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226 YouTube as archive: who will curate this digital wunderkammer?At first glance, the ease with which individuals can access and contribute to YouTube sets it in direct opposition to large corporate media outlets with their top-down mode of dissemination. However, in this paper, I argue that despite these seemingly democratic features, YouTube is better understoo...2009
227 Confabulation, confidence, and introspectionCarruthers' arguments depend on a tenuous interpretation of cases from the confabulation literature. Specifically, Carruthers maintains that cases of confabulation are "subjectively indistinguishable" from cases of alleged introspection. However, in typical cases of confabulation, the self-attributi...Confabulation; Carruthers2009-04
228 F. H. Jacobi on faith, or what it takes to be an irrationalistF. H. Jacobi (1743-1819), a key figure in the philosophical debates at the close of the eighteenth century in Germany, has long been regarded as an irrationalist for allegedly advocating a blind ‘leap of faith'. The central claim of this essay is that this venerable charge is misplaced. Following...2009-09
229 Group compromise: perfect cases make problematic generalizationsRothstein argues that groups may be harmed by research on deidentified data. He concludes that researchers are obligated to minimize group harms and demonstrate respect for a studied group through robust opt-out capacities, information about the possibility of group-based harms, and publications ref...2010-01-01
230 Cinematic display for telematic performancesThe InterPlay is a live telematic performance that occurs simultaneously in multiple sites across the globe, streamed over the internet through the Access Grid videoconference system, then processed, mixed and projected before an audience.Trapeze Interactive Poster2010-01-13
231 Kathryn S. Olmsted. Real enemies: conspiracy theories and American Democracy, World War I to 9/11In 1963, historian Richard Hofstadter donned the clinician's white coat to describe conspiracy theorists and a "paranoid style of American politics" given to exaggeration, distortion, and fantastical thinking. If still the favorite of journalists, Hofstadter's ideas have been significantly revised ...2010-04
232 Religion and the 'sensitive branch' of human natureAbstract: While the theses that (1) human beings are primarily passional creatures and that (2) religion is fundamentally a product of our sensible nature are both closely linked to David Hume, Hume's contemporary Henry Home, Lord Kames (1696-1782), also defended them and explored their implication...2010-06
233 Irony of supporting physician-assisted suicide: a personal accountUnder other circumstances, I would have written an academic paper rehearsing the arguments for and against legalization of physician-assisted suicide: autonomy and the avoidance of pain and suffering on the pro side, the wrongness of killing, the integrity of the medical profession, and the risk of...2010-08
234 Building a blog cabin during a financial crisis: circuits of struggle in the digital enclosureOne of the most pressing questions facing television studies is how to understand the migration of media production and consumption onto web applications which depend on user-generated content. Scholars inspired by the political economy of communication (PEC) tradition have focused on how the accumu...2011
235 Yukarı dicle arkeolojik araştırma projesi (UTARP): 2002 Yılı Kenan Tepe Kazilarina Genal Bakış (The Upper Tigris Archaeological Reseach Project (UTARP): An Overview of the 2002 Excavations at Kenan Tepe)During the summer of 2002 members of the Upper Tigris Archaeological Research Project (UTARP) undertook a third season of archaeological excavations at the site of Kenan Tepe in the Il?su Dam Area of Southeastern Turkey1. Since our report in the previous volume (Parker et al. 2004) Parker focused...2011
236 The archive and the processor: the internal logic of web 2.0In Web 2.0, there is a social dichotomy at work based upon and reflecting the underlying Von Neumann architecture of computers. In the hegemonic Web 2.0 business model, users are encouraged to process digital ephemera by sharing content, making connections, ranking cultural artifacts, and producing ...2011
237 The lens of chemistryChemistry possesses a distinctive theoretical lens?a distinctive set of theoretical concerns regarding the dynamics and transformations of a perplexing variety of organic and nonorganic substances?to which it must be faithful. Even if it is true that chemical facts bear a special (reductive) relati...2012
238 Kate drawingRepresentation.2012
239 Reframing the ethical issues in part-human animal research: the unbearable ontology of inexorable moral confusionResearch that involves the creation of animals with human-derived parts opens the door to potentially valuable scientific and therapeutic advances, yet invokes unsettling moral questions. Critics and champions alike stand to gain from clear identification and careful consideration of the strongest e...2012-01-01
240 A wrongful case for parental tort liabilityMalek and Daar [M&D] argue that parents have a duty to employ prenatal genetic diagnosis (PGD) if they undergo IVF knowing they are at risk of transmitting a serious genetic condition. Although M&D limit their analysis to parents already undergoing PGD, in which they say the parental obligation is s...2012-01-01
241 Aristophanes: Acharnians, Knights, and Peace, Translated, and with theatrical commentaryA thenian "Old Comedy," despite its traditional title, has become accustomed to frequent renewal. Michael Ewans, an experienced scholar and director of ancient drama, offers the latest renovation with his able verse A translations of Aristophanes' Acharnians, Knights, and Peace that are complemente...2012-01-01
242 Continuous sedation until death: moral justifications of physicians and nurses─a content analysis of opinion piecesContinuous Sedation until Death (CSD), the act of reducing or removing the consciousness of an incurably ill patient until death, often provokes medical-ethical discussions in the opinion sections of medical and nursing journals. A content analysis of opinion pieces in medical and nursing literature...2012-01-01
243 Critical discourse analysis and rhetoric and compositionOver the past two decades, critical discourse analysis has emerged as a major new multidisciplinary approach to the study of texts and contexts in the public sphere. Developed in Europe, CDA has lately become increasingly popular in North America, where it is proving especially congenial to new dire...2012-01-01
244 Ethical issues in cancer screening and preventionNovember 2009's announcement of the USPSTF's recommendations for screening for breast cancer raised a firestorm of objections, Chief among them that the Panel bad insufficiently valued patients' lives or allowed cost considerations to influence recommendations. The publicity about the recommendation...2012-01-01
245 PrefaceThis volume contains the collection of symposium papers presented at the Philosophy of Science Association Meeting in Montreal, November 4-6, 2010, selected for publication. The volume also contains Nancy Cartwright's presidential address at the 2010 PSA. The huge amount of work required to referee ...2012-01-01
246 Project for integrative refugee writing programsThis poster was to present and formalize my service learning project at the University of Utah.Refugee; Writing program; SLCC community writing center2013
247 Capitalization in the St. Petersburg Game: why statistical distributions matterIn spite of its infinite expectation value, the St. Petersburg game is not only a gamble without supply in the real world, but also one without demand at apparently very reasonable asking prices. We offer a rationalizing explanation of why the St. Petersburg bargain is unattractive on both sides (to...2013-01-01
248 Truth deserves to be believedScience seems generally to aim at truth. And governmental support of science is often premised on the instrumental value of truth in service of advancing our practical objectives, both as individuals and as communities, large and small. While there is some political expediency to this view, it is no...2013-01-01
249 Unduplicated empirical theories of 2014All empirical articles in seven journals for the volume year 2014: Communication Monographs Communication Research Human Communication Research Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media Journal of Communication Management Communication Quarterly 231 artic...Empirical theories; Social science theories; Communication theories2014
250 Epistemological movements in communication: reference tablesThis publication supports the chapter EpistemologicalMovements in Communication: An Analysis o f Empirical and Rhetorical/Critical Scholarship to be published in the NCA Centennial Volume. It provides the extended data tables that could not be presented in the chapter because of space limitations. I...2014-01
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