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Are Supervaluational and Revision Theories Self‐Undermining?

Hartry Field

in Saving Truth From Paradox

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199230747
eISBN:
9780191710933
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230747.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter is concerned with the extent to which supervaluation and revision theories can declare that their rules all preserve truth. The extent varies from one such theory to another, but none ... More


Media naturalness theory: human evolution and behaviour towards electronic communication technologies

Ned Kock

in Applied Evolutionary Psychology

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586073
eISBN:
9780191731358
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586073.003.0023
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides a discussion of what has become known as media naturalness theory, a theory of communication media with a special focus on electronic communication, and developed based on human ... More


Media Histories, Media Theories, and Modernity

Nicholas Garnham

in Emancipation, the Media, and Modernity: Arguments about the Media and Social Theory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198742258
eISBN:
9780191695001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742258.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter examines the debate about history and its relation to the past that springs out of the confrontation between modernity and Enlightenment thought. It also argues that all debates about ... More


Toward a General Theory of Media

Matthias Vogel

in Media of Reason: A Theory of Rationality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150583
eISBN:
9780231527750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150583.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to develop a general vocabulary for media theory, in order to show that media can be understood as sets of behavioral possibilities that do not necessarily depend on the ... More


What are Media?

Matthias Vogel

in Media of Reason: A Theory of Rationality

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150583
eISBN:
9780231527750
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150583.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter attempts to define the concept of media through sociological, technological, and action-theoretic frameworks, in crafting a general theory of media. In social theory contexts, the ... More


Dynamical Mean-field Theories of Correlation and Disorder

E. Miranda and V. Dobrosavljević

in Conductor-Insulator Quantum Phase Transitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199592593
eISBN:
9780191741050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199592593.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter provides a review of recently-developed Dynamical Mean-Field Theory (DMFT) approaches to the general problem of strongly correlated electronic systems with disorder. The chapter first ... More


Among the Everywheres: Global Crowds and the Networked Planet

Ursula K. Heise

in Sense of Place and Sense of Planet: The Environmental Imagination of the Global

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780195335637
eISBN:
9780199869022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335637.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Building on Ch. 1, this chapter analyzes scientific texts, novels, films and poems between the 1960s and the 1990s that explore the relationship between local, national, and global forms of identity ... More


Archival Media Theory: An Introduction to Wolfgang Ernst’s Media Archaeology

Wolfgang Ernst

in Digital Memory and the Archive

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677665
eISBN:
9781452948065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677665.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

An introduction to WE’s media theory in relation to German media theory, Kittler and the wider Digital Humanities debates


Hybrid Schemes

Mike Finnis

in Interatomic Forces in Condensed Matter

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780198509776
eISBN:
9780191709180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198509776.003.0008
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses two types of interatomic potentials for metallic systems that take neither the approach of perturbing a free electron gas nor of superimposing atomic charge densities and doing ... More


Introduction: Cultural Techniques, or, the End of the Intellectual Postwar in German Media Theory

Bernhard Siegert

in Cultural Techniques: Grids, Filters, Doors, and Other Articulations of the Real

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780823263752
eISBN:
9780823268962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823263752.003.0001
Subject:
Information Science, Communications

The chapter relates the re-emergence of cultural techniques (a concept first employed in the 19th century in an agricultural context) to the changing intellectual constellation of postwar Germany. ... More


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