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- Thomas Biedenbach & Mattias Jacobsson, The Open Secret of Values: The Roles of Values and Axiology in Project Research.The purpose of this article is to explore the roles and potential benefits of axiology and value theory in project research. This is done through an exploration of the essentials of axiology and value theory; a review focused on how values have been used in project research; and a reflection based on the historical–logical development of—and paradigmatic influences on—projects and their management. It is concluded that project research would benefit from a more encompassing philosophical treatment of axiology beyond merely acknowledging (...)No categories
- Eva Svedmark, Becoming Together and Apart : Technoemotions and Other Posthuman Entanglements.Using social media and norm-breaking material as an empirical touchstone this thesis elaborates, investigates and explores the entangled relationships between humans and technology in social media settings. Guided by uncomfortable, emotional and bodily online sharing the thesis gives voice to stories that are seldom heard, by people whose lives are rarely spoken of. By exploring the performative entanglements of/with/through technology, design and human intent the overall aim is to offer a critical and new understanding of our online togetherness and posthuman (...)No categories
- Bram Vaassen (2016). Basic Beliefs and the Perceptual Learning Problem : A Substantial Challenge for Moderate Foundationalism. Episteme 13 (Special Issue 01):133 - 149.In recent epistemology many philosophers have adhered to a moderate foundationalism according to which some beliefs do not depend on other beliefs for their justification. Reliance on such ‘basic beliefs’ pervades both internalist and externalist theories of justification. In this article I argue that the phenomenon of perceptual learning – the fact that certain ‘expert’ observers are able to form more justified basic beliefs than novice observers – constitutes a challenge for moderate foundationalists. In order to accommodate perceptual learning cases, (...)No categories
- Alexander Rosendahl Grammatikopoulos, Non-Conscious Retention and Working Memory Load.Recent studies of non-conscious processing have indicated that visually processed non-conscious informationcan be used to influence behaviour after as much as 5000 ms. This study further explores the possibilities of nonconsciousvisual working memory retention. Twelve participants were in this study instructed to memorizemasked faces and then make decisions based on what they believe they saw or guess intuitively. Results indicatethat increased working memory load only affected conscious trials, suggesting non-conscious stimulus remainedunperceived. Since no consciousness effect was observed when measuring response (...)No categories
- Manya Sundström, Key Ideas : What Are They and How Can They Help Us Understand People View Proof?This paper examines the views of proof held by university level mathematics students and teachers. A framework is developed for characterizing people's views of proof, based on a distinction between public and private aspects of proof and the key ideas which link these two domains.No categories
- Robert Latham & Lisa Wiliams, Power and Inclusion : Relations of Knowledge and Environmental Monitoring in the Arctic.This article is a critical study of the planning and design process of the Sustaining Arctic Observing Network (SAON). SAON, in its ambition to build a comprehensive, pan-Arctic monitoring system, seeks to integrate all relevant scientific and environmental monitoring sites in the Arctic, guided by an ethic of inclusion regarding the know-ledge of indigenous Arctic peoples (KIAP). It is argued that the logics of inclusion in play, paradoxically, risks limiting the capacity for Arctic indigenous peoples to control their knowledge and (...)No categories