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 m�todo l�gico para analizar el signficado (sinopsis).
Watson, James R. // Chasqui (13901079); jun-sep2011, Issue 114/115, p145
A review of the article "Un m�todo l�gico para analizar el significado," originally published in issue number 2 of the journal "Revista Espa�ola de Investigaciones Sociales," by Manuel Mart�n 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...
- La articulación y los límites de la metáflora.
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...
Laclau, Ernesto // 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...
- 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...
- Les noms des Roumains en Hongrie � l'�poque de Louis d'Anjou (1342-1382).
DINCA, ADINEL // Transylvanian Review; Winter2010, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p104
No abstract available.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- CLOPOTELE ROMÂNEŞTI TRANSILVĂNENE ŞI INSCRIPŢIILE LOR: FUNCŢII, SEMNIFICAŢII, SIMBOLISTICĂ.
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...
- HASAN ÇELEBİ TEZKİRESİ'NDE MEKÂN TASVİR VE TAVSİFLERİ.
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...
- TÜRKÇE DERS KİTAPLARINDA YER ALAN ŞİİRLERİN ŞİİRBİLİM AÇISINDAN GÖRÜNÜMÜ ÜSTÜNE BİR İNCELEME.
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...
- GÜLDESTE-İ RİYÂZ-I İRFÂN'DA VEFATLARA DÜŞÜLEN 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...
- 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...
- 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 «DOS MUNDOS» Y SU RELEVANCIA PARA LA INTERPRETACIÓN EPISTÉMICA DE LA DISTINCIÓN FENÓMENO/COSA EN SÍ.
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...
- 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 aim—in large part and perhaps even for the most part—to recover the intentions, or intended meanings, of the speaker or writer. Berkeley and Hume...
- Comments on Melissa Frankel’s “Something-We-Know-Not-What, Something-We-Know-Not Why: Berkeley, Meaning and Minds”.
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...
- 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...
- REFERENCIÁLIS MEZŐK, FIKCIÓKÉPZŐ AKTUSOK A fikció referenciális termelékenysége.
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...
- CRITERIA FOR SELECTING A SIGNIFICANCE LEVEL: A NOTE ON THE SACREDNESS OF .05.
Labovitz, Sanford // American Sociologist; Aug68, Vol. 3 Issue 3, p220
Sociologists have now been formally warned that not only is .05 not sacred, but the selection of a significance level is a complex process. One major suggestion by sociologist J.K. Skipper, et al. is that the researcher should no longer choose a standard level, but reports the obtained level,...
- 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.
- Place and forgiveness.
Andrew, Maurice // Stimulus: The New Zealand Journal of Christian Thought & Practic; May2008, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p35
The article discusses the significance of place with respect to forgiveness. The author refers that New Zealanders remember happenings connected with place that forgiveness may be required. Several biblical passages that relates forgiveness to inhabiting places are presented. Moreover, the...
- 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...
- Carr� s�miotique et interpr�tation des r�cits mythiques.
Pottier, Richard // Sign Systems Studies; 2006, Vol. 34 Issue 2, p403
Greimas' semiotic square is built upon the hypothesis that the concept of elementary structure of signification is operational only if subjected to a logical interpretation and formulation. However, Greimas' commentaries on that model are questionable. On the one hand, he asserts that logical...
- 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....
- Sudetinis terminas.
NASTOPKA, Kestutis // Man & the Word / Zmogus ir zodis; 2009, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p5
The present article considers the twofold interpretation of the elementary structures of signification: the privative opposition relished by Roman Jakobson and the dichotomy of extensional and intentional definitions of meaning as established by Danish linguists. The poetic effects of the...
- LIFE WORLD AND GLOBAL CIVILIZATION.
Mickunas, Algis // Limes; 2009, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p140
The article is designed to demonstrate that the Western modern life world is constituted by the reconstruction of the natural environment in accordance with formal logical rules that are not derivable from contingent facts. Logical rules are selected as techniques in terms of their value to...
- Analiza statisticke snage testa u znanstvenom istra�ivanju.
McHugh, Mary L. // Biochemia Medica; Dec2008, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p263
Statistical power is a measure of the likelihood that a researcher will find statistical significance in a sample if the effect exists in the full population. Power is a function of three primary factors and one secondary factor: sample size, effect size, significance level, and the power of the...
- Positive Freedom in Europe's Democracy. Aspects and Dilemmas upon the Liberty's Approach.
Raduica, Ionut // Revista de Stiinte Politice; 2011, Issue 30/31, p118
In this article we are focus upon positive freedom, analyzing its historical signification and its present perspective. For that, it is necessary first to explore political view of great philosophers such as Rousseau, Hobbes or Locke, and later to pursue the real meaning of a particular...
- 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...
- DESCONSTRUCCI�N DEL OTRO HOMBRE: HACIA UNA MANIFESTACI�N DE DIOS M�S ALL� DEL SISTEMA DE SIGNIFICACI�N ONTOMETAF�SICO.
Beltramin, Jorge Brower // Escritos; 2010, Vol. 18 Issue 40, p14
Deconstruction allows us to position ourselves at the limit of the textuality articulated from the onto-metaphysical logos. It constitutes a comprehensive reading platform of language that searches, in its metaphorical expression, the nomination and renomination of Being, a deferral of its...
- Response by Rosalind Coward.
Beltramin, Jorge Brower // 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...
- The Phallus is a Signifier.
Parker, Ian // Symptom; Winter2007, Issue 8, p1
The article analyzes the characterization of the phallus as a signifier. When psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud reflects on psychical consequences of anatomical distinction between the sexes he assumes the actual presence of the penis and then the perception of it and then the process of making sense...