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    Quantum Mind and Social Science: Unifying Physical and Social Ontology.Alexander Wendt - 2015 - Cambridge University Press.
    There is an underlying assumption in the social sciences that consciousness and social life are ultimately classical physical/material phenomena. In this ground-breaking book, Alexander Wendt challenges this assumption by proposing that consciousness is, in fact, a macroscopic quantum mechanical phenomenon. In the first half of the book, Wendt justifies the insertion of quantum theory into social scientific debates, introduces social scientists to quantum theory and the philosophical controversy about its interpretation, and then defends the quantum consciousness hypothesis against the orthodox, (...)
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    Is There a Problem in the Laboratory?Alexander Nicolai Wendt - 2018 - Frontiers in Psychology 9.
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    On the Benefit of a Phenomenological Revision of Problem Solving.Alexander Nicolai Wendt - 2017 - Journal of Phenomenological Psychology 48 (2):240-258.
    Problem solving has been empirical psychology’s concern for half a century. Cognitive science’s work on this field has been stimulated especially by the computational theory of mind. As a result, most experimental research originates from a mechanistic approach that disregards genuine experience. On the occasion of a review of problem solving’s foundation, a phenomenological description offers fruitful perspectives. Yet, the mechanistic paradigm is currently dominant throughout problem solving’s established patterns of description. The review starts with a critical historical analysis of (...)
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    Sovereignty and the UFO.Alexander Wendt & Raymond Duvall - 2008 - Political Theory 36 (4):607-633.
    Modern sovereignty is anthropocentric, constituted and organized by reference to human beings alone. Although a metaphysical assumption, anthropocentrism is of immense practical import, enabling modern states to command loyalty and resources from their subjects in pursuit of political projects. It has limits, however, which are brought clearly into view by the authoritative taboo on taking UFOs seriously. UFOs have never been systematically investigated by science or the state, because it is assumed to be known that none are extraterrestrial. Yet in (...)
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    The Problem of the Task. Pseudo-Interactivity as an Experimental Paradigm of Phenomenological Psychology.Alexander Nicolai Wendt - 2020 - Frontiers in Psychology 11.
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    The Difference That Realism Makes: Social Science and the Politics of Consent.Alexander Wendt & Ian Shapiro - 1992 - Politics and Society 20 (2):197-223.
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    Supporting Open Access Publishing in the Field of Dynamic Decision Making.Wolfgang Schoppek, Andreas Fischer, Joachim Funke, Daniel Holt & Alexander N. Wendt - 2021 - Journal of Dynamic Decision Making 7:1-3.
    In contrast to the successful previous year, 2020 turned out to be difficult, not only for the earth’s population due to COVID-19 but also for JDDM with an unusually small sixth volume. Looking back at these two very different years back-to-back led us to some reflection: As the COVID-19 pandemic forcefully illustrates, dynamic decision-making with all its complications and uncertainty is a topic of high relevance for modern societies.
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  8. Anarchy is What States Make of It: The Social Construction of Power Politics.Alexander Wendt - 2000 - In Andrew Linklater (ed.), International Relations: Critical Concepts in Political Science. Routledge. pp. 6.
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    The Mind–Body Problem and Social Science: Motivating a Quantum Social Theory.Alexander Wendt - 2018 - Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 48 (2):188-204.
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  10. The Qualitative Face of Big Data.Alexander Nicolai Wendt - forthcoming - Journal of Dynamic Decision Making:3-1.
    The technological possibilities for new data sources in media psychology, such as online live recordings, called Live Streaming, are growing continuously. These sources do not only offer plentiful quantitative material but also a fairly new access to ecologically valid and unobtrusive observation of problem-solving and decision-making processes. However, to exploit these potentials, epistemological and methodological reflection should guide research. The availability of Big Data and naturally occurring data sets allows to revise the historical controversies on the eligibility of self-description. Drawing (...)
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