Citations with the tag: SIGNIFICATION (Logic)
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- Seizing 15 more minutes each day.
Mowery, Maggie // Corridor Business Journal; 10/1/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p15
The article offers information on the significance of waking up 15 minutes earlier everyday in ones daily life.
- Loyalty and Command: Shamans, Lamas, and Spirits in a Siberian Ritual.
Lindquist, Galina // Social Analysis; Spring2008, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p111
This article considers a ritual of blessing the spirits of locality in Tuva, Southern Siberia, and compares the ways in which shamans and lamas perform it. The rituals are treated as pragmatic ways of attaining human ends rather than 'signifying practices' based on shared meanings, wherein...
- Bayesian inference given data `significant at alpha': Tests of point hypotheses.
Johnstone, D.J.; Lindley, D.V. // Theory & Decision; Jan95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p51
Demonstrate the ambiguity of expressions of the form significant at alpha for point null hypotheses. Bayesian probability of the hypotheses tested; Reporting the result of a significance test; Meanings of `significant at alpha'; Assessment of the evidential content of statements of significance...
- A Eudaimonist Approach to the Problem of Significance.
Baril, Anne // Acta Analytica; Summer2010, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p215
Some beliefs seem more significant than others. This paper suggests an approach to explaining this apparent fact. As there are multiple senses in which one belief may be more significant than another, multiple possible sources of such significance, and, moreover, no prima facie reason to expect...
- The WEAKENING: wave 3: other than nothing.
Watson, James R. // Between Auschwitz & Tradition; 1994, p121
The article discusses the signification of the aspect of nature imaging as the metaphysical separation of nature from culture. It says that a mastery and completion which is possible only by means of a univocal signifier and signifying subject is signified by the mastery of nature and the end of...
- Un mï¿½todo lï¿½gico para analizar el signficado (sinopsis).
Watson, James R. // Chasqui (13901079); jun-sep2011, Issue 114/115, p145
A review of the article "Un mï¿½todo lï¿½gico para analizar el significado," originally published in issue number 2 of the journal "Revista Espaï¿½ola de Investigaciones Sociales," by Manuel Martï¿½n Serrano, is presented.
- vintage charms.
Graber, Sharon // Country Living; Feb2007, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p50
The article offers information on the collection of vintage charms. It is suggested that vintage charms collection was very popular in the 1950s and 1960s when American companies produced sterling-silver charms including Wells Sterling and Beau Sterling. Every charm is considered to have a...
Graber, Sharon // Columbia Dictionary of Modern Literary & Cultural Criticism; 1995, p226
A definition of the term "pharmakos" is presented. It refers to a type of stock character, the arbitrarily chosen victim whose sacrifice has purging effect upon a community. The term illustrates the logic of signification and the condition of differences. It is the Greek word for scapegoat which...
- La articulaciÃ³n y los lÃmites de la metÃ¡flora.
Laclau, Ernesto // Studia Politicae; otono2010, Vol. 20, p13
The paper studies, through an analysis of Genette's reading of Proust and through a reading of Jakobson, the way a general rethoricity is the only ground possible to think about the process of signification. The first part of the paper puts forward the idea that any process of signification...
- Successful, or significant?
Wiesner, Pat // ColoradoBiz; Apr2005, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p11
The article provides some insights into the difference between success and significance. It differentiates between a successful manager and a significant manager, a successful salesperson and a significant salesperson. It stresses that significance comes from doing something beyond the ordinary...
- Significance Comes With Leading, Taking Chances.
Smith, David J. // Grand Rapids Business Journal; 6/18/2007, Vol. 25 Issue 25, p18
The article reflects on the hindrances that keep people from contributing. Individuals living within a world of compromise often go out of their way to give others to positive feedback. It notes that if avoidance of the truth becomes a cost for peace, individuals seeking significance would...
- Creating controversy in the classroom: making progress with historical significance.
Bradshaw, Matthew // Teaching History; Dec2006, Issue 125, p18
The article discusses the creation of controversy in the classroom as a way of making progress with historical significance in Great Britain. The author engages his students by showing them that historical significance is contested, not decided. His work on labeling the twentieth century shows...
- Interaction fundamental to outdoor's future.
Carter, Felicity // B&T Weekly; 5/19/2006, Vol. 56 Issue 2564, p20
The article reports on the significance of outdoor advertisement and hypertags in consumer interaction. Outdoor advertisement has become increasing interactive and they are found to have gained the attention of the customers. Hypertag technology has permitted the additional of audio component as...
- INCENTIVES CAN BACKFIRE.
SCOTT, JEFFREY // Landscape Trades; Apr2013, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p14
The article discusses common myths and negative aspects associated with incentives that are offered to employees at workplaces. These include the direct proportionality of effective incentives with the employee's control, expecting a change in employee behavior by offering incentives, and...
- The Process of Political Praxis: Efforts of the Gay Community to Transform the Social Signification of AIDS.
Gilder, Eric // Communication Quarterly; Winter1989, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p27
This study analyzes the processes by which gay people see themselves in relation to the social construction of AIDS discourse, both as individuals and as a collective. By the use of Foucault's concepts of "subjectificatioh" and "bio-power," the various self-defining constructs of People With...
- THE SACREDNESS OF .05: A NOTE CONCERNING THE USES OF STATISTICAL LEVELS OF SIGNIFICANCE IN SOCIAL SCIENCE.
Skipper Jr., James K.; Guenther, Anthony L.; Nass, Gilbert // American Sociologist; Feb67, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p16
The article focuses on the use of statistical levels in social science. The choice of a statistical level of significance, that is, establishing the probability of rejecting the null hypothesis when in fact it is true, apparently demands little psychic energy on the part of researchers. Although...
- MILLER, BRADWARDINO Y LA VERDAD.
READ, STEP HEN // Discusiones Filosoficas; ene-jun2011, Vol. 12 Issue 18, p229
In a recent article, David Miller has criticised Thomas Bradwardine's theory of truth and signification and my defence of Bradwardine's application of it to the semantic paradoxes. Much of Miller's criticism is sympathetic and helpful in gaining a better understanding of the relationship between...
- LA DOCTRINA KANTIANA DE LOS Â«DOS MUNDOSÂ» Y SU RELEVANCIA PARA LA INTERPRETACIÃ“N EPISTÃ‰MICA DE LA DISTINCIÃ“N FENÃ“MENO/COSA EN SÃ.
Beade, Ileana P. // Limite; 2013, Vol. 8 Issue 27, p19
In this paper we analyze the Kantian distinction between the sensible world and the intelligible world, in order to show that -despite what is stated by the interpreters who defend an ontological interpretation of the Critical philosophy- such distinction is epistemic in its nature...
- Ecosemiotics and cybersemiotics.
Brier, Søren // Sign Systems Studies; 2001, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p107
The article develops a suggestion of how cybersemiotics is pertinent to ecosemiotics. Cybersemiotics uses Luhmann's triadic view of autopoietic systems (biological, psychological, and socio-communicative autopoiesis) and adopts his approach to communication within a biosemiotic framework. The...
- Truth and Consequences: Equivocation, Mental Reservation, and the Secret Catholic Subject in Early Modern England.
McQuade, Paula // Ben Jonson Journal; 2001, Vol. 8, p277
The article focuses on the debate between Catholics and Protestants over equivocation and mental reservation. It states that the debate contains one of early modern England's highly articulated analyses of the relation between interior states and their exterior representation. It notes that they...
- Signification, Intention, Projection.
Winkler, Kenneth // Philosophia; Sep2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p477
Locke is what present-day aestheticians, critics, and historians call an intentionalist. He believes that when we interpret speech and writing, we aimâ€”in large part and perhaps even for the most partâ€”to recover the intentions, or intended meanings, of the speaker or writer....
- Comments on Melissa Frankelâ€™s â€œSomething-We-Know-Not-What, Something-We-Know-Not Why: Berkeley, Meaning and Mindsâ€.
Glezakos, Stavroula // Philosophia; Sep2009, Vol. 37 Issue 3, p403
The article presents Melissa Frankel's arguments on perceptual experience and meaning. Frankel considers that signification of an object of experience will make terms meaningful and talks that other minds cannot be accounted by experience criterion advocates unless their indirect experiences...
- PLACE OF THE LIBERAL ARTS IN A TECHNOLOGICAL WORLD.
Haun, Julius W. // America; 10/23/1943, Vol. 70 Issue 3, p61
The author reflects on the significance of the Liberal Arts in the modern world of technology. He states that liberal arts aims at the unfolding of the capacities of man's mind and develop skills by which men may carry on the technical details of an increasingly mechanical existence. A brief...
- CLOPOTELE ROMÃ‚NEÅžTI TRANSILVÄ‚NENE ÅžI INSCRIPÅ¢IILE LOR: FUNCÅ¢II, SEMNIFICAÅ¢II, SIMBOLISTICÄ‚.
Holom, Elena Crinela // Studia Universitatis Babes-Bolyai, Theologa Orthodoxa; 2010, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p119
The importance of bells for the human communities was not exclusively determined by their sound; the imprints, the messages engraved onto the metal body of the bells had also a special significance for the community. The messages from the bells offered us a large spectrum of information from the...
- BREVE EXPOSICIÃ“N DE LA HERMENÃ‰UTICA ANALÃ“GICA.
Beuchot, Mauricio // TeologÃa; dic2008, Vol. 45 Issue 97, p491
The Author of this article tries to explain analogical hermeneutics as a theory about texts interpretation, which employs analogy to structure itself. Far from the univocal and equivocal interpretation, analogical hermeneutics reaches knowledge in a "middle" way and with enough distinction. In...
- Real Life Significance.
Rhode, Naomi // Personal Excellence; Apr2007, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p15
The article outlines the seven common traits among diverse people who have made the transition from success to significance. One should begin with a goal and build on it with single-minded dedication. Once an individual is dedicated to a plan, he or she must apply the energy to spark his or her...
- REFERENCIÃLIS MEZÅK, FIKCIÃ“KÃ‰PZÅ AKTUSOK A fikciÃ³ referenciÃ¡lis termelÃ©kenysÃ©ge.
Kornélia, Faragó // Annual Review of the Faculty of Philosophy / Godisnjak Filozofsk; 2010, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p69
This paper poses the question of the role of the temporal factor in recognizing the referent, the phenomenon of dynamical referent, the question of transitional instability of referents. Along the alteration of the referent it thematizes the transformation, the positional changes of the referent...
- GOD THE RESCUER.
KRUYSWIJK, REBECCA // Bible Study Magazine; Nov/Dec2010, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p44
The article presents questions and answers related to the book of Genesis including the way of studying the book of Genesis, significance of Genesis relative to the whole context of the Bible and major themes of the book of Genesis.
- HASAN Ã‡ELEBÄ° TEZKÄ°RESÄ°'NDE MEKÃ‚N TASVÄ°R VE TAVSÄ°FLERÄ°.
Solmaz, Süleyman // Electronic Turkish Studies; Winter2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p1891
The citys who they are mixed with that community because of culture of the society dominance of to identify. Cities living such as human just in these respects is like a living creature that breathes. Definition of cultural significance to the community of the city is expressed through the...
- TÃœRKÃ‡E DERS KÄ°TAPLARINDA YER ALAN ÅžÄ°Ä°RLERÄ°N ÅžÄ°Ä°RBÄ°LÄ°M AÃ‡ISINDAN GÃ–RÃœNÃœMÃœ ÃœSTÃœNE BÄ°R Ä°NCELEME.
Bayat, Nihat // Electronic Turkish Studies; Winter2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p325
The aim of this research is to determine which components form poetic texts with regard to Jakobson's poetic function of language model and the relevance of poems in Turkish course books to poetic genre in this aspect. The difference of poetic language described by Jakobson with the poetic...
- GÃœLDESTE-Ä° RÄ°YÃ‚Z-I Ä°RFÃ‚N'DA VEFATLARA DÃœÅžÃœLEN NOTLAR.
Kaplan, Mahmut // Electronic Turkish Studies; Winter2012, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p57
The notes on death themselves are indicators of the richness of the literary styles in bibliographies which tell us about the people who leave indelible marks on classic literature and vefayat-nama. The authors of tezkires, vefayat-namas and other bibliographic books preferred to use an...
- Les noms des Roumains en Hongrie Ã l'Ã©poque de Louis d'Anjou (1342-1382).
DINCĂ, ADINEL // Transylvanian Review; Winter2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p104
No abstract available.
- Terminando con la normalidad comunitaria. Heterogeneidad y especificidad populista.
Barros, Sebastián // Studia Politicae; otono2010, Vol. 20, p121
This paper argues that the specificity of a populist articulation resides in the radical inclusion of an heterogeneity. The author uses the distinction between moments of a chain of signification and elements alien to it in order to differentiate a populist type of political articulation. In...
- You Cannot Afford Not To Be Involved.
Kraus, William E. // Cost Engineering; Jun2008, Vol. 50 Issue 6, p3
The author offers his insights on the significance of attending annual meetings, particularly to the AACE International. He relates that AACE International annual meetings are the primary medium that the organization uses to deliver products and services. He believes that organization's support...
- Managers must tap into 'Dirty Ernie's' talk.
Jones, Tom // Business Journal Serving Fresno & the Central San Joaquin Valley; 1/1/2010, Issue 324122, p13
No abstract available.
- Thomas Wolfe's "The Lost Boy": A Bildungsroman for the Modern Reader.
Morse, Carlton N. // Thomas Wolfe Review; 2003, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p43
The critiques of poet and short story writer Thomas Wolfe has often challenged the prolixity that characterizes his fiction, especially his novels. But his short fictions has been neglected, Wolfe scholar Joseph Bentz argues that Wolfe's greatest accomplishments as an author are found in his...
- A Journey Full of Hope.
Eccher, Celita; Fern�ndez, Cecilia; Pereyra, Iliana // Convergence; 2003, Vol. 36 Issue 3/4, p81
The article examines on the significance of the first World Social Forum (WSF) held at Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul in 2001. It has been said that it is a channel for the world's cry on economic and political equilibrium to every country, opted to be heard and be recognized to its...
- THREE CRITERIA: KNOWLEDGE, CONVICTION, AND SIGNIFICANCE.
Katz, Daniel // Public Opinion Quarterly; 6/1/40, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p277
This article evaluates public opinion polls according to three criteria: (I) Do people know enough about the questions asked to give reliable and meaningful answers? (2) Do they have convictions upon the subject sufficient to give stability to their answers? (3) Are the questions asked of any...
- The "Practical Significance" of Locke's Theory of Goal Setting.
Latham, Gary P.; Baldes, J. James // Journal of Applied Psychology; Feb75, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p122
The practical significance of Locke's theory of goal setting was assessed using a time series design. Data on the net weight of 36 logging trucks in six logging operations were collected for 12 consecutive months. Performance improved immediately upon the assignment of a specific hard goal....
- THE SIGNIFICANCE OF GEODESIC MAPPINGS OF RIEMANNIAN SPACES IN GRAVITATION THEORY.
Verozub, Leonid V. // Informatics & Mathematical Methods in Simulation; 2011, Vol. 1 Issue 2, p141
In this paper we examine the consequences of the fact that many of the space-time metrics that are solutions of the Einstein equations are the geodesic (projective) equivalent to oneparameter set of other metrics, which generally are not solutions of these equations.
- Delivering effective performance feedback: The strengths-based approach.
Aguinis, Herman; Gottfredson, Ryan K.; Joo, Harry // Business Horizons; Mar2012, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p105
Abstract: Performance feedback has significant potential to benefit employees in terms of individual and team performance. Moreover, effective performance feedback has the potential to enhance employee engagement, motivation, and job satisfaction. However, managers often are not comfortable...
- Peirce's Interpretant.
Liszka, James Jakob // Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society; Winter1990, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p17
Examines the strict separation between a theory of reference and a theory of signification from the philosophy of Charles Peirce. Detonation and connotation as fundamentally interrelated; Overview of an anti-reductionist theory of meaning in which the meaning of a sign, linguistic and...
- Balancing statistical and clinical significance in evaluating treatment effects.
Leung, W. -C. // Postgraduate Medical Journal; Mar2001, Vol. 77 Issue 905, p201
The article discusses the importance of balancing statistical and clinical significance in evaluating treatment effects. According to the author, statistical significance of effectiveness of a treatment over current treatment alone is insufficient in deciding the use a new treatment. Measures of...
- Response by Rosalind Coward.
Leung, W. -C. // Screen; Winter77/78, Vol. 18 Issue 4, p120
The article presents the response of Rosalind Coward to the comments on her article "Class, "Culture" and the Social Formation." According to Coward, the comments fails to engage with the central argument of the article and went to represent the works criticized in the article in a different...
- CRITIQUE AND INTERNATIONAL MANAGEMENT: AN UNEASY RELATIONSHIP?
JACK, GAVIN A.; CALÁS, MARTA B.; NKOMO, STELLA M.; PELTONEN, TUOMO // Academy of Management Review; Oct2008, Vol. 33 Issue 4, p870
Since the early 1980s, scholars in organization and management studies have examined their metatheoretical assumptions with particular regard to the relationships among knowledge, power, and signification. In contrast, the international management field seems to have engaged in a continuous...
- Semiotic Analysis in Perspective: A Frame of Reference to Inform Industrial Design Practice.
Figueiredo, João F. D.; Coelho, Denis A. // Design Principles & Practice: An International Journal; 2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p333
This paper is aimed at contributing towards the understanding of the process of embedding meaning in products, informing industrial design practice. The approach chosen commences with review of selected semiotic studies, to expose the relation between semiotics and the design of products. The...
- ADULT DISTANCE LEARNING QUALITY IN UNIVERSITY STUDIES.
Gedvilienė, Genutė // Bridges / Tiltai; 2010, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p133
The article presents the quality importance of distance learning in today's information society, introduces the case of distance learning and talk about adult distance learning evaluation. A quantitative assessment of distance learning students have discovered a positive approach to distance...
- Dialog Stitching with Metonymy.
MITCHELL, VICTORIA // Textile: The Journal of Cloth & Culture; Nov2013, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p314
In this article, the author argues that the actions characteristic of stitching can be usefully considered within the context of actions that are linked with notions of performance and the performative. Against the theories of French philosopher Jacques Lacan, the act of stitching as a material...
- The Fun System.
Horrocks, Chris; Jevtic, Zoran // Introducing Baudrillard; 9/ 1/1996, p30
The article discusses the belief of intellectual Jean Baudrillard on the fun system in consumption. The intellectual believes that the consumer must not be passive with fun morality. A consumer who becomes satisfied with what he has becomes asocial, according to Baudrillard. Also stressed is the...
- Is the "Sun" Real?
Horrocks, Chris; Jevtic, Zoran // Introducing Baudrillard; 9/ 1/1996, p44
The article reflects on the sun as signifier which restricts and induces its signified concept and becomes a sign in relation to the theoretical position of intellectual Jean Baudrillard. It claims that the real sun is an effect of such logic. In the author's opinion, sun is not symbolic of life...