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Actor‐Network Theory, Callon's Scallops, and Process‐Based Organization Studies

Tor Hernes

in Process, Sensemaking, and Organizing

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199594566
eISBN:
9780191595721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199594566.003.0009
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

In this chapter I present a comparison between Actor-Network Theory (ANT) and process thinking, with the aim of understanding the potential contribution of ANT to process-based process thinking. Such ... More


Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Clare Palmer

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

This book challenges the popular conception that process thinking offers an unambiguously positive contribution to the philosophical debate on environmental ethics. It critically examines the ... More


Process Thinking and Individualist Deontological Environmental Ethics

Clare Palmer

in Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

Individualist deontological approaches to environmental ethics refer to that are used by ethicists that reject consequentialism and are called ‘individualist’ since ethical focus is given more to ... More


Conclusions

Clare Palmer

in Environmental Ethics and Process Thinking

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198269526
eISBN:
9780191683664
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198269526.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion

So far, the book has been able to discuss the consequentialist and experience-centred nature of process ethical thinking, specifically how some approaches of environmental ethics may have adopted ... More


Rationality and the Reflective Mind

Keith Stanovich

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195341140
eISBN:
9780199894307
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195341140.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

This book attempts to resolve the Great Rationality Debate in cognitive science—the debate about how much irrationality to ascribe to human cognition. It shows how the insights of dual-process theory ... More


Thought Processing

Michael Heim

in The Metaphysics of Virtual Reality

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195092585
eISBN:
9780199852987
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195092585.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter discusses how computers change the landscape of reading information from mechanical print into software configuration. This change however is not without epistemological implications. ... More


Recent Logical Inquiries and Their Psychological Bearings

John J. McDermott (ed.)

in The Basic Writings of Josiah Royce, Volume II: Logic, Loyalty, and Community

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780823224845
eISBN:
9780823284894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823224845.003.0021
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This introductory chapter discusses recent logical inquiries and their psychological bearings. These logical inquiries refer to two decidedly distinct classes of researches, both of which are ... More


Ecology versus the Peaceable Kingdom

Stephen H. Webb

in On God and Dogs: A Christian Theology of Compassion for Animals

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195152296
eISBN:
9780199849178
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195152296.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter looks at two other theological options—process thought and environmentalism—that connect our treatment of animals to the basic principles of ecological holism. It analyzes the ... More


The Application of the Rule of Inference to Norms

Hans Kelsen

in General Theory of Norms

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198252177
eISBN:
9780191681363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198252177.003.0058
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter discusses whether the syllogism of traditional propositional logic is applicable — directly or indirectly — to norms. The question is whether the logical thought-process of the syllogism ... More


Research methods to investigate emotions in independent language learning: A focus on think-aloud verbal protocols

Stella Hurd

in Independent Language Learning: Building on Experience, Seeking New Perspectives

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789888083640
eISBN:
9789882209299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083640.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This methodologically focused chapter discusses some of the main issues relating to affect and outlines reasons why the study of emotions is important to understanding the processes of language ... More


Moments of Attachment: The Cloison

Ingrid Wassenaar

in Proustian Passions: The Uses of Self-Justification for A la recherche du temps perdu

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198160045
eISBN:
9780191673757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198160045.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter presents Proust’s flexible graphic representation of a thought process, a vital two-way switch to be found distributed at irregular intervals, and in various clusterings and ... More


Beyond the Calculating Brain

James M. Jasper

in The Emotions of Protest

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226561646
eISBN:
9780226561813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Hundreds of feeling-thinking processes are the ingredients out of which we build emotions as well as thoughts. Traditions as different as phenomenology and neurology have converged to suggest the ... More


In memory

Gabriel Horn

in Brain, Perception, Memory: Advances in Cognitive Neuroscience

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524823
eISBN:
9780191689246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524823.003.0022
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

The latter part of the 20th century was an exciting period in the history of the neurosciences. Techniques became available that made it possible to answer questions about the role of the brain in ... More


“Nerves Overstrung”: Neuroscience and Ergography in “Eumaeus”

Vike Martina Plock

in Joyce, Medicine, and Modernity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034232
eISBN:
9780813038803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034232.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The relatively unpretentious-looking “Eumaeus” episode shows that James Joyce's Ulysses continues to rely on medical debates, contexts, and metaphors. This time, however, it seems as if Joyce's ... More


Is Uploading Ourselves into Machines a Good Bet?

Nicholas Agar

in Humanity's End: Why We Should Reject Radical Enhancement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014625
eISBN:
9780262289122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014625.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter presents a challenge to Kurzweil’s predictions about the destiny of the human mind. It argues that it is unlikely ever to be rational for human beings to completely upload their minds ... More


The Emotions of Protest

James M. Jasper

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226561646
eISBN:
9780226561813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226561813.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

Emotions permeate all aspects of protest, just as they do all human action. Most scholars acknowledge this, but have done little to incorporate feelings into their explanations. This book ... More


On Doubt: The Web of Language

Anke Finger, Rainer Guldin, and Gustavo Bernardo

in Vilém Flusser: An Introduction

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816674787
eISBN:
9781452947211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816674787.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter highlights Vilém Flusser’s investigation of the meaning of “doubt”. It analyzes Flusser’s book A dúvida (On Doubt), which considers a central point of convergence in the Western thought ... More


The Deposition

David E. Gussak

in Art on Trial: Art Therapy in Capital Murder Cases

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231162517
eISBN:
9780231534277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231162517.003.0005
Subject:
Psychology, Forensic Psychology

This chapter recounts David Gussak's meeting with chief deputy prosecutor Bill Williams for his deposition, where they discussed his assessments and conclusions. Williams first asked about art ... More


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