairy tale from the Uttar Pradesh region of India, the Rajah proclaims that his daughter will marry the man who can weave a rope of ash. In a fairy tale from Cameroon in West Africa, the king commands his daughter to marry the man or beast who can sew a crown of smoke.No categories
- Irene Lieselotte Wex, Environmental Justice and the Ecofeminist Perspective: Bridging the Gap Between Law and Justice."A thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Law".No categories
- Adam Ronald Tate, Heidegger's Concept of Fundamental Ontological Transcendence in the Late 1920s.No categories
- Brian Henderson-Sellers, Cesar Gonzalez-Perez & Greg Walkerden, An Application of Philosophy in Software Modelling and Future Information Systems Development.The influence of mainstream philosophy on conceptual modelling and on modelling language development has historically been arcane or, at best, not recognized, whilst modellers might in fact implicitly espouse one particular philosophical tenet. This paper describes and discusses philosophical stances applied to conceptual modeling in order to make such influences explicit so that we, as conceptual modellers, can take the next step.No categories
- David Christian, Cynthia Brown & Craig Benjamin, Big History : Between Nothing and Everything.No categories
- Steven Segal, Ecstasy on the Boundary : The Role of Theorising and Educating in Disruptive Market Places.No categories