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251 Private persons and minimal personsIt's a commonplace that privacy can now be abridged and abdicated in ways that weren't routinely possible until very recently. I want here to draw attention to an alternative configuration of the mind that these techniques make available, which I will call the minimal person. My explication of minim...2014-01-01
252 Accommodating every bodyThis Article contends that workplace accommodations should be predicated on need or effectiveness instead of group-identity status. It proposes that, in principle, "accommodating every body" be achieved by extending Americans with Disabilities Act-type reasonable accommodation to all work-capable me...2014-01-01
253 Creation Ethics and the harms of existenceDavid DeGrazia's Creation Ethics1 is a fascinating effort to present a consistent account of creation in many contexts-from reproduction, to self-creation through genetic enhancement, to the creation of entire future generations. For reasons of space, this comment addresses the related discussions o...2014-01-01
254 In defense of the organism: Thomas Pradeu (Elizabeth Vitanza, trans.): The limits of the self: immunology and biological identity. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012, ix+302 pp, ISBN: 978-0-19-977528-6, $65 HB.Thomas Pradeu's The Limits of the Self provides a precise account of biological identity developed from the central concepts of immunology. Yet the central concepts most relevant to this task (self and nonself ) are themselves deemed inadequate, suffering from ambiguity and imprecision. Pradeu seeks...2014-01-01
255 Unduplicated empirical theories in communication reported in 2015All empirical articles in seven journals for the volume year 2014 from: Communication Monographs Communication Research Human Communication Research Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media Journal of Communication Management Communication Quarterly 254 ...Empirical theories; Communication2015
256 Empirical theories in communication reported in 2014 & 2015All empirical articles in seven journals for the volume years 2014 and 2015 from: Communication Monographs Communication Research Human Communication Research Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly Journal of Broadcasting and Electronic Media Journal of Communication Management Communication Quar...Empirical theories; Communication2015
257 Sociolinguistic differences between Japanese and EnglishThis poster discusses the sociolinguistic differences between Japanese and English as seen through English translations of manga and how this may impact the learning of a Japanese language learner.Japanese; English; Sociolinguistics; Manga; Culture; Pop culture2015-03-19
258 Unduplicated empirical theories of 2016In 2016, the seven mainline, empirical journals-Communication Monographs, Communication Research, Human Communication Research, Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, Journal of Communication, and Management Communication Quarterly-produced 253 empiric...2016
259 The influence of the Pinyin and Zhuyin writing systems on the acquisition of Mandarin word forms by native English speakersThe role of written input in second language (L2) phonological and lexical acquisition has received increased attention in recent years. Here we investigated the influence of two factors that may moderate the influence of orthography on L2 word form learning: (i) whether the writing system is shared...Second language acquisition(SLA); Mandarin; Pinyin; Zhuyin; Orthographic input; Second language phonology; Second language word learning2016-03-06
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