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The Mystery Of Lonergan, Richard Liddy Oct 2004

The Mystery Of Lonergan, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


The Mystery Of Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy Oct 2004

The Mystery Of Lonergan, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Learning To Live A Life That's Full, Seow Hon Tan Sep 2004

Learning To Live A Life That's Full, Seow Hon Tan

Research Collection School Of Law

No abstract provided.


Learning To Live A Life That's Full, Seow Hon Tan Sep 2004

Learning To Live A Life That's Full, Seow Hon Tan

Research Collection School Of Law

No abstract provided.


Using The Economic Concept Of A 'Merit Good' To Justify The Teaching Of Ethics Across The University Curriculum, Mark Nowacki, Wilfried Ver Eecke Apr 2004

Using The Economic Concept Of A 'Merit Good' To Justify The Teaching Of Ethics Across The University Curriculum, Mark Nowacki, Wilfried Ver Eecke

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

Philosophers often lament the limited role that philosophy plays in the intellectual formation of the average university student. Once central to university life—there was a time when the study of philosophy defined what it meant to be a student of the liberal arts—philosophy as a subject of study has become marginalized. It is a painful reality that in many universities philosophy has been reduced to the status of a fluffy elective, a course of study to be conscientiously avoided by the more "practical" and "hard nosed" students bent upon success in the pragmatic worlds of business and politics ...


Labels Of African American Ballers: A Historical Contemporary Investigation Of African American Male Youth's Depletions From America's Favorite Pastime 1885-2000, Keith Harrison Feb 2004

Labels Of African American Ballers: A Historical Contemporary Investigation Of African American Male Youth's Depletions From America's Favorite Pastime 1885-2000, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


How To Get It. Diagrammatic Reasoning As A Tool Of Knowledge Development And Its Pragmatic Dimension, Michael H.G. Hoffmann Jan 2004

How To Get It. Diagrammatic Reasoning As A Tool Of Knowledge Development And Its Pragmatic Dimension, Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

Discussions concerning belief revision, theory development, and "creativity" in philosophy and AI, reveal a growing interest in Peirce's concept of abduction. Peirce introduced abduction in an attempt to provide theoretical dignity and clarification to the difficult problem of knowledge generation. He wrote that "An Abduction is Originary in respect to being the only kind of argument which starts a new idea." These discussions, however, have led to considerable debates about the precise way in which Peirce's abduction can be used to explain knowledge generation. The crucial question is that of understanding how we can get the new elements ...


Learning By Developing Knowledge Networks. A Semiotic Approach Within A Dialectical Framework, Michael H.G. Hoffmann, Wolf-Michael Roth Jan 2004

Learning By Developing Knowledge Networks. A Semiotic Approach Within A Dialectical Framework, Michael H.G. Hoffmann, Wolf-Michael Roth

Michael H.G. Hoffmann

A central challenge for research on how we should prepare students to manage crossing boundaries between different knowledge settings in life long learning processes is to identify those forms of knowledge that are particularly relevant here. In this paper, we develop by philosophical means the concept of a dialectical system as a general framework to describe the development of knowledge networks that mark the starting point for learning processes, and we use semiotics to discuss (a) the epistemological thesis that any cognitive access to our world of objects is mediated by signs and (b) diagrammatic reasoning and abduction as those ...


Augustine's Intellectual Conversion, Richard Liddy Jan 2004

Augustine's Intellectual Conversion, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


Poetry And The Question Of God, Richard Liddy Jan 2004

Poetry And The Question Of God, Richard Liddy

Department of Religion Publications

No abstract provided.


Rosenzweig's Messianic Aesthetics, Jules Simon Jan 2004

Rosenzweig's Messianic Aesthetics, Jules Simon

Jules Simon

No abstract provided.


From Art And Architecture To Mathematics: From Intuition To Insight; From Decoration To Demonstration, John Pottage Jan 2004

From Art And Architecture To Mathematics: From Intuition To Insight; From Decoration To Demonstration, John Pottage

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


Man's Cards And God's Dice: A Conceptual Analysis Of Probability For The Advanced Student, Elie Feder Jan 2004

Man's Cards And God's Dice: A Conceptual Analysis Of Probability For The Advanced Student, Elie Feder

Humanistic Mathematics Network Journal

No abstract provided.


Socratic Pedagogy, Critical Thinking, Moral Reasoning And Inmate Education : An Exploratory Study, Peter Boghossian Jan 2004

Socratic Pedagogy, Critical Thinking, Moral Reasoning And Inmate Education : An Exploratory Study, Peter Boghossian

Dissertations and Theses

This exploratory study examines the hypothesis that Socratic pedagogy is a useful tool for imparting critical thinking and moral reasoning skills to inmates. The study explores the effectiveness of a new curriculum, Introducing Socrates, which relies on Socratic pedagogy to achieve its objectives. The curriculum draws from the effective criminal justice research on cognitive education to determine its objectives, and then looks to the Platonic dialogues to find broad philosophical questions that tie into those objectives. The program also evaluates salient criticisms of Socratic pedagogy that are found in the educational and philosophical literature, and then isolates and evaluates constructs ...


Female And Male Student Athletes' Perceptions Of Career Transition In Sport And Higher Education: A Visual Elicitation And Qualitative Assessment, C. Keith Harrison Dec 2003

Female And Male Student Athletes' Perceptions Of Career Transition In Sport And Higher Education: A Visual Elicitation And Qualitative Assessment, C. Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

The termination of a collegiate athletic career is inevitable for all student athletes. The purpose of this study was to explore student athletes’ perceptions of the athletic career transition process. One-hundred-andforty- three (n = 143) National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II student athletes were administered the Life After Sports Scale (LASS) designed by the authors. The LASS is a 58-item mixed method inventory. The scope of this inquiry explored the qualitative section, which examined participants’ perceptions that were visually primed with a narrative description of a student athlete who made the transition out of collegiate sport successfully. Three major themes ...


College Students' Perceptions, Myths, And Stereotypes About African American Athleticism: A Qualitative Investigation, Keith Harrison Dec 2003

College Students' Perceptions, Myths, And Stereotypes About African American Athleticism: A Qualitative Investigation, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

Examining the ‘natural’ athlete myth and utilizing the recent literature on cultural/social factors in athleticism, this study through survey research examines the myth of the ‘natural’ African American athlete. Participants consist of 301 university students from a large, traditionally White, midwest institution. The primary research question is to determine the attitudes of college students in terms of how they perceive the success of the African American athlete in certain sports. The purpose is to assess participants’ perceptions of the African American athlete and their opinion as to whether or not African American athletes are superior in certain sports (football ...


Poetry And The Question Of God, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2003

Poetry And The Question Of God, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.


Augustine's Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy Dec 2003

Augustine's Intellectual Conversion, Richard M. Liddy

Richard M Liddy

No abstract provided.