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  1. Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994): in memoriam, 15 years later.

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    Notturno, Mark Amadeus

    2009-12-01

    September 17th, 2009 marks the 15th anniversary of Sir Karl Popper's death. Popper was an outspoken champion of critical rationalism, and a constant critic of authoritarian tendencies in science and society. He was also one of the spiritual founders of this journal and served on its first editorial advisory board. Popper was recognized around the world as one of the 20th century's greatest philosophers of science and one of its most articulate and influential critics of Marxism and closed society. When he died, the contemporary wisdom among professional philosophers was that his philosophy was generally right-but somehow obsolete. Some commentators said that it was now obvious that scientific theories cannot be shown to be true. Others said that we had witnessed the end of history and that his critique of closed societies, while no doubt important in its day, had been fully assimilated into Western thinking and still had meaning, if at all, only for the democracies in transition that were trying to emerge from the former Soviet Union. But 15 years after his death, a look at science and society around the world gives us good reason to remember his philosophy.

  2. Karl Popper's Quantum Ghost

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    Shields, William

    2004-05-01

    Karl Popper, though not trained as a physicist and embarrassed early in his career by a physics error pointed out by Einstein and Bohr, ultimately made substantial contributions to the interpretation of quantum mechanics. As was often the case, Popper initially formulated his position by criticizing the views of others - in this case Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. Underlying Popper's criticism was his belief that, first, the "standard interpretation" of quantum mechanics, sometimes called the Copenhagen interpretation, abandoned scientific realism and second, the assertion that quantum theory was "complete" (an assertion rejected by Einstein among others) amounted to an unfalsifiable claim. Popper insisted that the most basic predictions of quantum mechanics should continue to be tested, with an eye towards falsification rather than mere adding of decimal places to confirmatory experiments. His persistent attacks on the Copenhagen interpretation were aimed not at the uncertainty principle itself and the formalism from which it was derived, but at the acceptance by physicists of an unclear epistemology and ontology that left critical questions unanswered. In 1999, physicists at the University of Maryland conducted a version of Popper's Experiment, re-igniting the debate over quantum predictions and the role of locality in physics.

  3. Sir Karl Popper and Education

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    McNamara, D. R.

    1978-01-01

    Sir Karl Popper is one of England's most distinguished contemporary philosophers and it is surprising that his thought has not permeated and informed educational discussion. This paper suggests that educationists have much to learn from Karl Popper's writings and explores ways in which his ideas can illuminate and advance discussion about…

  4. Problems with Popper

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    Whiting, Alan B

    2012-01-01

    Professor Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994) was one of the most influential philosophers of science of the twentieth century. However, in his most famous work he displays misunderstandings of science and mathematics at a basic level.

  5. In memoriam : Karl R. Popper

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    Cecilia Tohăneanu

    2014-04-01

    Full Text Available Dedicated to Karl Popper’s memory, this essay aims at following the echo of his critical rationalism and how it has been received by Mario Bunge, one of the most prominent contemporary philosopher of science – an admirer, later a critic of Popper’s social and political philosophy. The main goal of such an endeavor is to find out where could have been Popper wrong – from Bunge’s view point – and take note of the arguments of both of them, thus hoping to get closer to the truth, as Sir Karl said.

  6. A Historical Survey of Sir Karl Popper's Contribution to Quantum Mechanics

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    William M. Shields

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994, though not trained as a physicist and embarrassed early in his career by a physics error pointed out by Einstein and Bohr, ultimately made substantial contributions to the interpretation of quantum mechanics. As was often the case, Popper initially formulated his position by criticizing the views of others - in this case Niels Bohr and Werner Heisenberg. Underlying Popper's criticism was his belief that, first, the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics abandoned scientific realism and second, the assertion that quantum theory was complete (an assertion rejected by Einstein among others amounted to an unfalsifiable claim. Popper insisted that the most basic predictions of quantum mechanics should continue to be tested, with an eye towards falsification rather than mere adding of decimal places to confirmatory experiments. His persistent attacks on the Copenhagen interpretation were aimed not at the uncertainty principle itself and the formalism from which it was derived, but at the acceptance by physicists of an unclear epistemology and ontology that left critical questions unanswered.Quanta 2012; 1: 1–12.

  7. The Reference Process and the Philosophy of Karl Popper.

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    Neill, S. D.

    1985-01-01

    Two aspects of Karl Popper's philosophy are applied to reference process: process is viewed as series of problem-solving situations amenable to analysis using Popper's problem-solving schema. Reference interview is analyzed in context of Popper's postulate that books contain autonomous world of ideas existing apart from mind of knower. (30…

  8. Karl Popper at ninety: Highlights of a lifelong intellectual quest

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    Selleri, Franco; van der Merwe, Alwyn

    1991-12-01

    On the occasion of his ninetieth birthday, Karl Popper's lifelong pursuit of answers in several areas of scientific and philosophical thinking is briefly traced, mainly with reference to excerpts from his own writings.

  9. Karl Popper and Jean Piaget: A Rationale for Constructivism

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    Harlow, Steve; Cummings, Rhoda; Aberasturi, Suzanne M.

    2006-01-01

    The current faddish use of the term constructivism has taken on as many different definitions as the number of people attempting to define it. This essay clarifies the meaning of constructivism through an examination of Karl Popper's and Jean Piaget's theories. The authors provide a rationale for the use of Popper's paradigm of "Three Worlds" and…

  10. The Rejectability of Karl Popper: Why Popper's Ideas Have Had So Little Influence on Social Practice.

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    Burgess, Tyrrell; Swann, Joanna

    2003-01-01

    Addresses the question of why Karl Popper's work has been disregarded or rejected for educational improvement and suggests a series of impediments to an acceptance of Popper's ideas. Outlines a set of principle which if adopted as a basis for practice could lead to significant improvement. (EV)

  11. Sir Karl Popper and his philosophy of physics

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    Jammer, Max

    1991-12-01

    The eminent mathematical physicist Sir Hermann Bondi once said: “There is no more to science than its method, and there is no more to its method than Popper has said.” Indeed, many regard Sir Karl Raimund Popper the greatest philosopher of science in our generation. Much of what Popper “has said” refers to physics, but physicists, generally speaking, have little knowledge of what he has said. True, Popper's philosophy of science and, in particular, his realistic interpretation of quantum mechanics deviates considerably from the generally accepted doctrine. But as Popper, rightly I think, points out, it is precisely the proliferation of divergent theories which promotes the growth of scientific knowledge; it would be a danger for physics if physicists were dogmatically tied to a single theory or would not test their theory against alternatives. It is for this purpose that, on the occasion of the nonagenarian celebration of Popper's birthday, the present essay has been written.

  12. Karl Popper: antes y después de Kyoto

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    Zanotti, Gabriel

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available Not available.En su último libro sobre Karl Popper, Mariano Artigas plantea una hermenéutica revolucionaria: muestra que la ética de Popper es el fundamento de su epistemología, y que el fundamento de esa ética está lejos del «conjeturalismo» que suele atribuirse a Popper. Artigas analiza qué significa en Popper la «fe irracional en la razón» y utiliza, como fuente inédita, el dramático relato que hace Popper de su relación con W. W. Bartley, por primera vez, en Kyoto, en 1992. Sea cual fuere la opinión del lector, el libro de Artigas divide la hermenéutica de Popper en un antes y un después.

  13. The Second Law and Karl R. Popper

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    Norman, Guenri E.

    2002-11-01

    Popper's ideas are briefly presented on philosophy of Science hierarchy of particular sciences and his emergence principle. Main points of Popper's cognition theory are emphasized. Popper's thoughts are given in connection with struggle of scientific ideas in the XX century. The projection on the Second Law is done.

  14. Karl Popper and the Copenhagen interpretation

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    Peres, Asher

    Popper conceived an experiment whose analysis led to a result that he deemed absurd. Popper wrote that his reasoning was based on the Copenhagen interpretation and therefore invalidated it. Many authors who have examined Popper's analysis have found in it various technical flaws which are briefly summarized here. However, the aim of the present article is not technical. My concern is to redress logical flaws in Popper's argument: the terminology he uses is ambiguous, his analysis involves counterfactual hypotheses, and it violates Bohr's complementarity principle. Therefore, the absurdity of Popper's result only confirms Bohr's approach.

  15. Falsifications and corroborations: Karl Popper's influence on systematics.

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    Helfenbein, Kevin G; DeSalle, Rob

    2005-04-01

    Over the last three decades, the philosophy of Karl Raimund Popper has had a strong influence on the field of systematic biology. Unequivocally, no other philosopher's work has had such an influence during this formative period in systematics. Much, but not all, of the early discourse on Popper and systematics dealt with the philosophical basis of systematics as a science. More recently Popper's work has been discussed in the systematics literature in relation to specific methodologies such as parsimony and maximum likelihood. In this paper, we provide the reader with a concise summary of Popper's ideas relevant to systematics, review the systematic literature invoking or declining Popper's importance to the field, and make a recommendation for the future course of philosophical thinking in systematics. We try to make clear various authors' interpretations of Popper's work and how those interpretations have impacted systematic thought. Although the reader may come away from this review with a clearer idea of Popper's relevance or lack thereof, our primary hope is that the reader will be compelled to question him- or herself about the philosophical basis of the systematic work that he or she does, and to delve into the literature herein cited. We begin by presenting a synopsis of Popper's philosophical views to allow those views to be placed in the context of systematics.

  16. The dangerous misconceptions of Sir Karl Raimund Popper

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    Svozil, K

    2002-01-01

    Insofar as Sir Karl Raimund Popper's writings deal with political statements, they are evident; yet insofar as they deal with scientific issues, they are incorrect and misleading. If applied to the concrete implementation of science, such as distribution of research funds and (peer) review, they would seriously hamper progress.

  17. Rheumatoid arthritis, Proteus, anti-CCP antibodies and Karl Popper.

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    Ebringer, Alan; Rashid, Taha; Wilson, Clyde

    2010-02-01

    Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a crippling joint disease affecting over 20 million people worldwide. The cause of RA is most probably linked to the triad of microbial trigger, genetic association and autoimmunity and can be explained using the philosophical method of Karl Popper or Popperian sequences. Ten "Popper sequences" have been identified which point to the urinary microbe Proteus mirabilis as the cause of RA: Popper sequence 1 establishes that HLA-DR4 lymphocytes injected into a rabbit evoke specific antibodies against Proteus bacteria. Popper sequence 2 establishes that antibodies to Proteus bacteria are present in RA patients from 14 different countries. Popper sequence 3 establishes that antibodies to Proteus bacteria in RA patients are disease specific since no such antibodies are found in other conditions. Popper sequence 4 establishes that when RA patients have high titres of antibodies to Proteus such bacteria are found in urinary cultures. Popper sequence 5 establishes that only Proteus bacteria and no other microbes evoke significantly elevated antibodies in RA patients. Popper sequence 6 establishes that the "shared epitope" EQR(K)RAA shows "molecular mimicry" with the sequence ESRRAL found in Proteus haemolysin. Popper sequence 7 establishes that Proteus urease contains a sequence IRRET which has "molecular mimicry" with LRREI found in collagen XI of hyaline cartilage. Popper sequence 8 establishes that sera obtained from RA patients have cytopathic properties against sheep red cells coated with the cross-reacting EQR(K)RAA and LRREI self-antigen peptides. Popper sequence 9 establishes that Proteus sequences in haemolysin and urease as well as the self antigens, HLA-DR1/4 and collagen XI, each contain an arginine doublet, thereby providing a substrate for peptidyl arginine deiminase (PAD) to give rise to citrulline, which is the main antigenic component of CCP, antibodies to which are found in early cases of RA. Popper sequence 10 establishes that

  18. Applying Popper's Probability

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    Whiting, Alan B

    2014-01-01

    Professor Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994) was one of the most influential philosophers of science of the twentieth century, best known for his doctrine of falsifiability. His axiomatic formulation of probability, however, is unknown to current scientists, though it is championed by several current philosophers of science as superior to the familiar version. Applying his system to problems identified by himself and his supporters, it is shown that it does not have some features he intended and does not solve the problems they have identified.

  19. Karl Popper and Evolutionary Concept of Epistemology

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    Ebrahim Ashni Alvandi; Majid Akbari Dehagi

    2008-01-01

    Epistemology and its formational trend have been always one of the discussions in various parts of science; and nowadays modern sciences have plentiful effects on the process of epistemological studies. Different men of letters from various fields have also studied and scrutinized it. Among these researches, evolutionary epistemology wants to explain the process of formation of epistemology by modeling it through evolution theory. Here I do effort to investigate Karl Poppers’ view point of ep...

  20. El racionalismo crítico de Karl Popper

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    Luis María Delio Machado

    2015-10-01

    Full Text Available El presente artículo, pretende acercar algunos de los aspectos más importantes del pensamiento de uno de los filósofos más destacados de nuestro tiempo: Sir Karl Popper. Su presencia atraviesa nuestro siglo, presentándose como una de las voces visionarias y anticipadoras que se alzaron críticamente, contra toda actitud o acción que estuviese fundada en lo dogmático y que tuviese como finalidad, el olvido o la superación del individuo, aunque dicho olvido estuviese "justificado" por oraculares "bienes o fines superiores". (... 

  1. Information Systems Foundations - Karl Popper's third world

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    Craig McDonald

    2002-11-01

    Full Text Available The various information professions have matured separately over the years, developing different bodies of theory and practice to meet their evolving purposes and needs. A problem arises however, when different information professions address the same knowledge domain and there is no explicit correspondence between the conceptual structures embedded independently in each. In this situation, a knowledge worker involved in the domain is faced with a range of possibly incompatible structures presented in different forms by a range of information professions. This is a common problem that is being exacerbated by the explosion in information production and the widening access to information distribution technology, notably the World Wide Web. Information Systems now need to combine the best of what the information professions in a domain have to offer the domain’s knowledge workers. This paper examines the problem by exploring one of the foundations of the information disciplines - Karl Popper’s 3 Worlds theory, applying it to a case study and suggesting that the Information Systems discipline alone has a sufficiently broad agenda to integrate the various Informatics themes needed to support today’s knowledge workers.

  2. Karl Raimund Popper: Problem Neopositivistik dan Teori Kritis Falsifikasi

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    M. Syamsul Huda

    2014-01-01

    Full Text Available Karl Popper once criticizes the positivistic paradigm by means of what he calls the theory of falsification. To him, the positivistic paradigm constitutes a failure simply because it cannot distinguish between science and prude science, that is, between empirical method and non-empirical method. In the scientific knowledge, empirical science, mathematics and logic must be differentiated, something that the positivistic paradigm has failed to do. This paradigm furthermore, did not have a clear picture what logic-based science is, empirical knowledge and psychology of knowledge. It also fails to properly understand knowledge that springs from tradition, emotion, authority and so forth. All positivistic paradigms such as that of Karl Max’s Historicism, Freud’s theory of Psycho Analysis, Adler’s theory of Individual Analysis and Newton’s theory of Gravitation fall into this trap of failure.

  3. O pensamento epistemológico de Karl Popper

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    José Luiz dos Santos

    2007-01-01

    Full Text Available Desde a antiguidade, o critério de demarcação entre o que é ciência e o que não é ciência tem sido discutido. A noção que então se tinha de ciência coincidia com a busca do saber absoluto. Tornava-se necessária, para os pensadores gregos, entre eles, Aristóteles, Pitágoras e Descartes, a consolidação de uma distinção precisa entre o saber contingente e o saber necessário, pois o único discurso que poderia satisfazer às exigências do rigor científico era aquele que apontasse, nos fenômenos, conexões causais cuja necessidade pudesse ser demonstrada. Antes de Popper, o pensamento filosófico ocidental atravessou séculos tentando explicar por que nossas teorias frequentemente estavam erradas. Em sua obra fundamental, A Lógica da Pesquisa Científica, Karl Popper coloca em novos termos a discussão epistemológica ao demonstrar que o erro, em vez de ser um mal que pode ser evitado através do recurso a algum procedimento metodológico específico, constitui componente inevitável de qualquer teoria científica, sendo o motor pelo qual a ciência se move. Buscando captar a lógica do desenvolvimento da ciência, Popper inicia sua exposição destruindo aquele que talvez fosse, de todos os princípios filosóficos, o mais caro aos cientistas e à boa parte dos filósofos de seu tempo: o princípio da indução como método de procedimento científico. Neste artigo, abordam-se alguns dos principais tópicos do pensamento popperiano, como o princípio da indução, a concepção de ciência e a falseabilidade. Também se intenta aduzir alguns debates filosóficos, justapondo às opiniões de Popper e de críticos ao seu pensamento. A contestação aludida ao pensamento popperiano advém do professor Thomas S. Kuhn, da Princeton University. Kuhn objeta à opinião de Popper quando este afirma que o cientista é um solucionador de problemas. Para Kuhn, os cientistas são solucionadores de enigmas e não de problemas. Essa posi

  4. Testing the null hypothesis: the forgotten legacy of Karl Popper?

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    Wilkinson, Mick

    2013-01-01

    Testing of the null hypothesis is a fundamental aspect of the scientific method and has its basis in the falsification theory of Karl Popper. Null hypothesis testing makes use of deductive reasoning to ensure that the truth of conclusions is irrefutable. In contrast, attempting to demonstrate the new facts on the basis of testing the experimental or research hypothesis makes use of inductive reasoning and is prone to the problem of the Uniformity of Nature assumption described by David Hume in the eighteenth century. Despite this issue and the well documented solution provided by Popper's falsification theory, the majority of publications are still written such that they suggest the research hypothesis is being tested. This is contrary to accepted scientific convention and possibly highlights a poor understanding of the application of conventional significance-based data analysis approaches. Our work should remain driven by conjecture and attempted falsification such that it is always the null hypothesis that is tested. The write up of our studies should make it clear that we are indeed testing the null hypothesis and conforming to the established and accepted philosophical conventions of the scientific method.

  5. The \\c{hi}2-test, the Muon AMM and Karl R. Popper

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    Iurato, Giuseppe

    2013-01-01

    In this very brief note, we only wish to identify a simple but notable epistemological basis, concerning the Karl R. Popper philosophy of science thought, into the realm of the experimental proves of Fundamental Physics.

  6. Some epistemology ́s elements of Social Science by Karl PopperAlguns elementos da Epistemolgia da Ciências Sociais de Karl Popper

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    Julio Cesar Rodrigues Pereira

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses the main elements of the epistemology of human sciences of Karl Popper. It was organized as follows. First, we positioned ourselves in the Popper-Adorno controversy. Then weestablished the parameters of discussion, particularly in regards to the idea of “scientific explanation”. Some elements of Popper’s Theory of Knowledge are then analyzed. The final part discusses thescientific parameters of Social Sciences.Este artigo discute os principais elementos da epistemologia das ciências humanas de Karl Popper. Foi organizado como segue. Em primeiro lugar, nos posionamos sobre a  polêmica Popper-Adorno. Então, nós estabelecemos os parâmetros de discussão, nomeadamente no que respeita a idéia de "explicação científica". A seguir são analisados alguns elementos da Teoria do Conhecimento de Popper. A parte final discute os parâmetros científicos de Ciências Sociais

  7. The Psychology of Thinking, Animal Psychology, and the Young Karl Popper

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    ter Hark, M.R.M.

    2004-01-01

    In the 1920s, Karl Popper wrote two large manuscripts on psychology that he never published. in his autobiography, Unended Quest, he attempts to reduce the importance of his work in psychology as much as possible, and in his philosophical work he is an antipsychologist. However, in this article, it

  8. The psychology of thinking, animal psychology, and the young Karl Popper.

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    Ter Hark, Michel

    2004-01-01

    In the 1920s, Karl Popper wrote two large manuscripts on psychology that he never published. In his autobiography, Unended Quest, he attempts to reduce the importance of his work in psychology as much as possible, and in his philosophical work he is an antipsychologist. However, in this article, it is argued that Popper's early psychology has been pivotally important for the development of his philosophy. In particular, it is shown that Popper's views on psychology underwent a radical shift, one that paved the way for his characteristic deductive stance in philosophy. Popper's views shifted from an inductive and associationistic psychology toward a noninductive psychology of problem solving. Tracing the historical background of Popper's early work reveals how he integrated various parts of the psychology of Karl Groos into his analysis of the childish phenomenon of dogmatic thinking and how he shortly after appropriated various elements of the animal psychology of Hans Volkelt and Herbert Jennings in his biological approach to (dogmatic) thinking. In the monumental works of Otto Selz, however, Popper finally found the roots of a noninductive and biological approach to the growth of individual and scientific knowledge.

  9. Karl R. Popper, 1992: About the EPR controversy

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    Combourieu, Marie-Christine

    1992-10-01

    Sir K. R. Popper's experimental schemes challenge the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum theory, principally Heisenberg's indeterminacy relations and the EPR paradox. “The so-called Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox is not a paradox. It is a theoretical statement in expectation of an interpretation,” says K. R. Popper in this interview. “My experiment ought to be a classical experiment. It is very simple and free from any additional assumption. It should really be done.”

  10. FILSAFAT ILMU KARL R. POPPER DAN THOMAS S. KUHN SERTA IMPLIKASINYA DALAM PENGAJARAN ILMU

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    Slamet Subekti

    2016-04-01

    Full Text Available This article discusses about philosophy of science according to Karl R. Popper and Thomas S. Kuhn. There are similarities and differences between their views about how progress and what function of science.Apparently both Popper and Kuhn agree that science does not proceed by induction. However Kuhn disagrees with the view that science progresses by falsifiability through conjectures and refutations, but occurance by paradigm shift. Popper and Kuhn’s disagreement amounted to a distinction between two functions within the practice of science, one of criticism (Popper and one of puzzle solving (Kuhn.Science education implies the teaching and learning of science interesting and fruitful in one hand, and teachers should be role models to students in the other hand

  11. Karl R. Popper'ın Tarihsicilik Eleştirisi

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    Rıza Bakış; Eyüp Alsancak

    2016-01-01

    ABSTRACT: Karl R. Popper is an important philosopher of science of 20th Century and is known in this field through his theory of falsification. But the critical theory of rationality is indeed his basic theory and it can be seen in his whole idea.  Critique of historicism also contains his views on the social and political philosophy in a systematic context in relation to them. Popper embodied his views about the historicism through human-centered thoughts of philosophers such as Plato, Arist...

  12. REALISMO E PLURALISMO: A FILOSOFIA DA CIÊNCIA DE KARL R. POPPER

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    Mateus Romanini

    2012-01-01

    O presente trabalho tem por objetivo principal apresentar uma interpretação da obra de Karl Raimund Popper que leva em consideração dois problemas e suas respectivas soluções propostas pelo autor. Primeiramente buscar-se-á tratar do problema que emerge do debate sobre que entidades podem ser consideradas reais, a saber, se e como entidades abstratas interagem com o mundo físico. Popper não aceita as posições monistas e dualistas porque ambas levam ao determinismo. Assim, para r...

  13. Karl Popper: a propósito de La sociedad abierta y sus enemigos

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    Tobón Sanín , Gilberto

    2016-01-01

    Este texto pretende llevar a cabo una crítica al racionalismo extremo de Karl Popper, a veces rayano en el subjetivismo, pues racionalismo e irracionalismo en las sociedades son momentos de una totalidad más amplia de la realidad histórica, como quiera que la sociedad se mueve es por los conflictos y las contradicciones, y no por los consensos efímeros de las partes en conflicto. 

  14. Una interpretación milenarista de Karl Popper

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    Navarro Vives, Jaume

    2002-01-01

    En Este Artículo Propongo Una Relectura De Las Dos Primeras Obras De Popper Enmateria De Filosofía Política (La Sociedad Abierta Y Sus Enemigos Y La Miseriadel Historicismo) En Clave Historicista Y Milenarista. A Pesar De Sus Críticas Alos Intentos De Atribuir Un Carácter Teleológico A La Historia, Se Puedeninterpretar Estas Dos Obras Como Una Nueva Versión De La Promesa Mesiánica Deladvenimiento De Un Mundo Mejor. La Fundamentación Ética De Su Filosofía Estápresente En Esta Nueva Lectura De ...

  15. Karl Popper's Conception of Metaphysics and its Problems

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    Cláudia Ribeiro

    2014-08-01

    Full Text Available In this paper I intend to thoroughly analyse Karl Popper’s relation to metaphysics. I start with his first writings, where he states the differences between science, pseudoscience and metaphysics. I then describe how his thoughts on the subject evolved to culminate in his reflection on metaphysical research programmes and the need for a revival of natural philosophy. A major concern is Popper’s famous testability criterion to set apart science from non-science. I point at the problems of the conception of metaphysics as non-testable theories (which are similar to the problems of the conception of metaphysics as theories involving unobservables and, in order to avoid these problems, I propose to retain nothing but the traditional conception of metaphysics as the general theories about the nature of the world. This leads me to the conclusion that science is not only an empirical task but also, and in a very important sense, a speculative one.

  16. Rationalism and traditionalism in politics. The correspondence between Karl R. Popper and Michael Oakeshott

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    Spartaco Pupo

    2016-07-01

    Full Text Available The correspondence of 1948 between Karl Popper and Michael Oakeshott, translated for the first time in Italian and published in the appendix to this paper, demonstrates the existence of two different ways of thinking about politics: the rationalist approach, founded on the “argumentation” as a rational means for the non-violent solution of problems (Popper, and the traditionalist mode, inspired by the method of “conversation” as a guarantee of constant openness to the diversity of identities (Oakeshott. To rise from the letters is a mutual influence on the interpretation of the key concepts that characterize the thought of the two authors, which however does not cancel the fundamental divergence of their political orientation.

  17. Karl Popper versus Theodor Adorno: lições de um confronto histórico

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    Angela Ganem

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Karl Popper versus Theodor Adorno: Lessons from a historical confrontation. In 1961, during the Congress of the German Society of Sociology, two great theoretical references of the XX century faced in a historical debate about the logic of the social sciences. In addition to methodological issues strict sense, the confrontation became known as a debate between positivism and dialectic. The article first deals with the theoretical trajectories of Popper and Adorno and the relation of their theories with their political and ideological certainties. On one hand, the trajectory of the Popperian epistemology is examined, its contributions and vigorous attacks on Marx in what he called 'poverty of historicism" and false predictive Marxist world, and, on the other hand, the role of Adorno in the Frankfurt School, his criticism of totalitarianism and the defense of a critical emancipatory reason. The article also deals with the confrontation itself, the exposure of Popper's twenty-seven theses that culminate with the situation logic and the method of the economy as exemplary for the social sciences and Adorno's critical perspective of sociology and society as non-separable objects. In conclusion we show how the articulation of theory with the weltanschauung of each author helps to clarify the terms of the debate and how the confrontation contributed unequivocally to the dynamics of scientific progress and for the critical history of the ideas.

  18. Philosophy and phylogenetic inference: a comparison of likelihood and parsimony methods in the context of Karl Popper's writings on corroboration.

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    de Queiroz, K; Poe, S

    2001-06-01

    Advocates of cladistic parsimony methods have invoked the philosophy of Karl Popper in an attempt to argue for the superiority of those methods over phylogenetic methods based on Ronald Fisher's statistical principle of likelihood. We argue that the concept of likelihood in general, and its application to problems of phylogenetic inference in particular, are highly compatible with Popper's philosophy. Examination of Popper's writings reveals that his concept of corroboration is, in fact, based on likelihood. Moreover, because probabilistic assumptions are necessary for calculating the probabilities that define Popper's corroboration, likelihood methods of phylogenetic inference--with their explicit probabilistic basis--are easily reconciled with his concept. In contrast, cladistic parsimony methods, at least as described by certain advocates of those methods, are less easily reconciled with Popper's concept of corroboration. If those methods are interpreted as lacking probabilistic assumptions, then they are incompatible with corroboration. Conversely, if parsimony methods are to be considered compatible with corroboration, then they must be interpreted as carrying implicit probabilistic assumptions. Thus, the non-probabilistic interpretation of cladistic parsimony favored by some advocates of those methods is contradicted by an attempt by the same authors to justify parsimony methods in terms of Popper's concept of corroboration. In addition to being compatible with Popperian corroboration, the likelihood approach to phylogenetic inference permits researchers to test the assumptions of their analytical methods (models) in a way that is consistent with Popper's ideas about the provisional nature of background knowledge.

  19. Karl Popper: La explicación en la disciplina histórica

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    Holbein Giraldo-Paredes

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available En el siguiente artículo se revisan los argumentos enunciados en la obra La miseria del historicismo, en la cual Karl Popper realiza una crítica a la concepción historicista emanada de la filosofía de autores como Platón, Hegel y Marx. Crítica que realiza aludiendo a argumentos de orden epistemológico, para demostrar que el modelo nomológico deductivo de la explicación no aplica a la disciplina histórica, y en este sentido negando una de las tesis más fuertes que él había defendido toda su vida: la del monismo metodológico o unificacionismo metodológico de la ciencia, heredada del positivismo lógico.

  20. Rheumatoid arthritis is caused by Proteus: the molecular mimicry theory and Karl Popper.

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    Ebringer, Alan; Rashid, Tasha

    2009-06-01

    Rheumatoid arthritis is a crippling and disabling joint disease affecting over 20 million people. It occurs predominantly in women and smokers, and affects the HLA-DR1/4 individuals who carry the "shared epitope" of amino acids EQRRAA. The cause of this disease was investigated by the methods of the philosopher of science Karl Popper who suggested that scientific research should be based on bold conjectures and critical refutations. The "Popper sequences" generate new facts which then change or alter the original problem. The new facts must then be explained by any new theory. Using the "molecular mimicry" model, it was found that Proteus bacteria possess an amino acid sequence ESRRAL in haemolysin which resembles the, shared epitope, and another sequence in urease which resembles type XI collagen. Antibodies to Proteus bacteria have been found in 14 different countries. It would appear that rheumatoid arthritis is caused by an upper urinary tract infection by Proteus bacteria. Anti-Proteus therapy should be assessed in the management of this disease separately or in conjunction with existing modalities of therapy.

  1. [Note on the epistemology of clinical pharmacology: comparison with the approach of Karl Popper].

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    Boissel, J P

    1999-01-01

    Is clinical pharmacology a science or only an application of science? Karl Popper suggested a method to identify science and to sort it out from other logical activities such as metaphysics, whereby the falsification criterion he proposed can apply to the theory in such a way that the theory could be refuted. The clinical pharmacologist's approach requires the build-up of a therapeutic model on the basis of two other models: the physiopathologic and the pharmacological. The three-model construct is a theory. Is it scientific in the Popperian sense? From the therapeutic model, one can predict the efficacy of a drug, and the corresponding statement is tested by a clinical trial. Whatever the original statement, it is modified into a refutable one because of the use of the statistical approach in clinical trials. Furthermore, the predicate represents a hypothesis of the model validity, which will then be confronted with 'reality' through clinical experiment. As the therapeutic model is refutable, clinical pharmacology is a science in the Popperian sense.

  2. Karl R. Popper'ın Tarihsicilik Eleştirisi

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    Yrd.Doç.Dr. Rıza Bakış

    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Karl R. Popper XX. yüzyılın önemli bir bilim felsefecisidir ve bu alandaki temel savı yanlışlamacılık kuramı olarak bilinmektedir. Fakat düşüncesinin bütün uzanımlarında kendini ele veren ve onun sistemini oluşturan ise esasında eleştirel akılcılık kuramıdır. Tarihsicilik eleştirisi de bunlarla sistematik bağlamda ilintili olarak toplum ve siyaset felsefesi konusundaki görüşlerini ihtiva etmektedir. Birey olarak insanı merkeze alan Popper’ın, tarihsicilik konusundaki düşüncelerini Platon, Aristoteles, Marx ve Hegel gibi büyük sistem kurucu düşünürler üzerinden somutlaştırdığı, bütüncü yapılara karşı birtakım eleştiriler getirdiği görülmektedir. Biz bu makalemizde Popper’ın tarihsicilik eleştirisini özellikle Platon, Aristoteles, Hegel ve Karx’la ilintili eleştirilerini ele alıp tartıştık.

  3. Popper's Fallibilism.

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    Perkinson, Henry

    1978-01-01

    Describes the theories of Karl Popper regarding scientific knowledge and scientific methodology; tells how the Popper-Darwinian theory of growth of knowledge offers an alternative nonauthoritarian conception of the educational process, and thus an alternative conception of the functions of the teacher and the school. (GT)

  4. "Bewitching" or confusing methaphysics? The demarcation between science and metaphysics according to Karl Popper

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    M. Elaine Botha

    1986-03-01

    Full Text Available The problems of both classical and modern theory of knowledge, according to Popper, reside in the problem of demarcation: a problem closely re­ lated to the problem of induction. The paper argues the view that Popper's view of metaphysics is ambiguous, requiring another criterion to distinguish between "good " and "bad " metaphysics. The sources of the problem are pinpointed, and Popper's distinction between three types of theory outlined. The article then explores the distinction between types of theories and the issues of falsification, testability and refutation, before going on to a consideration of the relationship between science and metaphysics, and w eighing up the issue of good ancid metaphysics. From this emerges clearly that the second "criterionot demarcation" is needed to make precisely this distinction; also in view of Popper's u n ­ clear, even ambiguous, view of metaphysics.

  5. El nacimiento de "La sociedad abierta y sus enemigos", de Karl Popper

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    2005-01-01

    This paper, relying in particular upon the correspondence from Popper to Gombrich, deals with the history of the publication of The Open Society and its Enemies in Routledge. Special attention is paid to the history of the tittle.

  6. Subjetividad y Neurofisiología en la perspectiva biológica de Karl Popper

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    1998-01-01

    El Tratamiento De Popper Acerca Del Problema Mente-Cerebro, Se Centra En Dosaspectos: Defensa De La Realidad De La Mente; Oposicion Al Materialismo. Laoposicion De Popper A La Reduccion De Lo Subjetivo A Cerebro (Y Por Lo Tanto Surechazo Del Fisicalismo Y Del Monismo Psicofisico) Se Debe A Que Considera Almaterialismo Una Mala Metafisica Para La Biologia. Una Metafisica Con La Que Nopuede Comprenderse Lo Biologico. Para El, Es Esencial Introducir En Laconcepcion Biologica La Nocion De Lo Exos...

  7. Objective knowledge as a basis for education according to Karl R. Popper

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    Ivonne Patricia Piñeros Veloza

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The book entitled Objective Knowledge, was published in 1972. There, Popper collects a series of articles where he deals with the theory of knowledge. From these, it is possible to reconstruct the foundation for a critical education. This text aims to identify conceptual elements that relate to the increase of knowledge from the method of approach and problem solving, the role of language, the meaning of freedom, the development of a critical spirit and their implications of for political life. This is related to the educational process, so that students can approach the truth, appropriating their environment and pose increasingly optimal solutions to face the obstacles of everyday life and thus favoring the improvement of society

  8. Sobre o estatuto epistemológico da racionalidade econômica segundo Karl Popper

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    Brena Paula Magno Fernandez

    2014-12-01

    Full Text Available Três tipos de críticas são comumente levantadas contra a utilização do postulado da racionalidade na ciência econômica. A primeira delas associa-se ao argumento da circularidade, a segunda diz respeito à blindagem da teoria contra a refutação e a terceira - e mais importante delas - refere-se à inadequação empírica. O presente artigo busca encaminhar esta última, à luz do tratamento dado por Popper ao longo de sua carreira para a questão de qual seria o estatuto epistemológico do princípio da racionalidade nas teorias econômicas. Três possíveis respostas a esta questão são aqui examinadas, explicitando-se suas respectivas estruturas lógicas. A primeira delas propõe que o postulado da racionalidade desempenhe o papel de lei geral do comportamento humano. A segunda requer que ele funcione como um axioma da teoria. Finalmente, a terceira proposta sugere que o postulado da racionalidade seja entendido como regra metodológica. Conclui-se o artigo sugerindo que esta última solução satisfaz ao apelo que o tipo de crítica aqui examinada faz ao conceito de racionalidade. Não obstante, ao situar-se no contexto metateórico, o postulado da racionalidade mantém importância inegável na teoria econômica. Sem ele, não se disporia de instrumentos que conduzissem à seleção de dados empíricos voltados ao teste das teorias.

  9. Understanding Popper's experiment

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    Qureshi, Tabish

    2005-06-01

    An experiment proposed by Karl Popper is considered by many to be a crucial test of quantum mechanics. Although many loopholes in the original proposal have been pointed out, they are not crucial to the test. We use only the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics to point out what is fundamentally wrong with the proposal, and demonstrate that Popper's basic premise was faulty.

  10. A análise situacional de Karl Popper: alguma analogia com a lógica da situação na economia? Karl Popper's social analysis: some analogy with the logic of situation in economics?

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    Solange Regina Marin

    2008-04-01

    Full Text Available A contribuição metodológica de Popper se estende para a aplicação do seu método crítico nas práticas científicas e sociais, ou seja, vai além do falsificacionismo e do diálogo socrático como mostrado nas diferentes interpretações dos metodólogos da economia. Com o objetivo de descrever a prática científica e social de Popper, como resultado de sua ênfase na busca e no crescimento do conhecimento, e investigar se existe alguma analogia entre ela e a lógica da situação na economia, este artigo apresenta: i a prática científico-social popperiana na forma da análise situacional (seção 1, ii as discussões de alguns críticos e comentadores que identificam problemas na proposta de Popper (seção 2, iii argumentos sobre a análise situacional de Popper e a lógica da situação na economia (seção 3 e iv as considerações finais.Popper's methodological contribution could be extended in order to include the use of his critical method in social and scientific practices, that is, it is not related only to falsificationism and socratic dialogue as it has been presented by different economic methodologists. With the aim of describing Popper's social and scientific practice, as a result of his emphasis on search and growth of knowledge, and investigating whether exists some analogy between this practice and the logic of situation in Economics, this paper presents: i Popper's social-scientific practice represented by his situational analysis (section 1, ii discussions of some researchers who identify problems in Popper's proposal (section 2, iii arguments about Popper's situational analysis and the situational logic of Economics (section 3 and iv final comments.

  11. The proposals that perhaps Karl Popper had propelled facing the enemies the open society of nowadays: for the XXI century, the reformism

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    Juan Guillermo Estay Sepúlveda

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available During his complete work, the philosopher Karl Popper criticized in a strongly way the totalitarianism of the XX century, which was lived by him directly. We do not have any doubt that nowadays, he would speak with a louder tone in front of the other bad situation in politics which is observed in the horizon ad portas of the third decade of the new millennium, that is to say the fundamentalism. Although it is true, the Austrian philosopher attacks the political totalitarian regimes with the democracy, he is also a critic of it and at the same time, being a defender to the death of dialogue, he does not doubt in putting in front of the tyranny, the principles of tyrannicide.

  12. Understanding Popper's Experiment

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    Qureshi, T

    2004-01-01

    An experiment, proposed by Karl Popper, is considered by many, to be a crucial test of quantum mechanics. While many loop holes have been pointed out in the original proposal, it turned out that they are not crucial to the test. We point out what is fundamentally wrong with the proposal. Using just the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics, we demonstrate that Popper's basic premise was faulty.

  13. Popper's Thought Experiment Reinvestigated

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    Richardson, Chris; Dowling, Jonathan

    2012-02-01

    Karl Popper posed an interesting thought experiment in 1934. With it, he meant to question the completeness of quantum mechanics. He claimed that the notion of quantum entanglement leads to absurd scenarios that cannot be true in real life and that an implementation of his thought experiment would not give the results that QM predicts. Unfortunately for Popper, it has taken until recently to perform experiments that test his claims. The results of the experiments do not refute QM as Popper predicted, but neither do they confirm what Popper claimed QM predicted. Kim and Shih implemented Popper's thought experiment in the lab. The results of the experiment are not clear and have instigated many interpretations of the results. The results show some correlation between entangled photons, but not in the way that Popper thought, nor in the way a simple application of QM might predict. A ghost-imaging experiment by Strekalov, et al. sheds light on the physics behind Popper's thought experiment, but does not try to directly test it. I will build the physics of Popper's thought experiment from the ground up and show how the results of both of these experiments agree with each other and the theory of QM, but disprove Popper.

  14. La teoría de la ciencia de Karl Popper y la econometría

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    Redman Deborah A.

    1995-12-01

    Full Text Available En este ensayo mostraré que la teoría de la falsación ejerció su principalimpacto en los primeros desarrollos de la macroeconomía, quein fortunadamente su impacto a largo plazo no ha sido productivo y que el seguimiento de este desarrollo ayuda a explicar muchos de los actuales escándalos en la econometría y la macroeconomía. Dado que la literatura ha difundido muchos mitos sobre la teoría de la ciencia de Popper, primero revisaré sus teorías de las ciencias naturales y sociales y explicaré por qué la falsación fracasa en ambas ramas antes de exponer la conexión con la econometría.

  15. Popper's experiment, Copenhagen Interpretation and Nonlocality

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    Qureshi, T

    2003-01-01

    A thought experiment, proposed by Karl Popper, which has been experimentally realized recently, is critically examined. A basic flaw in Popper's argument which has also been prevailing in subsequent debates, is pointed out. It is shown that Popper's experiment can be understood easily within the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics. An alternate experiment, based on discrete variables, is proposed, which constitutes Popper's test in a clearer way. It refutes the argument of absence of nonlocality in quantum mechanics.

  16. Chemistry and Popperism.

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    Akeroyd, F. Michael

    1984-01-01

    Discusses the relationship of Karl Popper's theories to chemistry, examining scientific statements and verisimilitude (which indicates that newer theories should have a higher degree of truth content compared with older theories). Also provides examples illustrating the use of Agassi's criteria for assessing currently fashionable theories. (JN)

  17. On the Realization of Popper's Experiment

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    Qureshi, T

    2005-01-01

    An experiment proposed by Karl Popper to test the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics was realized by Kim and Shih. We use a quantum mechanical calculation to analyze Popper's proposal, and find a surprising result for the location of the virtual slit. We also analyze Kim and Shih's experiment, and demonstrate that although it ingeneously overcomes the problem of temporal spreading of the wave-packet, it is inconclusive about Popper's test. We point out that another experiment which implements Popper's test in a conlcusive way, has actually been carried out. Its results are in contradiction with Popper's prediction, and agree with our analysis.

  18. Analysis of Popper's Experiment and Its Realization

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    Qureshi, T.

    2012-04-01

    An experiment proposed by Karl Popper to test the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics was realized by Kim and Shih. We use a quantum mechanical calculation to analyze Popper's proposal, and find a surprising result for the location of the virtual slit. We also analyze Kim and Shih's experiment, and demonstrate that although it ingeniously overcomes the problem of temporal spreading of the wave-packet, it is inconclusive about Popper's test. We point out that another experiment which (unknowingly) implements Popper's test in a conclusive way, has actually been carried out. Its results are in contradiction with Popper's prediction, and agree with our analysis.

  19. Popper's Experiment: A Modern Perspective

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    Tabish Qureshi

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Karl Popper had proposed an experiment to test the standard interpretation of quantum mechanics. The proposal survived for many year in the midst of no clear consensus on what results it would yield. The experiment was realized by Kim and Shih in 1999, and the apparently surprising result led to lot of debate. We review Popper's proposal and its realization in the light of current era when entanglement has been well studied, both theoretically and experimentally. We show that the "ghost-diffraction" experiment, carried out in a different context, conclusively resolves the controversy surrounding Popper's experiment.Quanta 2012; 1: 19–32.

  20. La lógica situacional de Karl Popper y la metodología de la investigación social y educativa

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    Lluís Ballester

    1999-06-01

    Full Text Available The reflection on the methodology of the investigation can not forget the contributions to Popper, especially by his formulation to a specific model for the educational and social sciences, that of the situational logic. It is considered a form of methodology based on detailed explanations of the initial conditions (analysis of the social situation: context and subject, the theoretical and empirical models elaboration, and the consideration of the rationality principle. A methodology based in the situational logic is able of rationalising the methodology of the educational theories, as well as recognize the paradigms not positivists so important in the educational investigation

  1. Pursuing Reason with Critique --A Discussion on Karl Popper's Methodology of Scientific Discovery%在批判中追求理性——谈波普的科学发现方法论

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    杨成光

    2012-01-01

    Karl Popper's methodology of scientific discovery is a school of philosophy of science based on the critique of logical positivism, and its core is conjectures and refutations. His "deductive method" and "four phase formula" of scientific discovery has some theoretical value, and his methodology of science plays positive role in the development of science. And of course, it has obvious deficiencies because of many limitations.%波普的科学发现方法论是在批判逻辑实证主义基础上建立起来的科学哲学流派之一,其核心是猜测与反驳。他提出的“演绎法”和科学发现的“四段图式”具有一定的理论价值,他的科学方法论在科学发展中有一定的积极作用,又因为种种局限又表现出明显的不足。

  2. 略论波普尔和库恩科学哲学的影响%On the Impact of Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn's Philosophies of Science

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    罗力群

    2011-01-01

    本文考察了波普尔和库恩科学哲学在科学哲学界、科学界及人文社科界的影响。本文的情境分析根据波普尔和库恩作品的特点、社会联系、社会情境、个性因素来解释他们的影响。文章的考察实际上触及了思想史上的社会建构因素,而此因素应该广泛作用于各学科的历史。%This article examines the impact of Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn's philosophies of science in the communities of philosophy of science, natural sciences, and arts and social sciences. The situational analysis has recourse to the characteristics of their works, their social ties and personalities, and social context, to explain their influences. This paper actually catches hold of the social construction factor in the history of thought, which should widely act upon a variety of disciplines.

  3. Democracia y relativismo: un estudio crítico de la filosofía política de Karl Popper

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    Crespo, R F

    1995-01-01

    Como cualquier actividad humana, la política, aunque no es sólo ética, tiene su aspecto moral, que no es otra cosa que su valoración en relación a las normas que conciernen al fin último del hombre. Si la política no es éticamente buena, es degradante. La teoría de Popper adolece entonces de defectos en dos planos: el teórico, en cuanto que provee una ética, arbitraria -que no es ética- como principio supremo que llevaría de suyo a una aniquilación del hombre; el práctico...

  4. Karl Popper Y Friedrich Hayek: una luz sobre la naturaleza, objeto y método de la administración

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    Francisco López Gallego

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    Full Text Available Con base en el reconocimiento de la existencia de un conocimiento objetivo sin sujeto cognoscente, propio del llamado “tercer mundo” poperiano, en primera instancia se intenta someter a examen el discurso administrativo –en tanto sistema de conocimientos– para determinar hasta qué punto es susceptible de ser construido mediante un método válido, con lo cual se aspira a establecer una discusión en torno a su naturaleza. En un segundo momento, se continúa con la presentación del método que Popper reclama para las ciencias sociales en general, devenido de la economía, el cual sería también el apropiado para nuestra disciplina. Finalmente, se pretende delimitar un objeto de estudio propio de dicho sistema de conocimientos, a partir de la diferencia que F. Hayek establece entre los órdenes sociales artificiales y espontáneos.

  5. The Earliest Transmission and Influence of Karl Popper' s Doctrine in China%波普尔学说在中国的早期传播与影响

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    卡尔·波普尔(Karl R Popper)是20世纪著名的科学哲学家,其学说曾引起世界学术界轰动,对当代社会产生了重要影响.关于中国学界早期引介波普尔学说的科学思想史研究中,一直延续着大量的模糊说法,对于波普尔学说引介入中国的时间、路径、领域和影响等问题尚缺乏了解.查找到的文献证据表明:第一,在时间上,波普尔学说进入中国始于“文革”之前,而不是“文革”之后、改革之初;第二,在数量上,“文革”前至少有近20篇文章引介波普尔学说,并非“仅有几篇”;第三,波普尔哲学的核心内容“分界问题”和“证伪主义”早在1959年就被完整地介绍到中国;第四,波普尔学说最初进入中国学界的领域是历史哲学而不是西方哲学;第五,波普尔学说最初在中国是作为反马克思主义历史哲学的反面教材进行批判的对象.

  6. Bouncing Poppers

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    Vollmer, Michael; Möllmann, Klaus-Peter

    2015-01-01

    Toys are known to attract interest in physics and they are therefore often used in physics teaching of various topics. The present paper deals with a simple toy, the so-called "hopper popper," which, similar to superballs, can be used when teaching mechanics. We suggest some experiments and describe the basic physics of this toy, also…

  7. Karl Popper and the English Teacher

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    Hollingworth, Brian

    1974-01-01

    Analyzes the role of the English teacher in the open society, suggesting a need for greater awareness of wider issues which could inform debate about curriculum development and future patterns of education in a changing society. (RB)

  8. Popper's Theory of the Searchlight : A Historical Assessment of Its Significance

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    Ter Hark, Michel; Parusnikova, Z; Cohen, R

    2009-01-01

    On the basis of a correspondence between Karl Popper and the Dutch psychologist Adriaan de Groot, it is argued that the former's epistemology of the searchlight is historically rooted in early cognitive psychology of Otto Selz. It is furthermore argued that Popper's later critique of information

  9. Over de werkelijkheid van drie werelden : een pleidooi voor en een herziening van Poppers Driewereldentheorie

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    Veening, Eite Pieter

    1998-01-01

    This book is an attempt to present a coherent and relevant reconstruction, expansion and revision of Karl Popper's Three-World-Theory (abbreviated to 3Wt). This theory is part of Popper's (rare) metaphysical work; he developed it in the sixties and he referred to it in a number of his later publicat

  10. The Work of Popper and Kuhn on the Nature of Science.

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    Donnelly, James

    1979-01-01

    Discusses the work of T. S. Kuhn and Sir Karl Popper. Current views on the nature of science and some current ideology of scientific education are also analyzed with regard to the views of science due to Kuhn and Popper. (HM)

  11. Popper's Theory of the Searchlight : A Historical Assessment of Its Significance

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    Ter Hark, Michel; Parusnikova, Z; Cohen, R

    2009-01-01

    On the basis of a correspondence between Karl Popper and the Dutch psychologist Adriaan de Groot, it is argued that the former's epistemology of the searchlight is historically rooted in early cognitive psychology of Otto Selz. It is furthermore argued that Popper's later critique of information pro

  12. Popper, laws, and the exclusion of biology from genuine science.

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    Stamos, David N

    2007-01-01

    The primary purpose of this paper is to argue that biologists should stop citing Karl Popper on what a genuinely scientific theory is. Various ways in which biologists cite Popper on this matter are surveyed, including the use of Popper to settle debates on methodology in phylogenetic systematics. It is then argued that the received view on Popper--namely, that a genuinely scientific theory is an empirically falsifiable one--is seriously mistaken, that Popper's real view was that genuinely scientific theories have the form of statements of laws of nature. It is then argued that biology arguably has no genuine laws of its own. In place of Popperian falsifiability, it is suggested that a cluster class epistemic values approach (which subsumes empirical falsifiability) is the best solution to the demarcation problem between genuine science and pseudo- or non-science.

  13. Popper's Fact-Standard Dualism Contra "Value Free" Social Science.

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    Eidlin, Fred H.

    1983-01-01

    Noncognitivism, the belief that normative statements (unlike empirical statements) do not convey objective knowledge is contrasted to Karl Popper's "critical dualism," which maintains that science is imbued with values and value judgments. Noncognitivism impedes the development of a social scientific method which would integrate empirical research…

  14. Popper's Fact-Standard Dualism Contra "Value Free" Social Science.

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    Eidlin, Fred H.

    1983-01-01

    Noncognitivism, the belief that normative statements (unlike empirical statements) do not convey objective knowledge is contrasted to Karl Popper's "critical dualism," which maintains that science is imbued with values and value judgments. Noncognitivism impedes the development of a social scientific method which would integrate…

  15. Problems in the Science and Mathematics of 'The Logic of Scientific Discovery'

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    Alan B. Whiting

    2012-11-01

    Full Text Available Professor Sir Karl Popper (1902-1994 was one of the most influential philosophers of science of the twentieth century. However, in his most famous work 'The Logic of Scientific Discovery' he displays troubling misunderstandings of science and mathematics at a basic level. These call into question his conclusions concerning the philosophy of science.Quanta 2012; 1: 13–18.

  16. Realism in the Realized Popper's Experiment

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    Hunter, G

    2005-01-01

    The realization of Karl Popper's EPR-like experiment by Shih and Kim (published 1999) produced the result that Popper hoped for: no ``action at a distance'' on one photon of an entangled pair when a measurement is made on the other photon. This experimental result is interpretable in local realistic terms: each photon has a definite position and transverse momentum most of the time; the position measurement on one photon (localization within a slit) disturbs the transverse momentum of that photon in a non-predictable way in accordance with the uncertainty principle; however, there is no effect on the other photon (the photon that is not in a slit) no action at a distance. The position measurement (localization within a slit) of the one photon destroys the entanglement between the photons; i.e. decoherence occurs.

  17. Popper's Thought Experiment Reinvestigated

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    Richardson, Chris D

    2011-01-01

    Popper's original thought experiment probed some fundamental and subtle rules of quantum mechanics. Two recent experiments have tested Popper's hypothesis, but they seem to give contrasting results and one suggests a violation of Heisenberg's uncertainty principle. The equations governing these two experiments and Popper's thought experiment will be derived from basic principles. The experimental constants will be inputted and it will show that the two experiments agree with each other. It will be shown that no uncertainty relations are violated and that Popper's thought experiment was fundamentally flawed.

  18. The Relationship between Popper's Philosophy and the Acceptance of the Vitamin Theory: A Case Study of the Methodology of Scientific Research.

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    Akeroyd, F. Michael

    1985-01-01

    Analyzes the relationship between Karl Popper's philosophy and a 1912 paper by F. G. Hopkins which was instrumental in convincing scientists about merits of the vitamin theory. Concludes that Hopkins' work was convincing because it subjected a theory (which was the center of attention) to the severest possible tests, supporting Popper's position.…

  19. Popper and Dingle on special relativity and the issue of symmetry

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    Dotson, Allen Clark

    2012-02-01

    Karl Popper and Herbert Dingle engaged in a fascinating debate concerning the kind of theory the special theory of relativity is. One of the issues was whether applications of the theory could be made consistent with the principle of relativity, a cornerstone of the theory itself. The principle of relativity seems to imply some sort of symmetry in results obtained for similar experiments as observed in two different inertial reference frames. Peter Hayes has recently dealt with the Dingle-Popper debate on this matter, as well as other issues. The present paper seeks to clarify what kind of symmetry is appropriate in a situation discussed by Popper, Dingle, and Hayes.

  20. Experimental Realization of Popper's Experiment: Violation of Uncertainty Principle?

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    Kim, Yoon-Ho; Yu, Rong; Shih, Yanhua

    An entangled pair of photon 1 and 2 are emitted in opposite directions along the positive and negative x-axis. A narrow slit is placed in the path of photon 1 which provides precise knowledge about its position along the y-axis and because of the quantum entanglement this in turn provides precise knowledge of the position y of its twin, photon 2. Does photon 2 experience a greater uncertainty in its momentum, i.e., a greater Δpy, due to the precise knowledge of its position y? This is the historical thought experiment of Sir Karl Popper which was aimed to undermine the Copenhagen interpretation in favor of a realistic viewpoint of quantum mechanics. Thispaper reports an experimental realization of the Popper's experiment. One may not agree with Popper's position on quantum mechanics; however, it calls for a correct understanding and interpretation of the experimental results.

  1. Truth, Representation and Interpretation: The Popper Case

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    Gerard Stan

    2009-06-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study is to determine several points of reference regarding the way in which Karl Popper built up his philosophical discourse. I locate two specific ways in which Popper interpreted and used ideas belonging to other philosophers. Thus I distinguish in Popper between a projective hermeneutics (where the author uses a thesis that forms a part of his own philosophy in order to reconstruct and understand the ideas of another philosopher and anideological hermeneutics (where he uses a statement expressing an interest of the community whereof he is a member in order to interpret and reconstruct the text of another philosopher. In so doing I also highlight the considerable asymmetry between a representationalist hermeneutics, and a projective and, respectively, an ideological one. Whereas in the first case the interpreter wishes to unveil a truth about the philosophical text, in the other two he israther expressing a desire to talk about himself, his own beliefs and convictions, or about the beliefs of his community of reference.

  2. Le radici dell'epistemologia evoluzionistica: Popper, Campbell e Lorenz

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    Il presente lavoro intende tracciare un’analisi storico-critica dell’epistemologia evoluzionistica, prendendo in esame le opere di Konrad Lorenz, Karl Raimund Popper e Donald T. Campbell, dopo averle inserite all’interno di una linea storica che risale al pensiero ed all’opera di Charles Darwin. L’epistemologia evoluzionistica, secondo la quale la conoscenza deve essere intesa primariamente come un prodotto dell’evoluzione biologica e considera quindi l’evoluzione biologica come la precond...

  3. Pop in a Popper

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    Reading Teacher, 2011

    2011-01-01

    This article describes Pop in a Popper, an effective lesson for teaching students how to choose and use words to give their writing fluency and flair. Pop in a Popper introduces the appositive: a group of words inserted after a noun to modify that noun. In simplest terms, writers pop this group of words into a sentence to tell more about a noun.…

  4. Pop in a Popper

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    Reading Teacher, 2011

    2011-01-01

    This article describes Pop in a Popper, an effective lesson for teaching students how to choose and use words to give their writing fluency and flair. Pop in a Popper introduces the appositive: a group of words inserted after a noun to modify that noun. In simplest terms, writers pop this group of words into a sentence to tell more about a noun.…

  5. De emergentie en evolutie van drie werelden : tweede revisie van Poppers driewereldentheorie

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    Vries, André de

    2009-01-01

    De driewereldentheorie (3Wt) van Karl Popper is een metafysische theorie die de pretentie heeft alle entiteiten uit de werkelijkheid op een geordende manier een plaats te geven. De ordening komt tot stand op basis van de fysische, mentale of abstracte status die entiteiten bezitten. Deze status is k

  6. Is Popper's Falsificationist Heuristic a Helpful Resource for Developing Critical Thinking?

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    Lam, Chi-Ming

    2007-01-01

    Based on a rather simple thesis that we can learn from our mistakes, Karl Popper developed a falsificationist epistemology in which knowledge grows through falsifying, or criticizing, our theories. According to him, knowledge, especially scientific knowledge, progresses through conjectures (i.e. tentative solutions to problems) that are controlled…

  7. Scientific Paradigms and Falsification: Kuhn, Popper, and Problems in Education Research

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    Hyslop-Margison, Emery James

    2010-01-01

    By examining the respective contributions of Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn to the philosophy of science, the author highlights some prevailing problems in this article with the methods of so-called scientific research in education. The author enumerates a number of reasons why such research, in spite of its limited tangible return, continues to gain…

  8. 'Popper'-induced vision loss.

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    Krilis, Matthew; Thompson, Julia; Atik, Alp; Lusthaus, Jed; Jankelowitz, Stacey

    2013-05-01

    Amyl nitrite 'poppers' are recreational drugs, which are a potent source of nitric oxide. The use of 'poppers' can cause psychoactive stimulation, reduced blood pressure, tachycardia and involuntary muscle relaxation. Their use is becoming increasingly common around the world, including approximately 60% of Australia's male homosexual community. We report the first case of 'popper'-induced vision loss in Australasia.

  9. Popper and Free Will

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    Danny Frederick

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available Determinism seems incompatible with free will. However, even indeterminism seems incompatible with free will, since it seems to make free actions random. Popper contends that free agents are not bound by physical laws, even indeterministic ones, and that undetermined actions are not random if they are influenced by abstract entities. I argue that Popper could strengthen his account by drawing upon his theories of propensities and of limited rationality; but that even then his account would not fully explain why free actions are not random. I offer a solution to this problem which draws on Hornsby's analysis of action. I then borrow an idea of Kant about self-consciousness to distinguish free agents from sub-human animals. I make a brief evaluation of Popper's contribution.

  10. 16 CFR 1507.11 - Party poppers.

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    ... 16 Commercial Practices 2 2010-01-01 2010-01-01 false Party poppers. 1507.11 Section 1507.11... FIREWORKS DEVICES § 1507.11 Party poppers. Party poppers (also known by other names such as “Champagne Party Poppers,” and “Party Surprise Poppers,”) shall not contain more than 0.25 grains of...

  11. Realism in the Realized Popper's Experiment

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    Hunter, G

    2005-01-01

    The realization of Karl Popper's experiment by Shih and Kim (published 1999) produced the result that Popper hoped for: no ``action at a distance'' on one photon of an entangled pair when a measurement is made on the other photon. This experimental result is interpretable in local realistic terms: each photon has a definite position and transverse momentum most of the time; the position measurement on one photon (localization in a slit) disturbs the transverse momentum of that photon in a non-predictable way in accordance with the uncertainty principle; however, there is no effect on the other photon (the photon that is not in a slit) no action at a distance. The position measurement (localization within a slit) of the one photon destroys the coherence (entanglement) between the photons; i.e. decoherence occurs. This can be understood physically as an electromagnetic interaction between the photon in the slit and the electrons of the atoms in the surface of the solid that forms the slit.

  12. Una lectura de la crítica de Popper al psicoanálisis

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    Azcona, Maximiliano

    2015-01-01

    Enmarcado en una investigación sobre aspectos epistemológicos del psicoanálisis, este escrito comunica algunos resultados parciales sobre un sub-tema específico de la misma: las críticas de Karl Popper al psicoanálisis. El objetivo de este trabajo es argumentar a favor de la siguiente tesis: la objeción de pseudociencia antepuesta por Popper al psicoanálisis ha sido, desde su formulación original, enteramente desacertada; y su razón de ser obedece a intereses no epistémicos que deben ubicarse...

  13. Experimental realization of Popper's Experiment Violation of the Uncertainty Principle?

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    Kim, Y H; Kim, Yoon-Ho; Shih, Yanhua

    1999-01-01

    An entangled pair of photons (1 and 2) are emitted to opposite directions. A narrow slit is placed in the path of photon 1 to provide precise knowledge of its position on the $y$ axis and this also determines the precise $y$ position of its twin, photon 2, due to quantum entanglement. Is photon 2 going to experience a greater uncertainty in momentum, i.e., a greater $\\Delta p_{y}$, due to the precise knowledge of its position $y$? The experimental data shows historical thought experiment of Karl Popper signal a violation of the uncertainty principle?

  14. Learning according to Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn

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    Nuno Borja-Santos

    2014-10-01

    Full Text Available The author presents in a short introduction the organization of this paper. Then he refers, in the first chapter, the popperian model of learning and its implications in the austrian philosopher's ideas about scientific evolution. Secondly, the author presents the kuhnian model with a special focus in the theories about paradigms and scientific evolution. Finally, there is a short chapter about the main similarities and differences between the two philosophers in these matters.

  15. [Diuretics in heart failure and Karl Popper's turkey].

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    Cice, Gennaro

    2015-12-01

    Heart failure and renal failure often coexist in the same patient. This condition is commonly referred to as cardiorenal syndrome. When this occurs, patient survival worsens significantly with increasing degree of renal dysfunction. Management of this complex patient poses treatment challenges because of unstable hemodynamics (the problem is to reduce congestion without affecting organ perfusion) and very high mid-term in-hospital mortality. Congestion is a typical feature of this syndrome, and use of diuretics is mandatory. Loop diuretics should be administered first. However, poor attention to pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic properties of loop diuretics may contribute to the development of diuretic resistance leading to iatrogenic hyponatremia. Accordingly, emphasis is given to the importance of sequential nephron blockade to reduce the number of non-responder patients to diuretics and to recognize a possible role for acquaretics.

  16. Popper's Experiment and Superluminal Communication

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    Gerjuoy, E; Gerjuoy, Edward; Sessler, Andrew M.

    2005-01-01

    We comment on Tabesh Qureshi, "Understanding Popper's Experiment," AJP 73, 541 (June 2005), in particular on the implications of its section IV. We show, in the situation envisaged by Popper, that analysis solely with conventional non-relativistic quantum mechanics suffices to exclude the possibility of superluminal communication.

  17. Popper's experiment and the Copenhagen interpretation

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    Peres, A

    1999-01-01

    Popper conceived an experiment whose analysis led to a result that he deemed absurd. Popper wrote that his reasoning was based on the Copenhagen interpretation and therefore invalidated the latter. Actually, Popper's argument involves counterfactual reasoning and violates Bohr's complementarity principle. The absurdity of Popper's result only confirms Bohr's approach.

  18. Karl Marx' glemte arvtager

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    Jakobsen, Uffe

    1988-01-01

    For 50 år siden hyldede avisen 'Social-Demokraten' Karl Kautsky (1854-1938) som "den største Tænker inden for den socialdemokratiske Arbejderbevægelse". I perioden fra Friedrich Engels' død i 1895 til 1. Verdenskrigs udbrud i 1914 blev Karl Kautsky alment anset som Karl Marx's arvtager inden for ...

  19. luz de la filosofía de Popper

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    Eduardo Harada Olivares

    2006-01-01

    Full Text Available Se sostiene que Karl R. Popper planteó la ‘tesis de la carga teórica de la observación’ antes que algunos de los filósofos de la ciencia considerados ‘pospositivistas’ (Hanson, Kuhn y Feyerabend, pues en Lógica de la investigación (1934 presenta argumentos a favor de esta tesis basados en la práctica científica real y de tipo lógico-lingüístico. De hecho, esta tesis se puede encontrar desde Los dos problemas fundamentales de la teoría del conocimiento (1930-1933, pues en ese manuscrito, apoyado en psicólogos biologicistas, Popper presenta algo semejante a su posterior ‘epistemología evolutiva’. Se explica que Popper al plantear un enfoque pragmático y biológico del conocimiento llega a la conclusión de que existe una ‘carga valorativa en la observación’ y que, por tanto, no es posible una ‘neutralidad valorativa’ en el conocimiento o la ciencia, pues los valores son, precisamente, su condición de posibilidad.

  20. Popper's test of quantum mechanics and two-photon "ghost" diffraction

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    Bramon, A

    2005-01-01

    A test on quantum mechanics proposed long ago by Karl Popper is reconsidered with further detail and new insight. An ambiguity in the proposal, which turns out to be essential in order to make the test conclusive, is identified and taken into account for the first time. Its implications for recently performed photon experiments [such as in D. V. Strekalov \\textit{et al.}, Phys. Rev.\\ Lett. {\\bf 74}, 3600 (1995)] are briefly analyzed.

  1. Bühler and Popper: Kantian therapies for the crisis in psychology.

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    Sturm, Thomas

    2012-06-01

    I analyze the historical background and philosophical considerations of Karl Bühler and his student Karl Popper regarding the crisis of psychology. They share certain Kantian questions and methods for reflection on the state of the art in psychology. Part 1 outlines Bühler's diagnosis and therapy for the crisis in psychology as he perceived it, leading to his famous theory of language. I also show how the Kantian features of Bühler's approach help to deal with objections to his crisis diagnosis and to aspects of his linguistic theory. Part 2 turns to Popper's dissertation, completed in 1928 under Bühler. I analyze Popper's disapproval of Schlick's physicalism in psychology, as well as Popper's attempt to extend Bühler's Kantian strategy to the domain of the psychology of thinking. In conclusion, I indicate how these approaches to the crisis in psychology differ from Thomas Kuhn's notions of crisis and revolution, which are still all too popular in current philosophical discussions of psychology.

  2. Realism in the Realized Popper's Experiment

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    Hunter, Geoffrey

    2002-12-01

    The realization of Karl Popper's EPR-like experiment by Shih and Kim (published 1999) produced the result that Popper hoped for: no ``action at a distance'' on one photon of an entangled pair when a measurement is made on the other photon. This experimental result is interpretable in local realistic terms: each photon has a definite position and transverse momentum most of the time; the position measurement on one photon (localization within a slit) disturbs the transverse momentum of that photon in a non-predictable way in accordance with the uncertainty principle; however, there is no effect on the other photon (the photon that is not in a slit) no action at a distance. The position measurement (localization within a slit) of the one photon destroys the coherence (entanglement) between the photons; i.e. decoherence occurs. This realistic (albeit retrodictive) interpretation of the Shih-Kim realization of what Popper called his ``crucial experiment'' is in accord with Bohr's original concept of the nature of the uncertainty principle, as being an inevitable effect of the disturbance of the measured system by the measuring apparatus. In this experiment the impact parameter of an incident photon with the centerline of the slit is an uncontrollable parameter of each individual photon scattering event; this impact parameter is variable for every incident photon, the variations being a statistical aspect of the beam of photons produced by the experimental arrangement. These experimental results are also in accord with the proposition of Einstein, Podolski and Rosen's 1935 paper: that quantum mechanics provides only a statistical, physically incomplete, theory of microscopic physical processes, for the quantum mechanical description of the experiment does not describe or explain the individual photon scattering events that are actually observed; the angle by which an individual photon is scattered is not predictable, because the photon's impact parameter with the

  3. Popper's test of Quantum Mechanics

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    Bramon, A

    2005-01-01

    A test of quantum mechanics proposed by K. Popper and dealing with two-particle entangled states emitted from a fixed source has been criticized by several authors. Some of them claim that the test becomes inconclusive once all the quantum aspects of the source are considered. Moreover, another criticism states that the predictions attributed to quantum mechanics in Popper's analysis are untenable. We reconsider these criticisms and show that, to a large extend, the `falsifiability' potential of the test remains unaffected.

  4. A Review of Scientific Approach in the Methodology of Social Science Research: Contributions of Kuhn, Popper and Lakatos

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    George, Justine

    2016-01-01

    Methodological understanding of the theory is as important as the theory itself, and must show the relationship between theoretical concepts used in the study and its expected conclusions. Measuring scientificity of each theory and then to categorie on the basis of its relative merit often difficult given available theories are concerned. However, theoretical contributions of Thomas Kuhn, Karl Popper and then Imre Lakatos are best to develop a framework to evaluate the progress of social scie...

  5. Science and Politics in the Philosophy of Science of Popper, Polanyi, and Kuhn

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    Nye, Mary Jo

    2006-05-01

    The names of Karl Popper, Michael Polanyi, and Thomas Kuhn are well-known among scientists and among historians and philosophers of science. Around 1960 they published books that excited considerable discussion because of their independent rejection of the philosophical tradition that uses simple empiricism or positivism to differentiate science from religion, metaphysics, ideology, or pseudo-science. Popper's original field of expertise was scientific education and psychology. Polanyi had a distinguished career in physical chemistry and chemical physics, while Kuhn worked briefly in solid-state physics before turning to the philosophy of science. Their descriptions of scientific practices and values have roots not only in their scientific educations and experiences, but also in the political questions of their time. This paper focuses on political dimensions in the philosophical work of these three twentieth-century figures.

  6. An extension of "Popper's experiment" can test interpretations of quantum mechanics

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    Plaga, R

    2000-01-01

    Karl Popper proposed a way to test whether a proposed relation of a quantum-mechanical state to perceived reality in the Copenhagen interpretation (CI) of quantum mechanics - namely that the state of a particle is merely an expression of ``what is known'' about the system - is in agreement with all experimental facts. A conceptual flaw in Popper's proposal is identified and an improved version of his experiment (called ``Extension step 1'') - which fully serves its original purpose - is suggested. The main purpose of this paper is to suggest to perform this experiment. The results of this experiment predicted under the alternative assumptions that the CI - together with the above connection of the state function with reality - or the ``many-worlds'' interpretation (MWI) is correct are shown to be identical. Only after a further modification (called ``Extension step 2'') - the use of an ion isolated from the macroscopic environment as particle detector - the predictions using the respective interpretations bec...

  7. No more than conjectures: Popper and the ethics of scientific enterprise.

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    Doria, Nilson Guimarães

    2009-06-01

    Karl Popper dealt with both problems Yurevich (Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 43(2), 2009, doi: 10.1007/s12124-008-9082-7 ) deals: the crisis in Psychology and in the discourse about the nature of science. Although he failed to provide a complete response for both problems, his proposals can yet be fruitful to the reflection on these matters in the context of the present discussion. He offers some tentative answers to what could be considered a healthy epistemic activity, something Yurevich does not provide. More interestingly, some of the Popper proposals seem to fit, and in some extent correct, the quest for "collaborative work" proposed by Zittoun et al. (Integrative Psychological and Behavioral Science, 43(2), 2009, doi: 10.1007/s12124-008-9082-7 ) as a way of transforming crisis in development.

  8. On Some Implications of the Local Theory Th(ℊ) and of Popper'Sexperiment

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    Angelidis, Thomas D.

    Writing this paper in honour of Jean-Pierre Vigier's 80th birthday, brings to mind the time when I was first introduced to him by my late friend Karl Popper in 1979 at a seminar. Since then I found in Vigier not only a most captivating person, but also a thinker utterly devoted to his problems. We both, I trust, belong to the fraternity of critical rationalists, the fraternity of those who are eager to argue, to learn from one another, and who have the intellectual courage in changing their mind, under the influence of criticism, even on points of fundamental importance to their cherished conjectures and beliefs.

  9. Karl Ristikivi prantsuse keeles

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    29. ja 30. mail Tallinna Kirjanike Majas ja 31. mail Tartu Kirjanduse Majas esinevad näitlejad Ene Rämmeld ja Claude Merlin Karl Ristikivi luulekavaga "Inimese teekond" (tõlkija Tarah Montbélialtz). Vt. ka Looming, 2003, nr. 6, lk. 953

  10. Kalevipojad tulevad / Karl Kello

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    2004-01-01

    Kuressaare Kuursaalis näidatakse kadripäeval nelja Ruta Celma ja Karl Kello kultuuriloolist dokumentaalfilmi : "Narr Jumala kojas" (2000), "Phaetonit otsides" (1999), "Eestlased Lätis" (2004) ja Kalevipoja temaatikat arendav "Küll siis Kalev..." (2004). Filmide operaator on Arvo Vilu. Artikli autor kõneleb ka nende filmide seostest Saaremaaga

  11. Karl Ristikivi prantsuse keeles

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    29. ja 30. mail Tallinna Kirjanike Majas ja 31. mail Tartu Kirjanduse Majas esinevad näitlejad Ene Rämmeld ja Claude Merlin Karl Ristikivi luulekavaga "Inimese teekond" (tõlkija Tarah Montbélialtz). Vt. ka Looming, 2003, nr. 6, lk. 953

  12. Karl Lagerfeld obidelsja

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    Moekunstnik Karl Lagerfeld kaebas kohtusse raamatu "The Beautiful Fall : Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris" autori Alicia Drake'i. Raamat räägib Lagerfeldi noorusajast ja tema konkurentsist moekunstnik Yves Saint Laurent'iga 1970. aastate Pariisis

  13. Carl eller Karl?

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    Eggert, Birgit

    2013-01-01

    I den danske fornavnemode findes en række navne i flere forskellige stavemåder som ikke har indflydelse på navnenes udtale. Navnene udtales ens hvad enten de staves Carl eller Karl og Camilla eller Kamilla. Med udgangspunkt i de 50 mest populære pige- og drengenavne hvert år siden 1985 har jeg set...

  14. Karl Lagerfeld obidelsja

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    Moekunstnik Karl Lagerfeld kaebas kohtusse raamatu "The Beautiful Fall : Fashion, Genius and Glorious Excess in 1970s Paris" autori Alicia Drake'i. Raamat räägib Lagerfeldi noorusajast ja tema konkurentsist moekunstnik Yves Saint Laurent'iga 1970. aastate Pariisis

  15. Constructivism, Socioculturalism, and Popper's World 3.

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    Bereiter, Carl

    1994-01-01

    Examines the concept of learning from both constructivist and sociocultural perspectives and introduces a third perspective based on K. R. Popper's philosophy of science. It is argued that constructivism cannot adequately account for the immaterial objects that Popper located in his World 3--abstract mathematical and scientific objects. (GLR)

  16. The role of Acinetobacter in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis examined by using Popper sequences.

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    Ebringer, Alan; Rashid, Taha; Wilson, Clyde

    2012-06-01

    Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an autoimmune neurological disorder. The role of 'Acinetobacter' has been examined using the method of Karl Popper and involves nine "Popper sequences". (1) The frequency of MS increases with latitudes in the Northern Hemisphere, and the reverse is found in the Southern Hemisphere. (2) Sinusitis is found frequently at colder latitudes. (3) Sinusitis occurs frequently in patients with MS. (4) Specific sequences of bovine myelin when injected into experimental animals will produce a neurological disorder resembling MS which is called "experimental allergic encephalomyelitis". (5) Computer analysis of myelin shows molecular mimicry with sequences found in Acinetobacter. (6) Antibodies to Acinetobacter bacteria are found in MS patients. (7) Acinetobacter bacteria are located on human skin and in the nasal sinuses. (8) IgA antibodies are preferentially elevated in the sera of MS patients, thereby suggesting the trigger microbe is acting across a mucosal surface probably located in the nasal sinuses. (9) Only Acinetobacter bacteria and no other microbes evoke statistically significant titres of antibodies in MS patients. These nine Popper sequences suggest that MS is most probably caused by infections with Acinetobacter bacteria in the nasal sinuses, and this could have therapeutic implications.

  17. A pluralist challenge to "integrative medicine": Feyerabend and Popper on the cognitive value of alternative medicine.

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    Kidd, Ian James

    2013-09-01

    This paper is a critique of 'integrative medicine' as an ideal of medical progress on the grounds that it fails to realise the cognitive value of alternative medicine. After a brief account of the cognitive value of alternative medicine, I outline the form of 'integrative medicine' defended by the late Stephen Straus, former director of the US National Centre for Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Straus' account is then considered in the light of Zuzana Parusnikova's recent criticism of 'integrative medicine' and her distinction between 'cognitive' and 'opportunistic' engagement with alternative medicine. Parusnikova warns that the medical establishment is guilty of 'dogmatism' and proposes that one can usefully invoke Karl Popper's 'critical rationalism' as an antidote. Using the example of Straus, I argue that an appeal to Popper is insufficient, on the grounds that 'integrative medicine' can class as a form of cognitively-productive, critical engagement. I suggest that Parusnikova's appeal to Popper should be augmented with Paul Feyerabend's emphasis upon the role of 'radical alternatives' in maximising criticism. 'Integrative medicine' fails to maximise criticism because it 'translates' alternative medicine into the theories and terminology of allopathic medicine and so erodes its capacity to provide cognitively-valuable 'radical alternatives'. These claims are then illustrated with a discussion of 'traditional' and 'medical' acupuncture. I conclude that 'integrative medicine' fails to exploit the cognitive value of alternative medicine and so should be rejected as an ideal of medical progress.

  18. 社会改革与教育实践中开放社会理论的意义

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    张俊洪; 陈铿; 杨文萍

    2013-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔(Karl Popper 1902-1994)是20世纪最重要的学术思想家、理论家和哲学家.波普尔的开放社会观和零星社会工程中涉及到的解决问题的方法,对我国的社会改革与教育实践具有非常大的借鉴意义.

  19. Del historicismo al bipartidismo. Algunos elementos de la filosofía política de Popper

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    Abraham Osorio Ballesteros

    2013-01-01

    Full Text Available Este trabajo repasa algunas de las ideas centrales de la filosofía política de Karl Popper, para tratar de evidenciar su riqueza y su apuesta por la libertad y el realismo. En este sentido aborda ciertos temas que ocuparon al autor en vida: el historicismo, el método del racionalismo crítico, la democracia y los partidos políticos. Se concluye señalando la necesidad que se tiene de revisarla para comprender algunos aspectos políticos del presente.

  20. Popper e o processo de ensino-aprendizagem pela resolução de problemas Popper and the teaching-learning process for troubleshooting

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    Horácio Wanderlei Rodrigues

    2010-06-01

    Full Text Available O artigo propõe um método de ensino e uma estrutura curricular construídos com base na obra epistemológica de Karl Popper e também em elementos presentes no Problem Based Learning (PBL. O processo de Ensino-Aprendizagem pela Resolução de Problemas (EARP apresentado neste trabalho está divido em método EARP e projeto pedagógico EARP. No plano do método a proposta está centrada em uma estratégia composta de quatro etapas, todas elas envolvendo o estudo de problemas, buscando a sua solução por meio de tentativas e eliminação de erros. No plano do projeto pedagógico a proposta inclui a eliminação da tradicional organização do currículo por disciplinas e apresenta uma estrutura modular por grandes temas interdisciplinares. O texto contém, para melhor visualização da proposta, uma grade hipotética e as possibilidades de organização do quadro de horários.The paper proposes a method of teaching and a curriculum structure constructed on the epistemological work of Karl Popper and also elements in Problem Based Learning (PBL. the Teaching-Learning Process for Troubleshooting (EARP presented in this paper is divided into Method and Pedagogical Project (EARP. the proposed method focuses on a strategy consisting of four stages, all involving the study of issues, seeking a solution through trial and elimination of errors. The Pedagogical Project includes the elimination of traditional disciplines by organizing the curriculum and has a modular structure for interdisciplinary topics. The text contains, for better visualization of the proposal, a hypothetical grade and the possibilities of organizing time frame.

  1. 论波普尔对马克思的批评%Karl Popper's Criticism on Karl Marx

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    王洪琛

    2010-01-01

    英国现代哲学家卡尔·波普尔从批判理性主义角度,对马克思主义的理论与实践展开了令人耳目一新的分析与批判.他认为,马克思主义的理论贡献之一在于它的历史主义.但事实上,历史主义只是一种致力于对社会实践进行整体规划与长远安排的不可证伪的教条式科学.我们应该倡导一种“零星社会工程”理念,在“猜想—反驳”的基础上遵循社会演进的本来规律.不过,波普尔同时又区别了马克思主义与马克思本人的理论,并对后者表达了自己由衷的敬佩之情.在思想史的意义上,这是审慎的理性对“理性的自负”的一次胜出,富于积极的理论价值,值得我们加以关注.

  2. Karl Jaspers' multiperspectivalism.

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    Wiggins, Osborne P; Schwartz, Michael Alan

    2013-01-01

    In later editions of his General Psychopathology, Karl Jaspers prescribes many different methods and theoretical points of view for psychopathologists to utilize. Each of these perspectives on the subject matter of psychopathology, however, gives the investigator access to only one dimension of the patient's being. Hence, Jaspers insists that several different perspectives must be employed in order to avoid a one-sided and partial comprehension of the patient and his or her problem. He advocates a multiperspectival approach in psychopathology. Nevertheless, Jaspers remains aware that the patient is a unified whole. This unified whole, however, is not knowable as such, but can rather be approached only under the guidance of an 'idea' of the whole. Jaspers takes the basic notion of 'idea' (Idee) from Kant, but he modifies and uses it for his own purposes. Jaspers' multiperspectivalism may seem to invite charges of relativism because it leaves the psychopathologist to 'pick and choose' any method or theory he or she prefers. This charge is addressed by admitting that there does exist a certain relativism in Jaspers' position in that any one perspective does provide only one approach to the reality of the patient and that other equally useful perspectives could have been chosen. However, each perspective itself can be subjected to test by evidence, and in such tests, claims made from that perspective can be found to be true or false. Helen Longino's theory of scientific knowledge helps support such a thesis.

  3. Popper, o historicismo, e o mÃtodo das ciÃncias sociais

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    A partir da crÃtica do historicismo e do holismo, busca apresentar o mÃtodo das ciÃncias sociais como proposto por Karl Popper. ApÃs uma breve exposiÃÃo do mÃtodo das ciÃncias naturais e discussÃo sobre alguns de seus componentes, a saber os conceitos de mÃtodo dedutivo, falseabilidade, e corroboraÃÃo, o historicismo à definido e criticado. Por meio do uso de certos exemplos baseados na fÃsica do sÃculo XX, mostra como à possÃvel refutar o historicismo por provar que uma teoria em prima facie...

  4. K. Popper: racionalismo crítico, metafísica y metodología de lo inverificable

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    Ignacio Ruiz Velasco N.

    2013-11-01

    Full Text Available This paper offers a survey of a series of fundamental notions on the philosophy of Karl Popper that enable to understand the quid and the status of metaphysics towards the critiques of the Vienna Circle in a post-kantian epoch. Elemental concerns of the philosophy of science of Popper are traced out, highlighting the importance of kantian influence, the reformulation of critique as the rational process of testing and finding errors, the grievance of theories as interpretations of facts, the modification of traditional methodology, the dimenssions of compatibility and validity regarding scientific knowledge in is empirical or speculative flavors, among others. At the same time, it is pointed out a series of throughly philosophical errors, particularly regarding the inconcruity of vage and neglected use of language that Popper, formerly severe on this topic, employed. The paper concludes with an analysis of popperian metaphysics understood as a rational knowledge of a non-verifiable, non-refutable, yet argumentable type which belongs to the sphere of science, though in a special and subordinate way: as the methodology of the unverifiable.

  5. Profiles in Research: Juliet Popper Shaffer

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    Robinson, Dan

    2005-01-01

    Robinson interviews Juliet Popper Shaffer, a scientist, who graduated from Swarthmore College in 1953 and Stanford in 1957 with degrees in psychology and concentrations in math, philosophy, and statistics. In 2004 she received the second Florence Nightingale David award given biannually by the Committee of Presidents of Statistical Societies to a…

  6. Between autobiography and reality : Popper's inductive years

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    ter Hark, M.R.M.

    On the basis of his unpublished thesis 'Gewohnheit und Gesetzerlebnis in der Erziehung' (1926-7) a historical reconstruction is given of the genesis of Popper's ideas on induction and demarcation which differs radically from his own account in Unended quest. It is shown not only that he

  7. A critical analysis of Popper's experiment

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    Ghirardi, G C; de Stefano, F; Ghirardi, GianCarlo; Marinatto, Luca; Stefano, Francesco de

    2007-01-01

    An experiment which could decide against the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics has been proposed by K. Popper and, subsequently, it has been criticized by M.J. Collett and R. Loudon. Here we show that both the above mentioned arguments are not correct because they are based on a misuse of basic quantum rules.

  8. [Popper's critical rationalism and the biomedical sciences].

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    Havlícek, J

    1993-11-08

    Popper's rationalism makes an important contribution of the 20th century philosophy to the methodology of natural sciences. Through its criterion of falsification, it enabled the scientists to take a critical but constructive view on hypotheses, conjectures and theories. This attitude found its application also in medicine.

  9. 波普尔的社会哲学%On Karl Popper's social philosophy

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    赖辉亮

    2002-01-01

    在社会哲学方面,波普尔把他的科学方法应用于分析社会问题,指出了历史主义与乌托邦社会工程的内在联系,并加以批判,提出了零星社会工程,阐发了他的民主社会的重建原则,倡导一种自由的开放社会.

  10. Karl Popper's Open Society%论波普尔的开放社会

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    顾肃

    2002-01-01

    波普尔从批判理性主义和试错法出发,批评了乌托邦主义和完美主义的虚妄和危害,指出人们无法预测社会的长期发展规律,而应立足于逐步的社会改良工程.封闭社会是巫术的部落的禁忌的社会,而开放社会则是向批评和个人判断开放、提倡理性、反对盲从的社会.政治自由主义的一个基本原则不是奢望完美的好人统治,而是通过自由的批评限制政府权力,通过合理的权力制衡来防止坏人做坏事.

  11. 波普历史哲学评析%Comment on Karl Popper's Historical Phylosophy

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    黄开华; 周统权

    2001-01-01

    对波普历史观的代表作中的历史哲学进行了评价.简述了波普历史哲学的基本观点,即历史无规律、历史不可预测、责难整体主义、推崇"渐进社会工程”;剖析了波普的逻辑论证;从历史规律问题、整体主义问题及人的能动性问题等三个方面对波普的理论论述作了评析.总的看来,波普的历史哲学是错误的,但从反面也给我们某些启示.

  12. What would Karl Popper say? Are current psychological theories of ADHD falsifiable?

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    Kuntsi Jonna

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available Abstract Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD is a common and highly heritable neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder. Here, we critically review four major psychological theories of ADHD – the Executive Dysfunction, the State Regulation, the Delay Aversion and the Dynamic Developmental – on their abilities to explain all the symptoms of ADHD, their testability and their openness to falsification. We conclude that theoreticians should focus, to a greater extent than currently practiced, on developing refutable theories of ADHD.

  13. What would Karl Popper say? Are current psychological theories of ADHD falsifiable?

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    Johnson, Katherine A; Wiersema, Jan R; Kuntsi, Jonna

    2009-03-03

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a common and highly heritable neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorder. Here, we critically review four major psychological theories of ADHD - the Executive Dysfunction, the State Regulation, the Delay Aversion and the Dynamic Developmental - on their abilities to explain all the symptoms of ADHD, their testability and their openness to falsification. We conclude that theoreticians should focus, to a greater extent than currently practiced, on developing refutable theories of ADHD.

  14. Sõrmuste isand Karl Fritsch / Merike Alber

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    Alber, Merike

    2008-01-01

    Saksa ehtekunstniku Karl Fritschi (sünd. 1963) näitus "Metrosideros robusta. Ehted" Eesti Tarbekunsti- ja Disainimuuseumis kuni 29. VI. Karl Fritsch pälvis 2006. a. Francoise van den Boschi (hollandi ehtekunstnik, 1944-1977) auhinna, 1995. ja 2007. a. Herbert Hoffmanni preemia. Darling Publications kirjastas Karl Fritschist raamatud "Metrosideros Robusta" ja "Baby Brick"

  15. Sõrmuste isand Karl Fritsch / Merike Alber

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    Alber, Merike

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    Saksa ehtekunstniku Karl Fritschi (sünd. 1963) näitus "Metrosideros robusta. Ehted" Eesti Tarbekunsti- ja Disainimuuseumis kuni 29. VI. Karl Fritsch pälvis 2006. a. Francoise van den Boschi (hollandi ehtekunstnik, 1944-1977) auhinna, 1995. ja 2007. a. Herbert Hoffmanni preemia. Darling Publications kirjastas Karl Fritschist raamatud "Metrosideros Robusta" ja "Baby Brick"

  16. Karl Ove Knausgaard's My Struggle

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    Schmitt, Arnaud; Kjerkegaard, Stefan

    2016-01-01

    In this study of Karl Ove Knausgaard’s My Struggle, the authors theorize what paratextual information does to one’s reading, especially in autobiography informed literature. Although My Struggle can be read both as memoir and novel, and even as autofiction, Knausgaard is aiming at a higher truth...

  17. Karl Marx 1864 og forsigtighedsprincippet

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    Czeskleba-Dupont, Rolf

    2015-01-01

    Artiklen analyserer divergerende versioner af den tekst, som Karl Marx efter dannelsen af den 1.Internationale Arbejderassociation i London september 1864 har oversat fra sit engelske original (Inaugural Address...), der udkom i november, til en tysk version med overskriften 'Manifest an die arbe...

  18. Popper's Experiment and the Uncertainty Principle

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    Cardoso, António

    2015-01-01

    In this paper we look at a particular realization of Popper's thought experiment with correlated quantum particles and argue that, from the point of view of a nonlinear quantum physics and contrary to the orthodox interpretation, Heisenberg's uncertainty principle is violated. Moreover, we show that this kind of experiments can easily be explained in an intuitive manner if we are willing to take a nonlinear approach.

  19. Failed refutations: further comments on parsimony and likelihood methods and their relationship to Popper's degree of corroboration.

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    de Queiroz, Kevin; Poe, Steven

    2003-06-01

    Kluge's (2001, Syst. Biol. 50:322-330) continued arguments that phylogenetic methods based on the statistical principle of likelihood are incompatible with the philosophy of science described by Karl Popper are based on false premises related to Kluge's misrepresentations of Popper's philosophy. Contrary to Kluge's conjectures, likelihood methods are not inherently verificationist; they do not treat every instance of a hypothesis as confirmation of that hypothesis. The historical nature of phylogeny does not preclude phylogenetic hypotheses from being evaluated using the probability of evidence. The low absolute probabilities of hypotheses are irrelevant to the correct interpretation of Popper's concept termed degree of corroboration, which is defined entirely in terms of relative probabilities. Popper did not advocate minimizing background knowledge; in any case, the background knowledge of both parsimony and likelihood methods consists of the general assumption of descent with modification and additional assumptions that are deterministic, concerning which tree is considered most highly corroborated. Although parsimony methods do not assume (in the sense of entailing) that homoplasy is rare, they do assume (in the sense of requiring to obtain a correct phylogenetic inference) certain things about patterns of homoplasy. Both parsimony and likelihood methods assume (in the sense of implying by the manner in which they operate) various things about evolutionary processes, although violation of those assumptions does not always cause the methods to yield incorrect phylogenetic inferences. Test severity is increased by sampling additional relevant characters rather than by character reanalysis, although either interpretation is compatible with the use of phylogenetic likelihood methods. Neither parsimony nor likelihood methods assess test severity (critical evidence) when used to identify a most highly corroborated tree(s) based on a single method or model and a

  20. Popper e o "efeito Édipo" Popper and the Oedipus effect

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    Marcos Barbosa de Oliveira

    1999-01-01

    Full Text Available O tópico do trabalho é o fenômeno denominado por Popper "efeito Édipo", e suas implicações para a epistemologia analítico-positivista, em particular para o Princípio de Unidade da Ciência. Com referência a Popper, a tese defendida é a de que ele não teve sucesso na tentativa de resolver as inconsistências geradas em sua obra pelo reconhecimento da possibilidade do "efeito Édipo" nas ciências humanas.The theme of the paper is the phenomenon which Popper labelled `Oedipus effect', and its implications for the anlytical-positivist epistemology, especially for the Principle of the Unity of Science. As far as Popper is concerned, it is claimed that he was unsuccessful in his attempt to overcome the inconsistencies generated in his work by the acknowledgement of the possibility of the Oedipus effect in the human sciences.

  1. [Popper and the problem of induction in epidemiology].

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    Banegas, J R; Rodríguez Artalejo, F; del Rey Calero, J

    2000-01-01

    In this article we are discussing a few of the contributions by the Austro-British philosopher Karl R. Popper, one of our most influential contemporary thinkers, whose epistemological and socio-political theories have also penetrated the sphere of epidemiology. We are focusing mainly on the so-called problem of induction. We sustain, in line with Popper, that the scientific method does not use inductive reasoning, but rather hypothetical-deductive reasoning. Although the movement from the data evaluating a hypothesis to a conclusion on the latter goes from the specific to the general, that is, in an inductive direction, the induction does not exist as a reasoning process or inference. That is, there is no method that enables us to infer or to verify hypotheses or theories (we cannot explore all of the possible situations to see whether the theory stands up), or even to render them very probable. Besides, scientists look for highly informative theories, not highly probable ones. What we actually do is to propose a hypothesis as a tentative solution to a problem, to confront the prediction deduced from the hypothesis with actual experience, and evaluate whether the hypothesis is rejected or not by the facts. As theories cannot be verified, we can only accept them if they withstand an attempt to reject them. Consequently, the test of a theory consists of criticism or a serious attempt at falsification, that is, the elimination of error within a theory, in order to reject it if it is false. The objective is, thus, the search for true theories. For this purpose, the scientific method uses a systematic set of methodological (not logical) rules, that is, decisions. These methodological rules or principles can be summed up in two: [symbol: see text]be inventive and critical!, that is, propose bold hypotheses and subject them to severe tests of experience. Logic plays its role mainly by allowing us to deduce from a hypothesis the predictions to be confronted with the facts

  2. A proposed optical test for Popper's challenge to quantum mechanics

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    Reintjes, J.; Bashkansky, Mark

    2016-05-01

    We describe an optical configuration that is predicted to exhibit the behavior described by Popper in his challenge to conventional quantum mechanics. Popper rejected this behavior on the grounds that it was unphysical because it relied on observer knowledge as a causative agent. We offer an interpretation in which the behavior arises simply out of the mode properties of an entangled system. In this interpretation the observer knowledge reveals in which mode an excitation occurs, but does not affect future behavior as asserted by Popper. We also discuss the relation of our system to the quantum eraser.

  3. Karl Stern (1906-1975).

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    Stahnisch, Frank W; Pow, Stephen

    2015-01-01

    The forced migration process of German-speaking neurologists and psychiatrists under the Nazis during the 1930s and 40s is often preoccupied solely with "successful" concepts and therapeutic approaches. The case of German-Canadian neurologist Karl Stern (1906-1975) is very instructive, however, since the process of forced migration, for him, proved to be a transitionary process from his former cutting edge work in neuropathology and holist neurology in Germany to clinical psychiatry and the development of the new discipline of geriatric medicine in Canada.

  4. Exploring "Extreme" Physics with an Inexpensive Plastic Toy Popper

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    Lapp, David R.

    2008-01-01

    This article describes an activity that can be performed with an inexpensive plastic toy popper. The activity builds skill at analysing motion and results in the calculation of a surprisingly extreme acceleration. (Contains 1 figure.)

  5. L'influenza di Einstein sul pensiero di Popper

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    Carlo Veronesi

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    Full Text Available In a BBC radio programme Popper acknowledged his debt to Einstein saying that Einstein’s influence on his thinking was immense and that he mainly made explicit certain points that were implicit in the work of Einstein. In fact, in various writings Einstein presents his critical attitude toward any scientific theory: of particular interest is Einstein’s article «Induktion und Deduktion in der Physik» (1919 that can be considered a concentrate of Popper’s views of science. In the second part of the paper are presented the views of Popper on quantum mechanics and his defense of objectivity and realism. Popper opposes the idea, which he associates with the Copenhagen interpretation, that the theories describing quantum phenomena are about the subjective states of the human observers. Following the lead of Einstein, Popper emphasizes that scientific theories should be interpreted as attempts to describe a mind‐independent reality.

  6. Karl Popper’s model under the perspective of the applied social sciences

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    Milton de Abreu Campanario

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/2175-8077.2012v14n32p124Karl Popper is the leading philosopher of science in modern times, competing with Thomas Kuhn’s interpretation to the primacy of how to utilize de scientific method. Clearly, there are different versions for a reading of this important author who coined the method called deductive with test. This text recognizes the relevance of Karl Popper’s view of science as a practice in hard and biological fields, where it is widely accepted. However, this popularity is not shared in the applied social sciences area. This is an essay to rescue his contribution in an attempt to translate the concepts he developed in a didactic way. To this end, there will be an introduction to the fundamentals of science as specific form o knowledge, seeking to contrast the deductive and inductive approaches and procedures of what is known as formal science, basic and applied. An attempt to classify the formulation of theoretical propositions is undertaken with the use of different criteria, taking examples in the field of management and economics as an illustration.

  7. A falseabilidade de Popper nas pesquisas em contabilidade no Brasil de 2009-2014

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    Iara Vigo de Lima

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    Full Text Available Este artículo analiza las publicaciones brasileñas en Ciencias Contables en el período 2009- 2014. Por lo tanto, se discute teóricamente la Contabilidad como ciencia conforme a la visión de desarrollo científico de Karl Popper. La metodología del estudio es el análisis de los artículos publicados en revistas nacionales clasificadas como Qualis/Capes en el estrato "A" en el área de Administración, Contabilidad y Turismo, contenida en la Base de Scielo - Ciencias Sociales Aplicadas. La selección de artículos se lleva a cabo con las siguientes palabras clave y frases: contabilidad, teoría de la contabilidad, contabilidad de gestión, contabilidad de costes, contabilidad pública/gubernamental, contabilidad corporativa, contabilidad financiera, contabilidad ambiental y contraloría, que implica el período comprendido entre años 2009 y 2014. Se concluye que no se usan los preceptos popperianos del cientificismo y que teorías y estudios previos han conducido las investigaciones en las ciencias contables en Brasil.

  8. Karl Konrad Grass jumalainimeste uurijana / Alar Laats

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    2006-01-01

    Karl Konrad Grass oli 19. sajandil Dorpati keiserliku ülikooli usuteaduskonna Uue Testamendi õppejõud, kes tegeles hobi korras idakristluse (vene sektid) uurimisega. Tema peateoseks on uurimus "Die russischen Sekten". Ettekanne konverentsil 15.-16. aprill 2005. a.

  9. Karl Konrad Grass jumalainimeste uurijana / Alar Laats

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    Karl Konrad Grass oli 19. sajandil Dorpati keiserliku ülikooli usuteaduskonna Uue Testamendi õppejõud, kes tegeles hobi korras idakristluse (vene sektid) uurimisega. Tema peateoseks on uurimus "Die russischen Sekten". Ettekanne konverentsil 15.-16. aprill 2005. a.

  10. KARL MAYER Aims to Shape The Future

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    2012-01-01

    Review of KARL MAYER at ITMA ASIA + CITME 2012 in Shanghai This June, during the ITMA ASIA + CITME 2012 exhibition that was held on June 12th-16th in the city of Shanghai, the exhibition stand of Karl Mayer without doubt spotlighted all the attention in the entire warp knitting sector, bringing its clever and innovative solutions to global visitors, particularly the customers in Asia.

  11. Karl Kello - elukutse olla saarlane / Aare Laine

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    Kuressaare Kuursaalis näidati kadripäeval nelja Ruta Celma ja Karl Kello kultuuriloolist dokumentaalfilmi : "Narr Jumala kojas" (2000), "Phaetonit otsides" (1999), "Eestlased Lätis" (2004) ja Kalevipoja temaatikat arendav "Küll siis Kalev..." (2004). Filmide operaator on Arvo Vilu. Artikli autor kõneleb Karl Kellost, tema Karja kiriku ja Kaali järve problemaatika arendustest peale filmide ka kirjasõnas

  12. Karl Kello - elukutse olla saarlane / Aare Laine

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    Kuressaare Kuursaalis näidati kadripäeval nelja Ruta Celma ja Karl Kello kultuuriloolist dokumentaalfilmi : "Narr Jumala kojas" (2000), "Phaetonit otsides" (1999), "Eestlased Lätis" (2004) ja Kalevipoja temaatikat arendav "Küll siis Kalev..." (2004). Filmide operaator on Arvo Vilu. Artikli autor kõneleb Karl Kellost, tema Karja kiriku ja Kaali järve problemaatika arendustest peale filmide ka kirjasõnas

  13. 76 FR 315 - Sisters Ranger District; Deschutes National Forest; Oregon; Popper Vegetation Management Project

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    ... comments-pacificnorthwest-deschutes-sisters@fs.fed.us . Please put ``Popper Vegetation Management Project... effects will take place. The Popper Vegetation Management Project decision and the reasons for the... Forest Service Sisters Ranger District; Deschutes National Forest; Oregon; Popper Vegetation Management...

  14. Re-writing Popper's philosophy of science for systematics.

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    Rieppel, Olivier

    2008-01-01

    This paper explores the use of Popper's philosophy of science by cladists in their battle against evolutionary and numerical taxonomy. Three schools of biological systematics fiercely debated each other from the late 1960s: evolutionary taxonomy, phenetics or numerical taxonomy, and phylogenetic systematics or cladistics. The outcome of that debate was the victory of phylogenetic systematics/cladistics over the competing schools of thought. To bring about this "cladistic turn" in systematics, the cladists drew heavily on the philosopher K.R. Popper in order to dress up phylogenetic systematics as a hypothetico-deductivist, indeed falsificationist, research program that would put an end to authoritarianism. As the case of the "cladistic revolution" demonstrates, scientists who turn to philosophy in defense of a research program read philosophers with an agenda in mind. That agenda is likely to distort the philosophical picture, as happened to Popper's philosophy of science at the hands of cladists.

  15. Popper, Kuhn, Lakatos and Aim-Oriented Empiricism

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    2012-01-01

    In this paper I argue that aim-oriented empiricism (AOE), a conception of natural science that I have defended at some length elsewhere, is a kind of synthesis of the views of Popper, Kuhn and Lakatos, but is also an improvement over the views of all three. Whereas Popper's falsificationism protects metaphysical assumptions implicitly made by science from criticism, AOE exposes all such assumptions to sustained criticism, and furthermore focuses criticism on those assumptions most likely to need revision if science is to make progress. Even though AOE is, in this way, more Popperian than Popper, it is also, in some respects, more like the views of Kuhn and Lakatos than falsificationism is. AOE is able, however, to solve problems which Kuhn's and Lakatos's views cannot solve.

  16. On the Legitimacy of Popper's “Open Society”%论波普“开放社会”的正当性问题

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    赵伟

    2014-01-01

    Normally in the political philosophy ,legitimacy refers to moral justification .But according to Karl Popper's critical rationalism , its value and facts are dualistic . T hus in Popper's theories , the justification of open society goes to be a problem . As for this , Popper thought that the open society is the logic extension of his critical rationalism . Popper tried to justify the open society with non-moral method . T his paper points out that the essence of the critical rationalism is some kind of faith . T herefore , the open society is a sort of choice of value and has to be justified with his own effectiveness and extrinsic purposes . From this sense , Popper can be considered as a utilitarian .%正当性就是在道德上被证成。由于波普坚持事实与价值两分的“二元论”,波普“开放社会”的证成性就成为问题,即不能以设定某种外在目的的方式来论证“开放社会”的合理。波普“开放社会”理论是其批判理性主义在社会政治领域的逻辑引申,并以非道德评价的方式来论证“开放社会”的正当性。波普的批判理性主义的实质依然是信仰,“开放社会”本身就是一种价值选择的结果,波普论证“开放社会”的正当性也只能诉诸外在的目的与自身的效用,这就意味着被其所批判的功利主义的“效果原则”依然构成波普“开放社会”的正当性依据。

  17. Popper's Third World: Moral Habits, Moral Habitat and Their Maintenance

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    Ozolins, Janis Talivaldis

    2010-01-01

    If we accept Popper's idea that the human habitat is described in terms of three worlds, and that there are overlaps between these three worlds, our moral actions and values will also be subject to the same kinds of consideration as a repertoire of behaviours exhibited in a physical environment. We will develop moral habits in a moral habitat and…

  18. 顺着波普尔的话想下去

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    2001-01-01

    @@ 也许是因为我的孤陋寡闻,从来没读到过以"我是我曾见过的"什么什么这样的句式为题来做文章的.现在看到,原籍奥地利的英国科学哲学家卡尔·波普尔(Karl Raimund Popper,1902-1994)就这么写了.他这篇文章的题目是.当然虽没有见过波普尔之外的什么人这样写,这种句式的话我倒是不仅听到过不少,甚至耳朵快起了茧子.

  19. Discussing the Karl Popper's Thought About Truth%波普尔真理思想探析

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    谭扬芳

    2004-01-01

    波普尔真理思想主要包括:1.坚持真理的客观性,强调真理不以人的主观意志为转移.2.不仅真理不可知,而且谈论真理也没有给予我们任何寻求真理的方法.3.其中最重要、最有价值的则是"逼真性"真理观.因此,在他看来,科学的任务是探索真理,但真理并不是科学的唯一目标.

  20. Exploring into Karl Popper's Historical Methodology%波普尔历史方法论探析

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    李宝祥

    2009-01-01

    英国著名的历史哲学家波普尔提出了证伪标准论,这一科学与非科学的划界标准,成为其历史方法论的哲学基石.由此延伸开来,波普尔以猜想-反驳法为历史研究方法,其具体表现是问题境况分析法,并与柯林武德的主观重演法进行了对比.波普尔还把"试错法"的自然科学方法运用于历史研究,产生了"零碎工程学"理论.关于历史因果关系问题,波普尔主张它由普遍规律和初始条件共同作出说明.

  1. Comment on Karl Popper's Theory of Democracy%卡尔·波普尔民主理论述评

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    2011-01-01

    波普尔不仅是著名的科学哲学家,也是一位具有广泛影响的政治哲学家。波普尔在他的民主理论中贯彻了批判理性主义和证伪主义思想,善于站在批判的立场从反面来思考问题,对民主问题提出了许多令人耳目一新的论述。他把政治学的基本问题由“谁应当统治”转换为如何“通过制度设计防止坏的或无能的统治者带来太多的伤害”,揭示了传统民主理论的悖论,提出民主的本质特征是能够不流血地实现政府更替,民主的价值主要体现在对自由的保护;在政治实践方面,波普尔认为英美的民主模式比西欧的比例代表制更为可取,两党制可能是最好的民主形式。

  2. Commentary on Karl Popper's historical epistemology%卡尔·波普尔历史认识论述评

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    张白

    2009-01-01

    在历史认识论方面,波普尔解答了历史学的性质;提出了历史学的任务--解释和描述;指出了历史学的选择性和历史认识的相对性;阐述了历史的客观性和历史意义.波普尔的历史认识论内涵丰富,有不少有益的见解,也存在不足之处.

  3. Exploration to Karl Popper's Historical Methodology%波普尔历史方法论探析

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    李宝祥; 张业兵

    2008-01-01

    一、证伪标准论证伪标准论是波普尔哲学逻辑的基础,也是其历史方法论的前提。波普尔的伪证理论是与他的"划界"理论密切联系的。波普尔所说的"划界"是指科学与非科学的划界。他说:"找到一个标准,使我们能够做到以实验科学为一方,以数学、逻辑、形而上学系统为另一方而区分开来。这个问题我称之为划界问题。"[1](p11)

  4. Seitse võistlusromaani / Karl Ristikivi

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    Kask, Agu. Unustatud sugpõlv; Rajamaa, Helmi. Varjutatud südamed; Thoen, Aino. Võlaraamat; Veskimäe, Viktor. Kolmas võimalus; Timmukuru, Juhan. Esimesed read; Einer, Karl. Ainult üks valge liblikas; Timmukuru, Juhan. Peep Koordipoja põlistalu

  5. [Karl Landsteiner discovers the blood groups].

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    Lefrère, J-J; Berche, P

    2010-02-01

    The discovery of ABO blood group was a major step in mastering transfusion therapy. Karl Landsteiner (1868-1843) was the author of this discovery. This paper retraces the hard career of this American scientist of Austrian origin, and describes the circumstances that led his research to the discoveries, which were turning points in the history of the immunology.

  6. Popper e a investigação: a metodologia hipotética - dedutiva

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    2008-01-01

    O objectivo deste artigo é debater o contributo de Popper e da sua metodologia hipotético - dedutiva para a lógica positivista. Traçamos as diferenças entre o racionalismo de Descartes e Popper e o empirismo de Comte e interrogamo-nos como é que um racionalista como Popper poderia aproximar-se em termos científicos de um empirista como Comte. Vamos ao encontro do curso de acção de investigação hipotético - dedutiva com base em Popper e das suas principais influências, nomeadamente David Hume....

  7. Karl R. Popper’ın Tarihsicilik Eleştirisi

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    2016-06-01

    Full Text Available Karl R. Popper XX. yüzyılın önemli bir bilim felsefecisidir ve bu alandaki temel savı yanlışlamacılık kuramı olarak bilinmektedir. Fakat düşüncesinin bütün uzanımlarında kendini ele veren ve onun sistemini oluşturan ise esasında eleştirel akılcılık kuramıdır. Tarihsicilik eleştirisi de bunlarla sistematik bağlamda ilintili olarak toplum ve siyaset felsefesi konusundaki görüşlerini ihtiva etmektedir. Birey olarak insanı merkeze alan Popper’ın, tarihsicilik konusundaki düşüncelerini Platon, Aristoteles, Marx ve Hegel gibi büyük sistem kurucu düşünürler üzerinden somutlaştırdığı, bütüncü yapılara karşı birtakım eleştiriler getirdiği görülmektedir. Biz bu makalemizde Popper’ın tarihsicilik eleştirisini özellikle Platon, Aristoteles, Hegel ve Karx’la ilintili eleştirilerini ele alıp tartıştık.

  8. THE MARXISM DECOLONIZED AS DECREASE A CRITICISM OF POPPER HISTORICISM

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    2015-06-01

    Full Text Available It is intended to address the critique of Popper towards historicism, developed from his perspective on philosophy of science, conceiving the link between techno-scientific rationality and instrumental rationality in Popperian philosophy. Methodologically, this works reflects on the hermeneutic of Popper on Marxism as historicism, and the way it affects the question of the category of irrationality in the predictive and controlling analysis of historicism. In this sense, a review and a theoretical contrasting are conducted, and the principal postulates are analyzed. It concludes by doing a deconstruction of the mechanistic interpretation of Marxism and it is established the pertinence of a decolonized Marxism from the rupture of Marx with the Eurocentrism and the critique to the techno-scientific rationality.

  9. Considerations on an Optical Test of Popper's Experiment

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    Reintjes, J

    2015-01-01

    We present a detailed analysis of a previously published realization of Popper's experiment using entangled ghost imaging. Our analysis, which is based on optical diffraction integrals, shows that, for the configuration previously described, the transverse spread of an unmeasured particle (the signal photon here) does not increase in inverse proportion to the width of its virtual confinement when its entangled twin is confined in transverse dimension by a physical slit. Rather we show that the spread of the unmeasured particle carries no dependence on the width of its virtual confinement in the published configuration. Instead, it spreads geometrically at a rate determined by the numerical aperture of the ghost imaging system. We further propose an alternative configuration for which the spread of the unmeasured particle does increase in inverse proportion to the width of its virtual confinement. We discuss the relation of these results to the predictions of Popper.

  10. Considerations on an optical test of Popper's experiment

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    Reintjes, J.; Bashkansky, Mark

    2016-01-01

    We present a detailed analysis of a previously published realization of Popper's experiment using entangled ghost imaging. Our analysis, which is based on optical diffraction integrals, shows that, for the configuration previously described, the transverse spread of an unmeasured particle (the signal photon here) does not increase in inverse proportion to the width of its virtual confinement when its entangled twin (the idler photon) is confined in a transverse dimension by a physical slit. Rather, we show that the spread of the unmeasured particle carries no dependence on the width of its virtual confinement in the published configuration. Instead, it spreads geometrically at a rate determined by the numerical aperture of the ghost imaging system. We further propose an alternative configuration for which the spread of the unmeasured particle does increase in inverse proportion to the width of its virtual confinement. We discuss the relation of these results to the predictions of Popper.

  11. Progresso Científico e Verdade em Popper

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    Elizabeth de Assis Dias

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available O presente trabalho pretende mostrar que, para solucionar a questão da possibilidade do progresso científico, Popper precisou introduzir a ideia de verdade no âmbito de sua teoria da ciência. Essa concepção de progresso, em termos da noção de verdade, só será delineada na obra Conjectura e refutações (1963, pois a ideia de que o alvo da ciência é a verdade ainda não aparece teorizada em suas primeiras obras. Quando Popper escreveu sua A lógica da pesquisa científica(1934, a ciência era definida em termos de regras lógico-metodológicas e não de suas metas. O avanço científico é concebido a partir das noções de testabilidade e de corroborabilidade das teorias, exigências lógicometodológicas para que uma teoria seja considerada como científica. Popper não relacionou a questão do progresso científico à noção de verdade, nessa obra, porque, quando a escreveu, não dispunha de uma consistente teoria da verdade. Foi somente após Tarski ter escrito seu artigo sobre a concepção semântica da verdade que Popper, tendo por base essa concepção de verdade, pôde complementar as suas teses sobre o progresso da ciência, expostas em sua A lógica da pesquisa cientifica, com uma teoria acerca do conteúdo de verdade e da aproximação da verdade.

  12. Stability of Ruddlesden–Popper-structured oxides in humid conditions

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    Lehtimäki, M.; Yamauchi, H.; Karppinen, M., E-mail: maarit.karppinen@aalto.fi

    2013-08-15

    Some of layered transition-metal oxides are known to react with atmospheric humidity to form through topotactic intercalation reactions new water-containing layered structures. Here we investigate the influence of oxygen content (7−δ) of the Ruddlesden–Popper-structured Sr{sub 3}FeMO{sub 7−δ} (M=Ni, Mn, Ti) oxides on the water-intercalation reaction. It is found that their oxygen contents influence greatly the reactivity of the phases with water. Other factors possibly affecting the reactivity are discussed on the basis of the present data in combination with a comprehensive review of previous works on Ruddlesden–Popper and related layered oxide phases. - Graphical abstract: Many of the Ruddlesden–Popper-structured A{sub 3}B{sub 2}O{sub 7−δ} oxides readily react with water via intercalation reactions. Three possible factors affecting the water intercalation are identified: oxygen content of the phase, ionic radius of cation A and valence state of cation B. The resultant layered water-derivative phases can be categorised into two groups, depending on the crystal symmetry of the phase. Highlights: • Ruddlesden–Popper oxides A{sub 3}B{sub 2}O{sub 7−δ} often accommodate water via intercalation reaction. • The lower the oxygen content 7−δ is the more readily the intercalation reaction occurs. • The second factor promoting the reaction is the large size of cation A. • The third possible factor is the high valence state of cation B. • Resultant water-derivatives can be categorised into two groups depending on symmetry.

  13. Popper, Rationality and the Possibility of Social Science

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    Danny Frederick

    2013-02-01

    Full Text Available Social science employs teleological explanations which depend upon the rationality principle, according to which people exhibit instrumental rationality. Popper points out that people also exhibit critical rationality, the tendency to stand back from, and to question or criticise, their views. I explain how our critical rationality impugns the explanatory value of the rationality principle and thereby threatens the very possibility of social science. I discuss the relationship between instrumental and critical rationality and show how we can reconcile our critical rationality with the possibility of social science if we invoke Popper’s conception of limited rationality and his indeterminism.

  14. "Unmapped Territories": The Career of Karl Kroeber (1926-2009)

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    Ruoff, A. Lavonne Brown

    2012-01-01

    Jean Taylor Kroeber, widow of Karl Kroeber, has granted permission for "SAIL" to reprint his "Address to Columbia College Students Elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Society, 18 May 2009" and "An Interview with Karl Kroeber." Conducted by Michael Mallick, the interview was published in the newsletter of the Department of English and Comparative…

  15. Profiles in Research: An Interview with Karl Gustav Joreskog

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    Wainer, Howard

    2011-01-01

    This article presents an interview with Karl Gustav Joreskog. Karl Gustav Joreskog was born in Amal, Sweden, on April 25, 1935. He did his undergraduate studies at Uppsala University from 1955 to 1957, with a major in mathematics and physics. He received a PhD in statistics at Uppsala University in 1963, and he was a research statistician at…

  16. Poppers use and risky sexual behaviors among men who have sex with men in Beijing, China

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    Zhang, Heng; Teng, Tao; Lu, Hongyan; Zhao, Yuejuan; Liu, Hongjie; Yin, Lu; Sun, Zheya; He, Xiong; Qian, Han-Zhu; Ruan, Yuhua; Shao, Yiming; Vermund, Sten H.

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    Background Although poppers are increasingly popular among MSM in China, little is known about the patterns of poppers use. The objectives of this study were to describe the patterns of poppers use and examine its association with sexual behaviors and HIV infection among MSM in Beijing, China. Methods As part of a multi-component HIV intervention trial, 3588 MSM were surveyed between March 2013 and March 2014 in Beijing, China. Blood samples were collected and tested for HIV and syphilis. The questionnaire collected information about socio-demographic and behavioral characteristics. Univariate and multivariable logistic regression analyses were performed to evaluate the correlates of poppers use. Results Over a quarter of men (27.5%) reported having used at least one type of drugs in the past three months. Poppers were the most popular one (26.8%). Poppers use was correlated with a higher HIV prevalence [odds ratio (OR): 1.38, 95% confidence interval (CI): 1.11–1.70]. Demographic and sexual behavioral factors associated with poppers use included: younger age [adjusted OR (AOR): 1.56, 95% CI: 1.25–1.94], higher education (AOR: 1.61, 95% CI: 1.33–1.96), alcohol use (AOR: 1.32, 95% CI: 1.10–1.60), seeking male partners mainly via the internet (AOR: 1.60, 95% CI: 1.28–2.00), multiple male sex partnership (AOR: 2.22, 95% CI: 1.90–2.60), and unprotected receptive anal intercourse (AOR: 1.52, 95% CI: 1.28–1.81). Conclusions In this study, poppers use was positively associated with HIV infection and unprotected anal intercourse. Intervention efforts should be devoted to promote safer sex and HIV testing and counseling among MSM who use poppers. PMID:26796594

  17. Fishy Hearing: A Short Biography of Arthur N. Popper, PhD.

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    Coffin, Allison B

    2016-01-01

    Biologist Dr. Arthur Popper's career spans decades, from his early work on comparative inner ear morphology in fishes to his recent interest in how underwater noise impacts aquatic vertebrates. Along the way Dr. Popper's research subjects span at least 19 vertebrate taxa, from lamprey to lungfish to humans, and he's had a profound influence in the field of fish bioacoustics. This brief biography describes some of Dr. Popper's many contributions to fish hearing research and highlights both some of his major discoveries and some of the biological mysteries he has yet to solve.

  18. A soul of truth in things erroneous: Popper's "amateurish" evolutionary philosophy in light of contemporary biology.

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    Vecchi, Davide; Baravalle, Lorenzo

    2015-01-01

    This paper will critically assess Popper's evolutionary philosophy. There exists a rich literature on the topic with which we have many reservations. We believe that Popper's evolutionary philosophy should be assessed in light of the intriguing theoretical insights offered, during the last 10 years or so, by the philosophy of biology, evolutionary biology and molecular biology. We will argue that, when analysed in this manner, Popper's ideas concerning the nature of selection, Lamarckism and the theoretical limits of neo-Darwinism can be appreciated in their full biological and philosophical value.

  19. Why Popper can't resolve the debate over global warming: Problems with the uses of philosophy of science in the media and public framing of the science of global warming.

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    Mercer, David

    2016-05-05

    A notable feature in the public framing of debates involving the science of Anthropogenic Global Warming are appeals to uncritical 'positivist' images of the ideal scientific method. Versions of Sir Karl Popper's philosophy of falsification appear most frequently, featuring in many Web sites and broader media. This use of pop philosophy of science forms part of strategies used by critics, mainly from conservative political backgrounds, to manufacture doubt, by setting unrealistic standards for sound science, in the veracity of science of Anthropogenic Global Warming. It will be shown, nevertheless, that prominent supporters of Anthropogenic Global Warming science also often use similar references to Popper to support their claims. It will also be suggested that this pattern reflects longer traditions of the use of Popperian philosophy of science in controversial settings, particularly in the United States, where appeals to the authority of science to legitimize policy have been most common. It will be concluded that studies of the science of Anthropogenic Global Warming debate would benefit from taking greater interest in questions raised by un-reflexive and politically expedient public understanding(s) of the philosophy of science of both critics and supporters of the science of Anthropogenic Global Warming. © The Author(s) 2016.

  20. Karl Kautsky e as origens do Cristianismo

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    Full Text Available Prólogo à obra “A Origem do Cristianismo”, de Karl Kautsky (Rio de Janeiro: Civilização Brasileira, 2010, p. 07-19

  1. Kernaspekte van die kennissosiologie van Karl Mannheim

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    Full Text Available The author deals with certain crucial aspects of the sociology of knowledge of Karl Mannheim in view of the fact that he finds that the increase, worldwide, of interest in ideological difficulties in South Africa can fruitfully be dealt with in terms of this form of sociology. This is justified in part by Mannheim's viewpoint that thought is a function of human existence, and this function emanates from needs based on social factors. He traces Mannheim's use of the term ideology (in Sociology, culminating With the Idea that “the birth and death of ideology depends on certain social, economic and 'ecological' factors”. Subsequently he deals with a whole line of aspects of the sociology of knowledge as expounded by Mannheim, culminating in the idea that shifts in views with regard to lifeview and underlying values take place when there is a rapid upward (vertical mobility, leading to uncertainties and a lack of trust in established values.

  2. Karl Korsch e a Comuna de Paris

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    Apesar de haver escrito uma extensa obra que ainda vem sendo editada no seu país natal, o marxista alemão Karl Korsch é praticamente desconhecido no Brasil – exceção feita a alguns poucos pesquisadores. Além da recente edição brasileira de seu importante trabalho Marxismo e filosofia (Editora UFRJ, e de alguns outros textos e artigos que podem ser encontrados em diferentes sites, o acesso ao conjunto de sua obra ainda é bastante difícil.

  3. Divining and knowing: Karl Sudhoff's historical method.

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    Stein, Claudia

    2013-01-01

    This article investigates the historical method of Karl Sudhoff (1853- 1938), Germany's first professor of medical history. It argues that in order to understand his ideas more fully, we need to step outside the historiography of medical history and assess his methodology in relation to the norms and ideals of German academic history writing in general. The article demonstrates that the philology-based "critical method" of Leopold von Ranke (1795-1886) was central to Sudhoff's methodological thinking. It investigates the underlying philosophical and epistemological assumptions of Ranke's method, which tend to be less appreciated than his overt empiricism and explores how Sudhoff applied these to the new professionalizing subdiscipline of the history of medicine. The article argues that Sudhoff's concerns with the methodology of history, which involved a particular conception of the relationship between the human sciences and the medical sciences, offers compelling addresses to our times.

  4. Popper's Epistemology as a Pedagogic and Didactic Principle, or: Let Them Make More "Mistakes."

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    Derkse, W.

    1981-01-01

    Describes the relationship of Popper's theory of knowledge to chemistry instruction. Suggests that students be allowed to learn from their mistakes and presents five experiments with an implicit falsification purpose. (JN)

  5. Tyler’s Curriculum Rationale and the Reconceptualists. Interview with Ralph W. Tyler (1902-1994

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    2004-11-01

    Full Text Available Ralph W. Tyler was considered one of the most influential of US educators during the last century. The purpose of this paper is to present an interview granted by Tyler to the first author of this paper in 1990. Tyler’s interview is preceded by a brief analysis of his work, in the hope of shedding light on some misconceptions that Tyler’s work has suffered since early 70s. The present interview may have been the only one given to an Ibero-American academician, and one of the very few in which Tyler spoke openly about what he thought of the fierce criticism launched by reconceptualists against his curriculum rationale.

  6. Maruja Mallo (1902-1994: De las cloacas al espacio sideral

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    2004-12-01

    Full Text Available De la descomposición socio-política había surgido una Edad de Oro de las Artes y las Letras y ahora, cuatro siglos más tarde, la situación se repetía. Como entonces, las reiteradas crisis, agravadas especialmente con el desastre del 98, habían propiciado una Edad de Plata intelectual y artística en la que se darán cita toda una pléyade de intelectuales y artistas plásticos. Sin embargo, como entonces, el imaginario colectivo permanecía aún anclado en ciertos clichés y Maruja, desde muy joven, asumió aquel mundo de hombres y sus reglas y sólo a golpes de inteligencia pudo jugar a saltárselas, rompiendo estereotipos. Por ello, una de las claves para comprender la extraordinaria personalidad de Maruja Mallo será ponerla en relación con el círculo de amistades que se rodeó y, lo que es más importante, con el contexto en que se desarrolló su vida como mujer y como artista.

  7. 15 aastat hiljem ehk Karl Ristikivi 90 / Janika Kronberg

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    XV Ristikivi päeva tähistamisest Ristikivi muuseumis. Karl Ristikivi Seltsi ja Eesti Võrdleva Kirjandusteaduse Assotsiatsiooni konverentsist "Eesti romaan 21. sajandi algul". Ka meenutusi K. Ristikivi loomingule pühendatud konverentsist 1987. a

  8. Märkmeid uusima Preisi tsensuuriinstruktsiooni kohta / Karl Marx

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    Preisi uue (1841. aasta) tsensuuriinstruktsiooni tõusikliku vaimu vastuolust vana (1818. aasta) tsensuurimääruse ratsionalismiga. Moraali ja religiooni vastuolust. Vt. ka Ain Kaalepi artiklit "Veel Karl Marxist ja tsensuurist

  9. Kes oli rännumees Karl Feyerabend? / Urmas Sutrop

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    Sutrop, Urmas, 1956-

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    Feyerabend, Karl. Kosmopolitische Wanderungen durch Preussen, Curland, Liefland, Litthauen, Vollhynien, Podolien und Schlesien, in der jahren 1795 bis 1798. In Briefen an einen Freund. Bd. 3. 1801. Eestile on pühendatud reisiraamatu 40. kiri

  10. Karl Timoleon v. Neff / Carl Christian Vogel von Vogelstein

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    "Ruskii Bibliofil", 1912, nr. 4, lk. 34; fotol tekst: "Piano di Sorrento, Villa Pisani, 20. Juli 1843". Neffi käega kirjutatud: "Karl Timoleon v. Neff geboren in Pühs in Estland im Jahre 1804 d. 2. October"

  11. Balti Maailmanõukogu aktsioonid Helsingis 1975 / Karl Laantee

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    1975. a. Helsingis peetud Euroopa Julgeoleku ja Koostöö Konverentsi Balti delegatsiooni liikme Karl Laantee tekst, mille ta esitas 4. augustil 1975 Balti Maailmanõukogu pressikonverentsil "Continental"hotellis Stockholmis Rootsi Eestlaste Esinduse pressiinfona

  12. Astronaut Karl Henize with soft drink in middeck area

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    Astronaut Karl Henize drinks from a special carbonated beverage dispenser labeled Pepsi while floating in the middeck area of the shuttle Challenger. Note the can appears to have its own built in straw.

  13. Märkmeid uusima Preisi tsensuuriinstruktsiooni kohta / Karl Marx

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    Preisi uue (1841. aasta) tsensuuriinstruktsiooni tõusikliku vaimu vastuolust vana (1818. aasta) tsensuurimääruse ratsionalismiga. Moraali ja religiooni vastuolust. Vt. ka Ain Kaalepi artiklit "Veel Karl Marxist ja tsensuurist

  14. Kes oli rännumees Karl Feyerabend? / Urmas Sutrop

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    Feyerabend, Karl. Kosmopolitische Wanderungen durch Preussen, Curland, Liefland, Litthauen, Vollhynien, Podolien und Schlesien, in der jahren 1795 bis 1798. In Briefen an einen Freund. Bd. 3. 1801. Eestile on pühendatud reisiraamatu 40. kiri

  15. Saage tuttavaks : Elisabeth ja Karl von Hoerschelmann / Mai Levin

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    2004-01-01

    Kuraator M. Levin kuni 10. X 2004 Adamson-Ericu muuseumis avatud näitusest "Tuntud ja tundmatud Elisabeth von Rosendorff-Hoerschelmann ja Karl von Hoerschelmann". Enamik töid on kunstnike laste Konstantin Hoerschelmanni ja Anna Röder-Hoerschelmanni omand. Elisabeth Rosendorff (1898-1984) sündis Virumaal Maidlas eesti perekonnas, Karl von Hoerschelmann (1899-1951) Sevastoopolis saksa perekonnas

  16. Saage tuttavaks : Elisabeth ja Karl von Hoerschelmann / Mai Levin

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    Kuraator M. Levin kuni 10. X 2004 Adamson-Ericu muuseumis avatud näitusest "Tuntud ja tundmatud Elisabeth von Rosendorff-Hoerschelmann ja Karl von Hoerschelmann". Enamik töid on kunstnike laste Konstantin Hoerschelmanni ja Anna Röder-Hoerschelmanni omand. Elisabeth Rosendorff (1898-1984) sündis Virumaal Maidlas eesti perekonnas, Karl von Hoerschelmann (1899-1951) Sevastoopolis saksa perekonnas

  17. A Conversation with Karl K. Turekian

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    Turekian, Karl K.; Cochran, J. Kirk

    2012-01-01

    Editors' Note Each year, the editorial board invites a distinguished member of the oceanographic community to contribute a prefatory chapter; this year, we were delighted when Karl Turekian, Sterling Professor of Geology and Geophysics at Yale, accepted our invitation. Over the course of a long and productive career, Dr. Turekian has pursued his interests in marine and atmospheric geochemistry by using natural radioactive and radiogenic isotopes to study Earth's evolution and the impacts of global change. He has also directed both the Center for the Study of Global Change at Yale and the Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies. In this interview, conducted by his former student Kirk Cochran, Dr. Turekian tells the story of his early career and discusses some of the major scientific challenges and opportunities faced along the way. His personal account of the rise of geochemistry is a charming story of how chance events and personalities impact scientific careers. His technical insight into the future of this field is illuminating, particularly for scientific outsiders who appreciate the central role of geochemistry in discerning and understanding patterns of global change. Craig A. Carlson and Stephen J. Giovannoni, Editors [Figure: see text

  18. Karl Marx dan Konsep Perjuangan Kelas Sosial

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    2012-06-01

    Full Text Available ¬¬This article explores the history of the renowned world economic and political reformist, Karl Marx with a special focus on the social class concept. It also discusses to what extent that the Marx’s concept of social class struggle is capable to provide a way out to the proletariats, to free themselves from the chains of cruelty, violence and alienation in the capitalist system. Our main focal point is to scrutinize the relationship between the concepts of social class struggle and the need for a social revolution as a catalyst for the formation of a classless society. Along the way, we studied and analyzed the documents produced on the primary sources covering major works of Marx and the secondary sources consisting reviews of the Marx’s class concept. As a result, we found out that Marx’s concept of class fight is competent to represent the oppressed group to battle for their freedom rights. The Proletariat dictatorship attitude was used as their main shield to face the threat of the capitalist class. Marx’s ultimate success is realized through a burst of ideas and beliefs that supports the ideas of egalitarian Communism although many contradictions arise between the ideas of Marx and the 20th centuries Communism when they are translated into practice.

  19. Karl Mannheim’s Jewish Question

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    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available In this paper, we explore Karl Mannheim’s puzzling failure (or refusal to address himself in any way to questions arising out of the position of Jews in Germany, either before or after the advent of Nazi rule—and this, notwithstanding the fact, first, that his own ethnic identification as a Jew was never in question and that he shared vivid experiences of anti-Semitism, and consequent exile from both Hungary and Germany, and, second, that his entire sociological method rested upon using one’s own most problematic social location—as woman, say, or youth, or intellectual—as the starting point for a reflexive investigation. It was precisely Mannheim’s convictions about the integral bond between thought grounded in reflexivity and a mission to engage in a transformative work of Bildung that made it effectively impossible for him to formulate his inquiries in terms of his way of being Jewish. It is through his explorations of the rise and fall of the intellectual as socio-cultural formation that Mannheim investigates his relations to his Jewish origins and confronts the disaster of 1933. The key to our puzzle is to be found in the theory of assimilation put forward in the dissertation of his student, Jacob Katz.

  20. Research on Poppers Used as Electrical Connectors in High Speed Textile Transmission Lines

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    Leśnikowski Jacek

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available This paper presents results of research on poppers used as electrical connectors connecting fragments of textile signal lines. These lines can be used in intelligent clothing for connecting electronic modules implemented in it. Intelligent (smart clothing can be used, among others, in the health monitoring of the elderly, newborn babies, or people working in hazardous conditions, for example, firefighters and soldiers. The aim of the present study was to examine the usefulness of poppers, widely used in clothing, as electrical connectors connecting parts of the textile signal lines designed for transmission of high-speed digital signals. The paper presents examples of measured parameters characterizing transmission properties of two fragments of the coplanar, textile transmission line connected to each other using conventional poppers. The presented measurement results contain the so-called s parameters, characteristic impedance of the poppers, and eye measurements characterizing distortions of digital signals passing through the tested line. In the article, the effect of temperature and humidity of air surrounding the tested poppers on their characteristic impedance was also presented. This property and its stability are important in signal lines designed for high-speed data transmission.

  1. Learning within the Worlds of Reifications, Selves, and Phenomena: Expanding on the Thinking of Vygotsky and Popper

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    Hung, David Wei Loong; Chen, Der-Thanq

    2008-01-01

    A framework, termed the RSP, is proposed. It is mainly for analyzing and explaining how learning occurs. This framework is grounded in the social-cultural perspective, in particular, in the thinking of both Vygotsky and Popper. Although the thinking of Popper is generally not referred to as having a social-cultural orientation, mostly due to…

  2. Thermoelectric behavior of Ruddlesden-Popper series iridates.

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    Pallecchi, I; Buscaglia, M T; Buscaglia, V; Gilioli, E; Lamura, G; Telesio, F; Cimberle, M R; Marré, D

    2016-02-17

    The goal of this work is to study the evolution of thermoelectric transport across the members of the Ruddlesden-Popper series iridates [Formula: see text], where a metal-insulator transition driven by bandwidth change occurs, from the strongly insulating Sr2IrO4 to the metallic non Fermi liquid behavior of SrIrO3. Sr2IrO4 ([Formula: see text]), Sr3Ir2O7 ([Formula: see text]) and SrIrO3 ([Formula: see text]) polycrystals are synthesized at high pressure and characterized by structural, magnetic, electric and thermoelectric transport analyses. We find a complex thermoelectric phenomenology in the three compounds. Thermal diffusion of charge carriers accounts for the Seebeck behavior of Sr2IrO4, whereas additional drag mechanisms come into play in determining the Seebeck temperature dependence of Sr3Ir2O7 and SrIrO3. These findings reveal a close relationship between magnetic, electronic and thermoelectric properties, strong coupling of charge carriers with phonons and spin fluctuations as well as the relevance of multiband description in these compounds.

  3. Creating Ruddlesden-Popper phases by hybrid molecular beam epitaxy

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    Haislmaier, Ryan C.; Stone, Greg; Alem, Nasim; Engel-Herbert, Roman

    2016-07-01

    The synthesis of a 50 unit cell thick n = 4 Srn+1TinO3n+1 (Sr5Ti4O13) Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phase film is demonstrated by sequentially depositing SrO and TiO2 layers in an alternating fashion using hybrid molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), where Ti was supplied using titanium tetraisopropoxide (TTIP). A detailed calibration procedure is outlined for determining the shuttering times to deposit SrO and TiO2 layers with precise monolayer doses using in-situ reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) as feedback. Using optimized Sr and TTIP shuttering times, a fully automated growth of the n = 4 RP phase was carried out over a period of >4.5 h. Very stable RHEED intensity oscillations were observed over the entire growth period. The structural characterization by X-ray diffraction and high resolution transmission electron microscopy revealed that a constant periodicity of four SrTiO3 perovskite unit cell blocks separating the double SrO rocksalt layer was maintained throughout the entire film thickness with a very little amount of planar faults oriented perpendicular to the growth front direction. These results illustrate that hybrid MBE is capable of layer-by-layer growth with atomic level precision and excellent flux stability.

  4. Creating Ruddlesden-Popper phases by hybrid molecular beam epitaxy

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    Haislmaier, Ryan C.; Stone, Greg; Alem, Nasim; Engel-Herbert, Roman, E-mail: rue2@psu.edu [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania 16802 (United States)

    2016-07-25

    The synthesis of a 50 unit cell thick n = 4 Sr{sub n+1}Ti{sub n}O{sub 3n+1} (Sr{sub 5}Ti{sub 4}O{sub 13}) Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phase film is demonstrated by sequentially depositing SrO and TiO{sub 2} layers in an alternating fashion using hybrid molecular beam epitaxy (MBE), where Ti was supplied using titanium tetraisopropoxide (TTIP). A detailed calibration procedure is outlined for determining the shuttering times to deposit SrO and TiO{sub 2} layers with precise monolayer doses using in-situ reflection high energy electron diffraction (RHEED) as feedback. Using optimized Sr and TTIP shuttering times, a fully automated growth of the n = 4 RP phase was carried out over a period of >4.5 h. Very stable RHEED intensity oscillations were observed over the entire growth period. The structural characterization by X-ray diffraction and high resolution transmission electron microscopy revealed that a constant periodicity of four SrTiO{sub 3} perovskite unit cell blocks separating the double SrO rocksalt layer was maintained throughout the entire film thickness with a very little amount of planar faults oriented perpendicular to the growth front direction. These results illustrate that hybrid MBE is capable of layer-by-layer growth with atomic level precision and excellent flux stability.

  5. Popper y el problema de la inducción en epidemiología

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    Banegas José R.

    2000-01-01

    Full Text Available En este artículo discutimos algunas aportaciones del filósofo austro-británico Karl R. Popper, uno de los más influyentes pensadores contemporáneos, cuyas teorías epistemológicas y sociopolíticas han llegado también al ámbito de la epidemiología. Nos centramos principalmente en el llamado problema de la inducción. Sostenemos, siguiendo a Popper, que el método científico no usa un razonamiento inductivo, sino hipotético-deductivo. Aunque el paso desde los datos que evalúan una hipótesis a una conclusión sobre ésta va de lo particular a lo general, e.d., en dirección inductiva, no existe la inducción como razonamiento o inferencia. Es decir, no existe un método que permita inducir o verificar las hipótesis o teorías (no es posible explorar todas las situaciones posibles para ver si la teoría se mantiene, ni siquiera hacerlas muy probables. Además, los científicos buscan teorías altamente informativas, no altamente probables. Lo que se hace realmente es proponer una hipótesis como solución tentativa de un problema, confrontar la predicción deducida de la hipótesis con la experiencia, y evaluar si la hipótesis queda rechazada o no por los hechos. Al no poder verificarse las teorías sólo podemos aceptarlas si resisten el intento de rechazarlas. Por tanto, la contrastación consiste en la crítica o intento serio de falsación, es decir, la eliminación de error dentro de una teoría, para rechazarla si es falsa. El objetivo es, pues, la búsqueda de teorías verdaderas. Para ello, el método científico utiliza un conjunto sistemático de reglas metodológicas (no lógicas, es decir, decisiones. Estas reglas o principios metodológicos se resumen en dos: ¡sea inventivo y crítico!, e.d., proponga hipótesis audaces y sométalas a tests rigurosos de la experiencia. La lógica juega principalmente su papel al permitir deducir de la hipótesis las predicciones que se confrontarán con los hechos o evidencias. Esto es

  6. Karl Barth and the future of dogmatic theology

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    Alasdair I.C. Heron

    2002-11-01

    Full Text Available The article discusses Karl Barth’s contribution to dogmatic theology. It describes Karl Barth’s personality and shows how his theology was put to practice in writing, in teaching, in debate, in conflict, in friendship and in opposition. Some negative comments on Barth are for example levelled at his liturgical insensitivity, unbalanced and exclusive emphasis on preaching, and his individualistic dislike of the established church, its governing structures and baptismal practice. The article focuses on Barth’s impulses for the discipline of dogmatics and demonstrates developments and directions in his work. Critically reservations regarding instances where it might seem better for theologians not to follow Barth, are  specified.    The  article  also  offers  a  glimpse  into  the  future  of  dogmatic theology seen through the lens of Karl Barth.

  7. A tale of three theories: Feyerabend and Popper on progress and the aim of science.

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    Tambolo, Luca

    2015-06-01

    In this paper, three theories of progress and the aim of science are discussed: (i) the theory of progress as increasing explanatory power, advocated by Popper in The logic of scientific discovery (1935/1959); (ii) the theory of progress as approximation to the truth, introduced by Popper in Conjectures and refutations (1963); (iii) the theory of progress as a steady increase of competing alternatives, which Feyerabend put forward in the essay "Reply to criticism. Comments on Smart, Sellars and Putnam" (1965) and defended as late as the last edition of Against method (1993). It is argued that, contrary to what Feyerabend scholars have predominantly assumed, Feyerabend's changing attitude towards falsificationism-which he often advocated at the beginning of his career, and vociferously attacked in the 1970s and 1980s-must be explained by taking into account not only Feyerabend's very peculiar view of the aim of science, but also Popper's changing account of progress.

  8. Constructing Marxism: Karl Kautsky and the French Revolution

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    Nygaard, Bertel

    2009-01-01

    Karl Kautsky's writings on the French Revolution were crucial to the construction not only of the Marxist interpretation of the Revolution, which was perhaps the most important reference point for the historiography of that event during the 20th century, but even of Marxism itself as a comprehens......Karl Kautsky's writings on the French Revolution were crucial to the construction not only of the Marxist interpretation of the Revolution, which was perhaps the most important reference point for the historiography of that event during the 20th century, but even of Marxism itself...

  9. Mozart, Karl Barth, og den kristne troslæren

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    Petersen, Nils Holger

    2010-01-01

    En diskussion af Karl Barths teologiske brug af W.A.Mozart i den kirchliche Dogmatik med kontekstuel inddragelse af en til en vis grad tilsvarende overordnet diskussion af Mozart, skrevet af en samtidig musiker, den fremtrædende Mozart-dirigent Ferenc Fricsay. ......En diskussion af Karl Barths teologiske brug af W.A.Mozart i den kirchliche Dogmatik med kontekstuel inddragelse af en til en vis grad tilsvarende overordnet diskussion af Mozart, skrevet af en samtidig musiker, den fremtrædende Mozart-dirigent Ferenc Fricsay. ...

  10. Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers: The Time of Friendship

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    Nixon, Jon

    2016-01-01

    This paper provides an introduction to the enduring friendship between Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers. It shows how their intellectual development as public educators was sustained by their ongoing dialogue which flourished not in spite of but because of their huge differences of circumstance and personality. This friendship between two renowned…

  11. Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers: The Time of Friendship

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    Nixon, Jon

    2016-01-01

    This paper provides an introduction to the enduring friendship between Hannah Arendt and Karl Jaspers. It shows how their intellectual development as public educators was sustained by their ongoing dialogue which flourished not in spite of but because of their huge differences of circumstance and personality. This friendship between two renowned…

  12. "Art, Imagination, Storytelling": An Interview with Karl Kroeber

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    Mallick, Michael

    2012-01-01

    This article presents an interview with Karl Kroeber that was originally published in "English Department Updates" (Fall 2009), a semiannual alumni newsletter of the Columbia University Department of English & Comparative Literature. In this interview, Kroeber, who taught at Columbia for 57 years, discusses the range of courses he…

  13. Chef's Signature - Karl Breen, Locks Brasserie, Dublin : Video

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    2015-01-01

    12 Hour Octopus, Black Garlic, Calamansi Mayo, Tamarind and Salted Celeriac is one of the dishes on Karl Breen's menu at Locks Brasserie in Dublin, and it's a dish that shows a cook in control of his art. Reproduced with kind permission from John & Sally McKenna. 3.16 mins

  14. Kokast ja Eesti Naisest / Karl Martin Sinijärv

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    Sinijärv, Karl Martin, 1971-

    2006-01-01

    Sisaldab retsepte: Ilmar Laabani lintnuudlid põdralihaga ; Jan Kausi krevetipasta ; Kauksi Ülle liharullid ; Jürgen Rooste banaanikana ; KMSi [Karl Martin Sinijärve] öine lugemisliud ; Asko Künnapi suvikõrvits ; Ilmar Laabani Margarita

  15. KARL MAYER——We Care about Your Future

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    2011-01-01

    As one of the leading manufacturers of warp knitting and warp preparation machines,KARL MAYER will be presenting at this year's ITMA 2011 in Barcelona.For the first time,all the company's business units will be represented on the same stand in hall 3,stand B 153-157,on an area of 1400 square-meter.

  16. Karl XII rootsi kirjanduses / Anu Saluäär

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    2008-01-01

    Valikuline ülevaade Karl XII-st rootsi kirjanduses: Israel Holmström, Esaias Tegner, Zacharias Topelius, Carl Snoilsky, Anders Fryxell, Verner von Heidenstam, Harald Hiärne, Frans G. Bengtsson. Sisaldab märkusi joonealustes viidetes

  17. A Review of Karl Poppers′ Political Philosophy%在历史与未来之间:卡尔·波普尔政治哲学评述

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    2013-01-01

      第二次世界大战给人类带来了血腥的代价和沉痛的历史反思,进而引发了诸多学者对于极权主义(totalitarianism)的深刻批判。批判理性主义思想家卡尔·波普尔以其独特的“反历史主义”方法论对极权主义的政治哲学根源进行了深入挖掘,并在后现代思想界产生了深远影响。本文试图对波普尔的政治哲学理论进行梳理,并对其学理价值进行简要评析。%World War II has caused vast human suffering and has led to painful reflection on history and criticism of totalitarianism. Karl Popper, anti-rationalists, has examined the political philosophy root of totalitarianism from his unique anti-historicism perspective and has exerted far-reaching influence among postmodern thinkers. This paper analyzes Karl Popper′ s Political Philosophy theory and gives comments on its academic value.

  18. Comment on "Experimental realization of Popper's experiment Violation of the uncertainty principle?"

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    2000-01-01

    Application of the uncertainty principle to conditional measurements is investigated, and found to be valid for measurements on separated sub-systems. In light of this, an apparent violation of the uncertainty principle obtained by Kim and Shih in their realization of Popper's experiment (quant-ph/9905039) is explained through analogy with a simple optical system.

  19. 波普哲学在中国的早期境遇%The Earliest Experience of Karl Popper's Philosophy in China

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    2006-01-01

    在中国学界译介波普哲学的早期历史研究中,存在着大量流传甚广的史实错误和似是而非的说法.本文依据文献证据,发现:第一,波普哲学进入中国始于"文革"之前而不是"文革"之后;第二,波普哲学最初进入中国学界的领域是西方哲学而不是自然辩证法;第三,波普哲学最初在中国被错归入了逻辑实证主义而非批判理性主义;第四,在中国出版的第一部有波普署名的著作并不是其科学方法论著作,而是他与马库塞合著的;第五,波普思想进入中国的进程是从政治哲学到科学哲学而不是相反.

  20. On Karl Popper's social technology outlook%试论卡尔·波普尔的社会技术观

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    田鹏颖

    2005-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔不仅是一位科学(自然科学)哲学家,而且是一位社会科学(技术)哲学家.波普尔从"封闭社会"向"开放社会"转化视角提出"逐步的社会工程"理论;从社会科学"有限理性"视角提出"社会技术"范畴,并把"社会技术"视为"政治的科学基础";从社会本体的主体际性视角分析了"社会技术"(社会工程)与"物理技术"(物理工程)的关系.

  1. 对波普尔反本质主义的方法论反思%Methodological Reflection on Karl Popper's Anti-Essentialism

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    阎平

    2011-01-01

    本文从方法论角度,对波普尔的反本质主义进行了反思.首先介绍了渡普尔如何通过对本质主义的批判,进而把马克思等人的思想归为本质主义予以否定.其次,提出如何在理论上正确认识本质主义,分析了本质的词源和历史上探讨本质和本质主义的典型观点.最后,指出现实中如何正确判断本质主义.对柏拉图、马克思等人在重要理论的建立中所用方法进行了分析,提出波普尔的不当之处和如何正确对待社会历史观的新看法.

  2. On Karl· Popper's Viewpoint of Opposing Historical Determinism%评卡尔·波普尔的反历史决定论

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    黄世虎; 赵建梅

    2002-01-01

    在历史哲学中,卡尔·波普尔针对马克思的历史决定论提出了"反历史决定论"的观点.本文主要对波普尔反历史决定论中的历史规律虚无论和科技决定论两个主要观点加以批判,并进一步指出了其理论错误的根源之所在.

  3. 波普尔量子力学的倾向性解释%Survey of Karl Popper's Propensity Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics

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    赵伟

    2007-01-01

    波普尔的量子力学的倾向性解释是波普尔对物理学哲学的重大贡献.首先介绍波普尔量子理论产生的依托哥本哈根学派对于量子理论的正统的解释,然后阐述波普尔是如何形成他对于量子理论的倾向性解释及波普尔理论受到的批判.

  4. 卡尔·波普尔的反乌托邦思想批判%Critique on Karl Popper's Anti-utopian Thought

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    陈庆超

    2011-01-01

    进入20世纪以后,反乌托邦思想得到了极大的发展,卡尔·波普尔对乌托邦思想的批判尤其激烈.他认为:乌托邦工程的哲学基础和立足点是站不住脚的"本质主义",它蕴涵着通往极权主义的危险因素.卡尔·波普尔对乌托邦思想的批判存在诸多问题,他对乌托邦思想也存在一些误会.事实上,卡尔·波普尔仅仅是对极权主义进行批判而已,它并不能构成人们去反对乌托邦的充分理由.甚至,在他的思想里,依然存有着浓厚的乌托邦色彩.

  5. Comments on Karl Popper's viewpoint of Anti- Historical Determinism%评卡尔·波普尔的反历史决定论

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    黄世虎; 赵建梅

    2001-01-01

    在历史哲学中,卡尔·波普尔针对马克思的历史决定论提出了"反历史决定论"的观点.波普尔认为,社会历史不存在客观发展规律.波普尔试图从自然过程和历史过程的差异性,社会现象非重复性、人为性特点入手来否定社会历史规律的存在,这是片面地、机械地来理解规律性.波普尔把科学知识视为历史进程的决定因素,颠倒了社会实践与科学知识的关系.波普尔的历史规律虚无论和科技决定论的错误根源在于它是唯心主义的认识论.

  6. 卡尔·波普尔的民主理论及当代启示%Karl Popper's Theory of Democracy and its Contemporary Revelation

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    肖洪莉

    2007-01-01

    西方传统的民主理论把民主定义为大多数人或全体人民的统治.波普尔对此进行了否定,他强调民主是一种被统治者能够有效地控制统治者,从而防止滥用权力,以实现权力制衡的制度或程序.民主制度的真正重要可取之处不在于其政策比专制政体下的政策更完美无缺,而在于民主的方法,主要体现为能有效地牵制权力的制度、程序和技术.

  7. Karl Popper's falsificationism technological alienation revelation%卡尔·波普尔的证伪主义对技术异化的启示

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    原亚纳

    2012-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔的技术观试图通过对问题否定式的思考,进而拿起证伪的工具进行反思和批判.卡尔·波普尔把科学技术发展看作一个永无止境、不断完善的过程,认为科学的发展是从大胆的怀疑开始,然后提出问题,通过证伪与反驳,不断革命,形成新的科学技术.科学技术的发展促使我们重新认识世界,推动社会发展.

  8. Karl Raimund Popper's "Open Society" Theory%卡尔·波普尔的"开放社会"思想述评

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    吴翔

    2006-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔力主人类应当从批判理性的角度建立一个民主、自由的"开放社会".在这样的社会中,人们通过制定和执行一系列制度来阻止极权及其不良后果的出现.

  9. 评波普尔《历史主义的贫困》%On Karl Popper's The Poverty of Historicism

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    何兆武

    2011-01-01

    波普尔把历史主义严格地限定为历史决定论,而他本人是反对这种历史主义的.波普尔认为,历史是没有规律可循的,因而也是无法预言的,历史的解释不是科学,因为它是不可检验的,历史主义的错误就在于它把历史的解释误认为是科学.他力图把自然科学和社会人文打通,其方法论也被称为"证伪标准论".波普尔反历史主义的理论有很多疏漏和缺陷,其中主要论点虽大部分是可疑的,但其贡献在于提出了一个新问题和一种新的思想方法.

  10. Methodology Analysis Relevant to Karl Popper's Anti-historical Determinism%对波普尔反历史决定论的方法论评析

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    卢德友

    2010-01-01

    波普尔对各种历史决定论所做的批评,有着先在性的方法论因由.在波普尔看似严谨的论证过程中,仍然存在着诸多可被"证伪"之处.深入到波普尔论证的方法与过程之中,指出其存在的缺陷及其导致的反历史决定论观点,进而重申马克思主义历史决定论的科学性,是每个马克思主义研究者义不容辞的责任.

  11. Evolutionism and the Philosophy System of Karl Popper%卡尔·波普尔与生物进化论

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    蒋功成

    2003-01-01

    与其它自然科学理论相比较,生物进化论在卡尔 * 波普尔哲学体系中占据着特别重要的位置.波普尔既继承了达尔文进化论的基本观念,又试图通过把进化引入人类认知领域来进一步发展它.波普尔总是试图对进化论的性质作出特定的解释和评价,不同时期他的解释策略是不同的,这些解释总是引起人们在生物学哲学研究中的广泛争论,这种现象的存在足以说明波普尔进化论思想在当代哲学认知中的重要性.

  12. A Review of Karl Popper's Theory of Democracy%现代化背景下对中国文化转型的思考

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    温素丽

    2011-01-01

    中国要实现现代化,这就需要塑造具有现代意识的现代人。人的思想意识受到文化的影响,要实现中国文化的现代化,最根本的是必须将中国传统文化与西方文化有机融合。

  13. Analysis of the Theory of Karl Popper's Three Worlds%"三个世界"理论:波普尔的本体论

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    朱高建

    2002-01-01

    关于"三个世界"的理论是西方当代著名哲学家--英国人卡尔·波普尔在本体论问题上的一个宣言.我们不仅要看到波普尔的"三个世界"理论在本体论方面的意义,而且应同时重视它在认识论方面的价值.我相信,从这个理论本身的矛盾和和局限性中,我们可以得到不少有益的启示.

  14. Kuninganna Kristiina ning kunungas Karl XI : rootsiaegsed portreed raekojas = Queen Christina and King Karl XI : portraits of the Swedish period in the Town Hall / Pia Ehasalu

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    Kuninganna Kristiina portreest lapsena (1638). Arvatav autor: Rootsi tolleaegne õuekunstnik Jacob Heinrich Elbfas või tema töökoda. Rootsi kuninga Karl XI noorpõlveportreest (1670). Autor: Karl XI õuekunstnik David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl (1628-1698)

  15. Kuninganna Kristiina ning kunungas Karl XI : rootsiaegsed portreed raekojas = Queen Christina and King Karl XI : portraits of the Swedish period in the Town Hall / Pia Ehasalu

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    Kuninganna Kristiina portreest lapsena (1638). Arvatav autor: Rootsi tolleaegne õuekunstnik Jacob Heinrich Elbfas või tema töökoda. Rootsi kuninga Karl XI noorpõlveportreest (1670). Autor: Karl XI õuekunstnik David Klöcker Ehrenstrahl (1628-1698)

  16. [Karl Jaspers and the challenges of social psychiatry].

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    Jäger, Markus; Lang, Fabian U; Becker, Thomas

    2015-01-01

    Karl Jaspers, in his book "General Psychopathology", argued for methodological pluralism rather than theoretical dogmatism. He formulated a methodological order of psychopathology with a distinction between "explanation" (objective psychopathology) and "understanding" (subjective psychopathology, psychopathology of meaning). The latter approach focused on patients' subjective experience and biographical issues. Karl Jaspers emphasised social factors in the genesis and course of mental disorders. Following a multiperspective concept, from Jaspers' viewpoint social psychiatry should consider itself of equal importance with biological and psychotherapeutic psychiatry. Therefore, uncritical generalization of one of these perspectives should be avoided. Personalized psychiatry, apart from searching biological markers to tailor treatment should identify psychosocial factors and subjective meaning. Concepts of recovery should not ignore biological foundations in mental disorders.

  17. 1st Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics

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    Kaminski, Matthias; Mureika, Jonas; Bleicher, Marcus

    2016-01-01

    These proceedings collect the selected contributions of participants of the First Karl Schwarzschild Meeting on Gravitational Physics, held in Frankfurt, Germany to celebrate the 140th anniversary of Schwarzschild's birth. They are grouped into 4 main themes: I. The Life and Work of Karl Schwarzschild; II. Black Holes in Classical General Relativity, Numerical Relativity, Astrophysics, Cosmology, and Alternative Theories of Gravity; III. Black Holes in Quantum Gravity and String Theory; IV. Other Topics in Contemporary Gravitation. Inspired by the foundational principle ``By acknowledging the past, we open a route to the future",  the week-long meeting, envisioned as a forum for exchange between scientists from all locations and levels of education, drew participants from 15 countries across 4 continents. In addition to plenary talks from leading researchers, a special focus on young talent was provided, a feature underlined by the Springer Prize for the best student and junior presentations.

  18. Architecture and Art Regulations for Karl Marx Street

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    Alla Mironenko

    2015-08-01

    Full Text Available The architecture and art regulations for Karl Marx Street and adjoining territories have been worked out for the Committee for town planning of the Irkutsk city administration. Basic provisions: facades of buildings and structures, outdoor advertising and information facilities, artistic illumination of buildings, elements of land improvements. The main principle is to preserve historical appearance and to create a contemporary and comfortable environment.

  19. ¿Qué tan racional es el principio de racionalidad de Popper?

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    Salazar , Boris

    2001-12-01

    Full Text Available Este artículo muestra la pertinencia del principio de racionalidad de Popper para entender la reciente oleada de investigaciones, libros y artículos en los campos de la racionalidad, el aprendizaje y los juegos evolutivos. A diferencia de los rígidos preceptos del Popper falsacionista, este principio cubre una amplia gama de comportamientos compatibles con la idea mínima de ¿actuar en forma adecuada a la situación¿. Se argumenta en forma amplia la relevancia de entender los procesos mediante los cuales se forman convenciones sociales o los agentes aprenden a ¿jugar un equilibrio de Nash¿.

  20. Os Fundamentos do Conhecimento na Modernidade: o Método Científico em Popper

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    Alexcina Oliveira Cirne Vieira da Cunha

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo tem como objetivo apresentar os postulados teóricos, em especial o conceito de falseacionismo, do racionalismo crítico de Popper. Inicia com suas críticas ao positivismo lógico, bem como a sua recusa de fornecer cientificidade aos princípios do historicismo e seu entendimento sobre a posição da metafísica na construção dos postulados científicos. Conclui com a crítica de Popper ao método indutivo e com reflexões sobre a importância das refutações e conjecturas na busca por um equilíbrio nas conclusões científicas, que não devem ser definitivas e dogmáticas.

  1. Karl Nagel : Pain things = Pain things / Eha Komissarov

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    Maali- ja videokunstnik Karl Nagelist kui probleemsest nüüdisaegsest kunstnikust, kes võtab provokatiivseid positsioone ideoloogiate ja poliitika küsimustes. Tema kunstnikupositsioon keerleb terrorismi, fašismi ja natsionalismi ümber, dissidendi positsioonile asununa on ta käsitlenud surma ja vägivalla teemat (Tšetšeenia sõda) ja üritanud sõna võtta ka kodanikuvabaduste laiendamise nimel. Sotsiaalse tegelikkuse ja kunsti vastandlikkuse küsimuses on ta võtnud nulltoleratsi taotleva seisukoha, võrdlemata kunsti tegelikkusega

  2. Karl Nagel : Pain things = Pain things / Eha Komissarov

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    Maali- ja videokunstnik Karl Nagelist kui probleemsest nüüdisaegsest kunstnikust, kes võtab provokatiivseid positsioone ideoloogiate ja poliitika küsimustes. Tema kunstnikupositsioon keerleb terrorismi, fašismi ja natsionalismi ümber, dissidendi positsioonile asununa on ta käsitlenud surma ja vägivalla teemat (Tšetšeenia sõda) ja üritanud sõna võtta ka kodanikuvabaduste laiendamise nimel. Sotsiaalse tegelikkuse ja kunsti vastandlikkuse küsimuses on ta võtnud nulltoleratsi taotleva seisukoha, võrdlemata kunsti tegelikkusega

  3. Karl pearson the scientific life in a statistical age

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    Porter, Theodore M

    2010-01-01

    Karl Pearson, founder of modern statistics, came to this field by way of passionate early studies of philosophy and cultural history as well as ether physics and graphical geometry. His faith in science grew out of a deeply moral quest, reflected also in his socialism and his efforts to find a new basis for relations between men and women. This biography recounts Pearson's extraordinary intellectual adventure and sheds new light on the inner life of science. Theodore Porter's intensely personal portrait of Pearson extends from religious crisis and sexual tensions to metaphysical and even m

  4. Atomic mapping of Ruddlesden-Popper faults in transparent conducting BaSnO3-based thin films.

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    Wang, W Y; Tang, Y L; Zhu, Y L; Suriyaprakash, J; Xu, Y B; Liu, Y; Gao, B; Cheong, S-W; Ma, X L

    2015-11-03

    Doped BaSnO3 has arisen many interests recently as one of the promising transparent conducting oxides for future applications. Understanding the microstructural characteristics are crucial for the exploration of relevant devices. In this paper, we investigated the microstructural features of 0.001% La doped BaSnO3 thin film using both conventional and aberration corrected transmission electron microscopes. Contrast analysis shows high densities of Ruddlesden-Popper faults in the film, which are on {100} planes with translational displacements of 1/2a  . Atomic EELS element mappings reveal that the Ruddlesden-Popper faults are Ba-O layer terminated, and two kinds of kink structures at the Ruddlesden-Popper faults with different element distributions are also demonstrated. Quantitative analysis on lattice distortions of the Ruddlesden-Popper faults illustrates that the local lattice spacing poses a huge increment of 36%, indicating that large strains exist around the Ruddlesden-Popper faults in the film.

  5. [Cross-sectional surveys on the use of recreational drug nitrous-acid-ester rush-poppers in men who have sex with men, Nanjing].

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    Zhu, Z P; Zhang, M; Xu, Y Y; Xu, W J; Liu, L; Wu, S S; Guo, L; Li, X

    2017-02-10

    Objective: To investigate the situation of recreational drug nitrous acid ester inhaler-rush poppers use in men who have sex with men (MSM). Methods: From April to June in 2014, October to December in 2014, April to June in 2015, three round cross-sectional surveys were conducted in MSM recruited in Nanjing by means of serum test and questionnaire survey. Results: Of the 1 721 MSM surveyed in three round, 19.3% (332/1 721) had ever used rush poppers, the proportions of MSM who used rush poppers in three round surveys showed an increasing trend (liner by liner χ(2)= 14.879, P=0.000), which was 12.6% (86/681), 27.6% (121/439) and 20.8% (125/601) respectively. Rush poppers use was associated with HIV infection significantly (OR=1.676, 95%CI: 1.201-2.339, P=0.002). Compared with MSM without rush poppers use, the MSM with rush poppers use were mainly aged drugs were the risk factors associated with rush poppers use. Conclusion: Rush poppers use was related with HIV infection in MSM in Nanjing.

  6. Reaction rates between water and the Karl Fischer reagent.

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    Cedergren, A

    1974-04-01

    Reaction rates between water and the Karl Fischer reagent have been determined by potentiometric measurement for various compositions of the Karl Fischer reagent. The study has been made with an iodine complex concentration of 0.3-1.2 mM and sulphur dioxide complex at 0.01-0.5M. The concentration of excess of pyridine had no measurable effect on the rate of the main reaction. The reaction was found to be first-order with respect to iodine complex, to sulphur dioxide complex, and to water. The rate constant was (1.2+/-0.2) x 10(3) 1(2). mole(-2). sec(-1). In an ordinary titration it is therefore essential to keep the sulphur dioxide concentration high for the reaction to go to completion within a reasonable time. The extent of side-reactions was found to be independent of the iodine concentration at low concentrations. The side-reactions increased somewhat with increasing sulphur dioxide pyridine concentrations and decreased to about 60% when the temperature was lowered from 24 degrees to 7 degrees.

  7. Karl Barth’s epistemology: A critical appraisal

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    Daniël P. Veldsman

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available Can the great 20th century systematic theologian Karl Barth justify the fundamental beliefs he holds regarding the priority of God’s revelation in Jesus Christ as put forward in his impressive and comprehensive Kirchliche Dogmatik? Is it enough and thus theologically justifiable to simply state in the words of Barth that the best theology would need no advocates: it would prove itself? In my appraisal of Barth’s epistemological stance, I would like to argue in this article that his stance in the first place, does not only lead to a total isolation of theological reflection, but secondly through his highly exclusive claim, takes on the character of a personal religious credo expanded into a comprehensive doctrine beyond any form of control, and ultimately thirdly, becomes methodologically in essence a specifically Barthian theology from below. Wenn die Theologie sich eine Wissenschaft nennen lässt oder selber nennt, so kann sie damit keinerlei Verpflictung übernehmen, sich an den für andere Wissenschaften gültigen Massstäbem messen zu lassen. (Karl Barth 1947:8

  8. German Astronomer Karl Menten Is 2007 Jansky Awardee

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    2007-06-01

    Associated Universities, Inc., (AUI) and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) have awarded the 2007 Karl G. Jansky Lectureship to Professor Karl M. Menten of the Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy in Bonn, Germany. The Jansky Lectureship is an honor established by the trustees of AUI to recognize outstanding contributions to the advancement of astronomy. Karl M. Menten Professor Karl M. Menten CREDIT: NRAO/AUI Click on image for high-resolution file (433 KB) Professor Menten is an extraordinarily productive scientist whose research has improved our fundamental understanding in a number of areas of astronomy. He has studied the chemistry of molecular clouds from which new stars are formed, the process of star formation in our own Milky Way Galaxy and in the early Universe, and the outer atmospheres of stars nearing the end of their "normal" lives. In 1991, Menten used NRAO's 140-foot Telescope at Green Bank, West Virginia, to discover strong radio emission from methanol masers in star-forming regions. These masers amplify, or strengthen, radio emission the same way a laser amplifies visible-light emission. Menten developed the observation of these methanol masers into a powerful tool for studying the formation of stars much more massive than our Sun, because the strong maser emission points astronomers to the stellar birthplaces. In addition, Menten pioneered the use of ultra-high-resolution observations with NRAO's Very Long Baseline Array to observe masers to make precision determinations of the structure, size and dynamics of the Milky Way. Menten received his doctoral degree in 1987 from the University of Bonn, Germany. He then joined the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, working there until 1996, when he became the Director for Millimeter and Submillimeter Astronomy at the Max-Planck-Institute for Radioastronomy. In addition to that position, he also has been a Professor for Experimental Astrophysics at the University of Bonn since

  9. Modeling Atmospheric Activity of Cool Stars

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    Schrijver, C. J.

    2003-10-01

    This review discusses a set of simple models for cool-star activity with which we compute (1) photospheric field patterns on stars of different activity levels, (2) the associated outer-atmospheric field configurations, and (3) the soft X-ray emission that is expected to result from the ensemble of loop atmospheres in the coronae of these stars. The model is based on empirically-determined properties of solar activity. It allows us to extrapolate to stars of significantly higher and lower activity than seen on the present-day Sun through its cycle. With it, we can, for example, gain insight into stellar field patterns (including a possible formation mechanism for polar starspots), as well as in the properties of coronal heating (helpful in the identification of the quiescent coronal heating mechanism). Lacking comprehensive theoretical understanding, the model's reliance on empirical solar data means that the multitude of processes involved are approximated to be independent of rotation rate, activity level, and fundamental stellar parameters, or -- where unavoidably necessary -- assumed to simply scale with activity. An evaluation of the most important processes involved guides a discussion of the limits of the model, of the limitations in our knowledge, and of future needs. "I propose to adopt such rules as will ensure the testability of scientific statements; which is to say, their falsifiability." Karl Popper (1902-1994)

  10. Bärbel Inhelder procura falsear o modelo piagetiano; antes da teoria de Popper (? Bärbel Inhelder tries to falsify the piagetian model; prior to Popper's theory (?

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    Zelia Ramozzi-Chiarottino

    2002-01-01

    Full Text Available Neste artigo, buscamos trazer à luz um dos aspectos desconhecidos do trabalho de uma das maiores psicólogas do século XX: Bärbel Inhelder. Até hoje apenas reconhecida como a maior colaboradora de Piaget, tem sido ignorada como a criadora de um método científico capaz de refutar (em vez de confirmar um modelo hipotético-dedutivo na área da Psicologia, antes ou simultaneamente à idéia de Popper. Partiu do modelo matemático de Piaget, o agrupamento, e realizou seu estudo com oligofrênicos. Demonstra que quanto mais severo o comprometimento cerebral menor a presença de esboços dos agrupamentos subjacentes às ações e ao discurso das crianças e vice-versa.In this article we search to bring to light one of the unknown aspects of the work of one of the 20th century's greatest psychologists: Bärbel Inhelder. Thus far recognized only as the most remarkable Piaget collaborators, she has been ignored as the creator of a scientific method apt to refute (instead of corroborating a hypothetical-deductive model in the realm of Psychology, prior or simultaneously to Popper's idea. Based on Piaget's mathematical model, the grouping, she did her study on oligophrenics. She demonstrates that the more severe the brain lesions, the lesser the presence of the groupings' structural sketches underlying the children's actions and speech, and vice-versa.

  11. Karl Polanyi og utopien om det fri marked

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    Christiansen, Christian O.

    2012-01-01

    This article offers the first comprehensive introduction to Karl Polanyi’s The Great Transformation (TGT) from 1944 written in Danish. Relatively unnoticed by the time of its publication, TGT has since received widespread attention, especially after the rise of economic globalisation and of neo-l...... intellectual history, and its historical significance. The article introduces main themes of TGT and the reception of TGT. At the end, it briefly sketches a ‘Polanyian’ account of the world financial crisis of 2008.......-liberal policies. The thesis of TGT is that the great wars and crisis of Western civilization in the 20th century should be seen against the backdrop of the 19th century’s liberal civilisation. Polanyi argues that the attempt to create a liberal, free market world order was crucial for the later breakdown...

  12. Descriptive psychopathology, phenomenology, and the legacy of Karl Jaspers.

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    Häfner, Heinz

    2015-03-01

    With his early publications (1910-1913), Karl Jaspers created a comprehensive methodological arsenal for psychiatry, thus laying the foundation for descriptive psychopathology. Following Edmund Husserl, the founder of philosophical phenomenology, Jaspers introduced phenomenology into psychopathology as "static understanding," ie, the unprejudiced intuitive reproduction (Vergegenwärtigung) and description of conscious phenomena. In a longitudinal perspective, "genetic understanding" based on empathy reveals how mental phenomena arise from mental phenomena. Severance in understanding of, or alienation from, meaningful connections is seen as indicating illness or transition of a natural development into a somatic process. Jaspers opted for philosophy early. After three terms of law, he switched to studying medicine, came to psychopathology after very little training in psychiatry; to psychology without ever studying psychology; and to a chair in philosophy without ever studying philosophy. In the fourth and subsequent editions of his General Psychopathology, imbued by his existential philosophy, Jaspers partly abandoned the descriptive method.

  13. The origin of art according to Karl von den Steinen

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    Pierre Déléage

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    Full Text Available Based on a study of the custom, adopted by ethnologists in the early 20th century, of asking Amerindians of Lowland South America to do drawings in pencil in their notebooks, I explore three forgotten fragments of the history of thinking: the intense debates on the origin of ornaments, opposing an evolutionist and a materialist approach at the end of the 19th century; the theories on the origin of figuration, which I show date back to the important work of Karl von den Steinen regarding the populations of central Brazil; and the publications of ethnologists’ portraits drawn by Indians of the lowlands of South America, a little-known tradition of reverse anthropology serving as a counterpoint to the study of the reception of Amerindian art in Western ethnological literature.

  14. Wie is die sondaar? Die beskouing van Karl Barth

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    F. J. van Zyl

    1994-01-01

    Full Text Available Who is the sinner? The view of Karl Barth The previous article dealt with Barth’s view of the knowledge and real essence of sin, while this one focus on his view of the human being as sinner. In accordance with his christological approach to all theological matters, Barth presents us with a description of the image and character of the sinner as mirrored by the obedient suffering and death of Jesus Christ on the cross in the place of all sinners of all times - past, present and future. The price that God paid in surrendering his only Son to such suffering, indicates the enormous guilt and baseness of every sinner. Every human being is utterly insolvent and can only be delivered from sin through God’s graceful remission of siru

  15. Karl Heinz Göller (1924-2009: in memoriam

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    Full Text Available The study is written in memory of Karl Heinz Göller, Professor of English literature at the Regensburg University, who died in Kelheim near Regensburg on 22nd April 2009. University of Regenburg was founded in 1967, and Göller was the first Dean of its Faculty of Philosophy. For more than 40 years he worked for the development of good contacts betwen the universities of Regensburg and Ljubljana. Since 2000 he was member of the Advisory Committee of the review Acta Neophilologica. In 1983 he founded the Society of German Mediaevalists, one of the leading societies of German scholars from the whole Germany, and was elected its first president. The study gives report on the development of Göller as a scholar, and his basic achievement in his research, pedagogical work and in university administration.

  16. Karl Lagerfeld打造天价礼盒

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    2008-01-01

    著名的Dom Perignon不久前邀请到时装大师Karl Lagerfeld为英国Harrods百货设计了一款Dom Perignon Rose Vintages限量礼盒装。并已在Harrods百货公司开始出售。这款Dom Perignon Rose Vintages限量礼盒外型很似订制吉他盒,粉色蛇纹外表搭配闪耀的金属扣,整体感觉前卫、时髦,盒内衬有同色羔羊皮,并装有六只珍藏的精巧Dom Perignon Rose Vintages与三个香槟杯。

  17. Karl Heinrich Ulrichs: First Theorist of Erotic Age Orientation.

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    Janssen, Diederik F

    2017-01-01

    The nomination of Karl Heinrich Ulrichs (1825-1895) as the first theorist of homosexuality may be placed in the oblique light of his eligibility for the nomination as the first theorist of erotic age orientation. In Ulrichs's pamphlets, "man-manly" homosexuality emerged as a particular age orientation, with a subsequent typological breakdown that, importantly, blended gender orientation and age orientation. Into the early 20th century, erotic age orientation remained bound up with the classification and emancipation of what here was demarcated as Urningsliebe. Ulrichs's pioneering and shifting comments on age eventually fed into his legal model of consenting adults in private. They also provide a starting point for the historical understanding of the trope of "grooming pedophile" as it, arguably, crossfaded with that of the "seducing homosexual" after the latter's depsychiatricization across the Western world.

  18. Karl Marx e a Revolução Russa

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    Full Text Available Resumo O artigo analisa a visão de Karl Marx sobre a possibilidade de ocorrência da revolução na Rússia. Inicialmente concentrando suas esperanças nos países da Europa Ocidental, onde o capitalismo estava mais desenvolvido, com o fracasso das revoluções de 1948 e da Comuna de Paris, Marx se volta para as possibilidades de revolução a partir do Leste, da Rússia, até ali considerada o bastião da reação. Suas ideias são expostas em correspondência com os próprios revolucionários russos. Essa trajetória intelectual de Marx é descrita a partir de seus próprios escritos.

  19. O marxismo antidogmático de Karl Korsch

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    Nildo Viana

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    Full Text Available O presente artigo tematiza o marxismo de Karl Korsch, focalizando seu caráter não dogmático. A partir de um resgate do caráter crítico e revolucionário do marxismo de Marx, Korsch realiza uma crítica radical ao revisionismo e leninismo. Para tal, ele não só resgata o verdadeiro caráter da dialética marxista e da concepção materialista da história, como exige a coerência dessa concepção ao defender o princípio de aplicação dela a si mesma. Assim ele lança as bases de um marxismo não dogmático, para o qual é o vínculo com o proletariado que mostra o caráter do marxismo e não ideologias petrificadas. Abstract: This article thematizes Marxism of Karl Korsch, focusing on its non dogmatic. From a rescue of criticality and revolutionary Marxism of Marx, Korsch performs a radical critique of revisionism and Leninism. To do so, he not only rescues the true character of Marxist dialectics and materialist conception of history, as this concept requires consistency in defending the principle of applying it to herself. So he lays the foundations of a non-dogmatic Marxism, to which is the bond with the proletariat that shows the character of Marxism and not petrified ideologies. Key words: Marxism, dogmatism, criticism, historical materialism, dialectical.

  20. Popper y Darwin: Evolucionismo Bio-Cosmológico y Epistemología Evolucionista

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    Full Text Available La capacidad de generalizar es uno de los rasgos más característicos de Popper como filósofo. Propone un lamarckismo sin Lamarck, un vitalismo sin principios vitales ni entelequias, y un animismo sin alma. En el fondo, es lo mismo que hizo Darwin con la teleología gracias a la selección natural: patrocinar un finalismo sin fines. La especulación es atrevida pero en modo alguno rechazable. El problema de Popper es que a veces no sabe contenerse y se implica demasiado en el debate científico de primera línea. Le ocurrió algo parecido con las discusiones que siguieron al desarrollo de la mecánica cuántica: en lugar de moverse con cautela en el terreno de la reflexión metateórica, tuvo que proponer un «experimento mental» para mediar en la controversia Einstein-Bohr.

  1. Popper's realism%波普尔的实在论

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    2001-01-01

    一般来说,实在论的含义比较模糊,但实在能通过真理、可检验性等概念在语义学中得到严格的规定。波普尔并没有很好地理解塔尔斯基的真理定义和语义学方法,他的第三世界理论建立在一些语义学概念的误用之上。实际上,从波普尔确认的哲学前提出发,语义学要求他应该是"内部实在论"者,而形而上学实在论却是他所信奉的先验教条。%Reality can be defined in semantics by the conception of truth、 testability etc, though themeaning of realism is vague. Popper didn't fully comprehended the definition of truth and the semanticmethods that was put out by Tarski, and his theory of the Third World was built on the misusing of someconcepts in semantics. Actually, Popper should be an inner realist according to semantics, but he insistedon the prior dogmas of metaphysical realism.

  2. Thoughts on Popper' s Theory of Three Worlds%波普世界3理论反思

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    穆安民; 陈文

    2001-01-01

    The paper analyzes Popper's Theory of Three Worlds, points out that its essence is the three basic concepts, that is, information, intelligence and knowledge, and calls on that we should insist on Marxism's dialectical materialism in researches on the basic theory of information studies.

  3. Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge: Annual narrative report: Calendar year 1978

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Karl E. Mundt NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1978 calendar year. The report begins with an introduction to the Refuge and...

  4. Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge: Annual narrative report: Calendar year 1979

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Karl E. Mundt NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1979 calendar year. The report begins with an introduction to the Refuge and...

  5. Karl E. Mundt National Wildlife Refuge: Annual narrative report: Calendar year 1980

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This narrative report for Karl E. Mundt NWR outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1980 calendar year. The report begins with an introduction to the Refuge and...

  6. 介于科学和哲学之间的科学哲学--基于对波普尔和费耶阿本德的思想比较%The Philosophy of Science between Science and Philosophy:Comparing the Thoughts of Popper and Feyerabend

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    2015-01-01

    波普尔与费耶阿本德均是科学哲学的代表人物,但经过哲学社会学的考察发现,这两位学者均不是专业的科学家。波普尔在讨论科学划界时所关注的“科学”更接近于人文社会科学,他所坚持的“猜想与反驳”的严格演绎逻辑其实是“普遍怀疑”的变种,因此他更多是从哲学的角度来看待科学。波普尔的严格证伪主义是缺乏内容和历史性的,费耶阿本德则把波普尔的这种逻辑推向极致,得出了怎么都行的方法论。通过梳理发现,两者所持有的社会态度和政治立场对他们的思想都产生了根本性的影响。通过对两者思想的比较,可以发现科学哲学中所存在的科学倾向和哲学倾向,这种结论迫使科学哲学重新反思自身的适用范围、目的和意义。%Karl R. Popper and Paul Feyerabend are both important scholars in the history of philosophy of science. After the inspection of their knowledge backgrounds in the view of philosophical sociology, it is found that neither of them are professional scientists. The science that Popper concerns in the discussion of the demarcation of science is much similar to humanity and social science. Strict deductive logic of"conjecture and refutations"that he adhered to is actually a"general suspicion"variant, and therefore his idea is more of a philosophical perspective on science. Popper's falsificationism lacks rigorous content and historic;while Feyerabend put this logic to the extreme and obtained a"whatever"methodology. Discussion has found that both their social attitudes and political positions had a fundamental impact on their ideas. Comparison of their respective ideas has revealed that in the philosophy of science there are scientific and philosophic tendencies, which forces the philosophy of science to rethink its scope, purpose and meaning.

  7. Centenary of Karl Jaspers's general psychopathology: implications for molecular psychiatry.

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    Thome, Johannes

    2014-01-01

    Modern molecular psychiatry benefits immensely from the scientific and technological advances of general neuroscience (including genetics, epigenetics, and proteomics). This "progress" of molecular psychiatry, however, will be to a degree "unbalanced" and "epiphytic" should the development of the corresponding theoretical frameworks and conceptualization tools that allow contextualization of the individual neuroscientific findings within the specific perspective of mental health care issues be neglected. The General Psychopathology, published by Karl Jaspers in 1913, is considered a groundbreaking work in psychiatric literature, having established psychopathology as a space of critical methodological self-reflection, and delineating a scientific methodology specific to psychiatry. With the advance of neurobiology and molecular neuroscience and its adoption in psychiatric research, however, a growing alienation between current research-oriented neuropsychiatry and the classical psychopathological literature is evident. Further, consensus-based international classification criteria, although useful for providing an internationally accepted system of reliable psychiatric diagnostic categories, further contribute to a neglect of genuinely autonomous thought on psychopathology. Nevertheless, many of the unsolved theoretical problems of psychiatry, including those in the areas of nosology, anthropology, ethics, epistemology and methodology, might be fruitfully addressed by a re-examination of classic texts, such as Jaspers's General Psychopathology, and their further development and adaptation for 21st century psychiatry.

  8. Karl Marx and the Study of Media and Culture Today

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    2014-02-01

    Full Text Available The task of this paper discusses the role of Marx in analysing media, communica-tion and culture today. An analysis of three contemporary Cultural Studies works – Lawrence Grossberg’s monograph Cultural Studies in the Future Tense, John Hartley’s monograph Digital Futures for Cultural and Media Studies and Paul Smith’s edited volume The Renewal of Cultural Studies – shows that there is an agreement that the economy needs to be taken more into account by Cultural Studies, but disagreement on which approach should be taken and what the role of Karl Marx’s works shall be. The paper argues that Marx’s labour theory of value is especially important for critically analysing the media, culture and communica-tion. Labour is still a blind spot of the study of culture and the media, although this situation is slowly improving. It is maintained that the turn away from Marx in Cultural and Media Studies was a profound mistake that should be reverted. Only an engagement with Marx can make Cultural and Media Studies topical, politically relevant, practical and critical, in the current times of global crisis and resurgent critique.

  9. Karl Pearson and eugenics: personal opinions and scientific rigor.

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    Delzell, Darcie A P; Poliak, Cathy D

    2013-09-01

    The influence of personal opinions and biases on scientific conclusions is a threat to the advancement of knowledge. Expertise and experience does not render one immune to this temptation. In this work, one of the founding fathers of statistics, Karl Pearson, is used as an illustration of how even the most talented among us can produce misleading results when inferences are made without caution or reference to potential bias and other analysis limitations. A study performed by Pearson on British Jewish schoolchildren is examined in light of ethical and professional statistical practice. The methodology used and inferences made by Pearson and his coauthor are sometimes questionable and offer insight into how Pearson's support of eugenics and his own British nationalism could have potentially influenced his often careless and far-fetched inferences. A short background into Pearson's work and beliefs is provided, along with an in-depth examination of the authors' overall experimental design and statistical practices. In addition, portions of the study regarding intelligence and tuberculosis are discussed in more detail, along with historical reactions to their work.

  10. Negative thermal expansion in hybrid improper ferroelectric Ruddlesden-Popper perovskites by symmetry trapping.

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    Senn, M S; Bombardi, A; Murray, C A; Vecchini, C; Scherillo, A; Luo, X; Cheong, S W

    2015-01-23

    We present new results on the microscopic nature of the ferroelectricity mechanisms in Ca3 Mn2O7 and Ca3Ti2O7. To the first approximation, we confirm the hybrid improper ferroelectric mechanism recently proposed by Benedek and Fennie for these Ruddlesden-Popper compounds. However, in Ca3Mn2O7 we find that there is a complex competition between lattice modes of different symmetry which leads to a phase coexistence over a large temperature range and the "symmetry trapping" of a soft mode. This trapping of the soft mode leads to a large uniaxial negative thermal expansion (NTE) reaching a maximum between 250 and 350 K (3.6×10^(-6)  K^{-1}) representing the only sizable NTE reported for these and related perovskite materials to date. Our results suggest a systematic strategy for designing and searching for ceramics with large NTE coefficients.

  11. Thermodynamic guiding principles in selective synthesis of strontium iridate Ruddlesden-Popper epitaxial films

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    Full Text Available We demonstrate the selective fabrication of Ruddlesden-Popper (RP type SrIrO3, Sr3Ir2O7, and Sr2IrO4 epitaxial thin films from a single SrIrO3 target using pulsed laser deposition (PLD. We identified that the growth conditions stabilizing each phase directly map onto the phase diagram expected from thermodynamic equilibria. This approach allows precise cation stoichiometry control as evidenced by the stabilization of single phase Sr3Ir2O7 for the first time, overcoming the close thermodynamic stability between neighboring RP phases. Despite the non-equilibrium nature of PLD, these results highlight the importance of thermodynamic guiding principles to strategically synthesize the targeted phase in complex oxide thin films.

  12. Pop goes the O2: a case of popper-induced methaemoglobinamia.

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    2012-01-01

    A 39-year-old man presented to the emergency department after falling downstairs after he consumed a large quantity of alcohol. On examination, he had altered mental state (GCS 14), central cyanosis and low oxygen saturation of 86%, despite 100% oxygen being administered. His arterial blood gas confirmed diagnosis of methaemoglobinaemia with a methaemoglobin percentage of 14.08. He was treated successfully with methylthioninium chloride. The patient later admitted to use of recreational poppers (amyl nitrates) the previous evening. The emergency physician is challenged by the presentation of a patient with altered mental state and unexplained low oxygen saturation with concurrent alcohol intoxication but must have a high index of suspicion for methaemoglobinaemia particularly with a history of recreational drug ingestion.

  13. A Generalized Information Formula as the Bridge between Shannon and Popper

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    2007-01-01

    A generalized information formula related to logical probability and fuzzy set is deduced from the classical information formula. The new information measure accords with to Popper's criterion for knowledge evolution very much. In comparison with square error criterion, the information criterion does not only reflect error of a proposition, but also reflects the particularity of the event described by the proposition. It gives a proposition with less logical probability higher evaluation. The paper introduces how to select a prediction or sentence from many for forecasts and language translations according to the generalized information criterion. It also introduces the rate fidelity theory, which comes from the improvement of the rate distortion theory in the classical information theory by replacing distortion (i.e. average error) criterion with the generalized mutual information criterion, for data compression and communication efficiency. Some interesting conclusions are obtained from the rate-fidelity fu...

  14. 100 anos da 'psicopatologia geral' de Karl Jaspers : Actas do Colóquio 100 Anos da 'Psicopatologia Geral' de Karl Jaspers

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    Publicam-se agora as Actas do Colóquio 100 ANOS DA ‘PSICOPATOLOGIA GERAL’ DE KARL JASPERS, realizado em 19 de Fevereiro de 2014 e organizado pelo Departamento de Psicologia Clínica e da Saúde do ISPA – Instituto Universitário.

  15. 波普尔的证伪主义及其科学方法论意义%Scientific Methodology of Popper' s Falsification

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    何乔立; 吴伟强; 鲍健强

    2012-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔(Kar I Popper,1902—1994)是20世纪最伟大的科学哲学家之一,其证伪主义是其整个哲学思想的重要基石。本文试图从他对归纳法的反驳角度来评价他,并从可证伪性的角度分析波普尔证伪思想的内涵。在探讨波普尔的证伪主义的思想本质的基础上,提出了科学进步需要理性的批判精神,不断否定才能发展的精神,分析了敢于犯错,正确对待错误和失败的态度和科学发展的“证实与证伪”交互的动态模式的现代价值和方法论意义。%Karl Popper(Karl Raimund Popper, 1902-1994), is the most greatest philosopher of science of 21th century, the falsifications is the foundation stone in his philosophical thought The thesis tries to evaluate the Falsifications through refute induction and analyze the connotation of Popper' s falsification thought from the point of view of falsifiability. On the basis of discussion essence thoughts of popper' s falsification, propose the spirit of rational criticism need in scientific progress, the spirit of continue to deny to develop, analyze modern value and methodology significance of the attitude of dare to make mistakes, deal with mistakes and failures correctly and the interactive dynamic model of 'verification and falsification' in scientific development.

  16. Progress in Karl Fischer coulometry using diaphragm-free cells.

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    Cedergren, A; Jonsson, S

    2001-11-15

    Different designs of a semiopen, drainable cathode compartment of a medium-sized coulometric Karl Fischer (KF) cell for the determination of water in the range 0.1-500 microg were evaluated. The main criterion for the design was to keep the resistance between the anolyte and catholyte low enough to permit the generation of currents larger than 20 mA (for an output voltage of 28 V). It was found that a good compromise between the size of this current and a minimal influence from diffusing/migrating oxidizable reduction products from the catholyte was achieved by means of an interface having a channel length and diameter of 8 and 2.1 mm, respectively (catholyte volume, approximately 1 mL). To show the general applicability of the concept, the following different types of coulometric reagents suitable for nonpolar and polar samples, as well as for samples containing active carbonyl compounds, were investigated: Hydranal Coulomat A, AD, AK, AG-H (modified with chloroform, Merck), and two homemade methanolic reagents modified with 40% (v/v) chloroform and 50% (v/v) formamide, respectively. Except for Hydranal Coulomat A, the mean value of five consecutive titrations of 50 microg water did not deviate by more than 0.2% from the expected value for all reagents. Draining after every titration was sufficient to obtain accurate results, even for Coulomat A which, when used in the commercial diaphragm-free system of Metrohm, gave values which were about 10% too high. As compared to earlier reported results for diaphragm-free coulometry, the descibed modified cell represents a significant improvement, mainly because of the high accuracy achieved for all types of reagents.

  17. 回归实践与存在的历史认识--对卡尔·波普尔关于历史唯物主义批判的辩驳%Historical Research within Practice and Being---Critique about Karl Popper’ s Criticisms on Historical Materialism

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    杨乐; 包大为; 王尚银

    2013-01-01

      一个世纪以来,关于历史唯物主义科学性的争论从未停止,尤其在20世纪中后期,以卡尔·波普尔为代表的科学实证主义的批判之影响最为深刻。只有从实证主义理论的工具理性入手,坚持历史唯物主义的科学理性与人道主义相结合的基本立场,坚持马克思主义哲学的实践辩证法之方法论,以及马克思主义的生存论建构,才能够对科学实证主义的批判作出有力的辩驳,为历史唯物主义正名,并还原历史唯物主义作为一个面向存在的实践历史观的理论内涵。%The argument about historical materialism has been lasting for over more than a century , among which Karl Popper ’ s criticisms were supposed to be the most influential theory .In order to make an effective critique towards Popper ’ s theory,as well as restore historical materialism as a practical conception of history , which always be oriented with being and future ,the basic methodology of Marxism ,including the practical dia-lectics with science rationality and humanism ,should always be insisted and applied .

  18. On Popper's Historical Non-determinism%试论波普尔的历史非决定论

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    2001-01-01

    波普尔的历史非决定论曾在西方社会产生过很大影响.波普尔反对和否认历史发展规律,否认历史发展的必然性,进而否认对历史进程的预言.正确认识波普尔的历史非决定论,有助于我们自觉地维护、发展和运用马克思主义历史决定论,使这一科学的历史哲学体系更加富有生命力和战斗力。%Popper' s Historical Non-determinism is formed and reflected in the process ofcritiizing Maxist Historical Determinism and once evoked great repercussion in Western soci-ety. Popper opposes and denies the law of the development of history and the inevitability ofthe development of history and the prophercy of the course of history. To have a correct un-derstanding of popper' s Historical Non-determinism helps us consciously defend, developand use Maxist historicel determinism and make this scientific and historical philosophy sys-tem full of vitality and combat effectiveness.

  19. Coulometric determination of trace water in active carbonyl compounds using modified Karl Fischer reagents

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    Nordin-Andersson, I.; Cedergren, A.

    1987-03-01

    Improved conditions for the coulometric determination of trace water in samples containing potentially interfering substances like aldehydes and ketones were obtained by using a formamide-based, rapidly reacting Karl Fischer reagent in which methanol was replaced by 2-methoxyethanol. The shape of the potentiometric titration curves obtained by titrating spent Karl Fischer reagents with iodine indicates a less degree of triiodide formation in the presence of formamide. The corresponding increase in iodine results in a more rapid overall reaction rate since the reaction involving iodine is much more rapid than that with triiodide. For water amounts corresponding to less than 0.1% the stoichiometry of the Karl Fischer reaction was found to be 1:1, relatively independent of the concentration of 2-methoxyethanol. For larger amounts of water this stoichiometric ratio was attained by using a reagent containing 2-methoxyethanol/formamide 80/20 (v/v), 0.6 M imidazole, and 0.4 M sulfur dioxide.

  20. The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array Sky Survey (VLASS)

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    Myers, Steven T.; Baum, S. A.; Chandler, C. J.

    2014-01-01

    The Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array is a recently completed rejuvenation of the VLA, providing observers with significantly increased continuum sensitivity and spectral survey speeds (by factors of 100 or more in select cases) from 1-50 GHz and in key bands below 1 GHz. Given the potential for new centimeter-wavelength sky surveys with this enhanced facility, the NRAO VLA Sky Survey (VLASS) has been initiated to explore the science and technical opportunities of a new large survey. A community-led Science Survey Group (SSG) will define the science program and key components of VLASS, and NRAO will support its technical design and implementation. The VLASS could start observing in early 2015, with the data available immediately with no proprietary period and science data products provided to the community in a timely manner. The new VLA can image young stars and massive black holes, measure the strength and topology of the cosmic magnetic field, follow the rapid evolution of energetic phenomena, and study the formation and evolution of stars, galaxies, AGN, and the Universe itself. We can follow the evolution of gas and galaxies and particles and fields to bridge the eras from cosmic dawn to the dawn of new worlds. To address these and other key science challenges requires the VLASS to address a number of key challenges in data management, computation, image processing, and analysis. The development and implementation of capable, efficient, and robust pipeline processing of data, and the production of a basic suite of science data products such as images and catalogs, are all high priorities for VLASS. We will describe the salient capabilities of the Jansky VLA, and highlight complementarity with multi-wavelength multi-messenger sky surveys with other facilities, ultimately leading into the era of the LSST. Exemplary VLA science and commissioning observations will illustrate these features. We will also summarize the outcome of the public NRAO VLASS Science Planning

  1. [The Hygienist Karl Roelcke, M.D. (1907-1982). Annotations to the family biography].

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    Mildenberger, Florian G

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    Volker Roelcke, the well-known historian of medicine, wrote a biographical sketch on his father's role in National Socialism. Karl Roelcke (1907-1982) was an important hygienist at the University of Heidelberg and assistant to Ernst Rodenwaldt (1878-1965). Attempts to discuss the Nazi issue with his father directly ended unsuccessfully in the 1970s. In his essay of 2014, Volker Roelcke portrayed his father as quite sophisticated, but did not mention all aspects of his work. The present essay therefore offers new insights into the person of Karl Roelcke which are not constrained by family interests.

  2. Certification of the reference material of water content in water saturated 1-octanol by Karl Fischer coulometry, Karl Fischer volumetry and quantitative nuclear magnetic resonance.

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    Wang, Haifeng; Ma, Kang; Zhang, Wei; Li, Jia; Sun, Guohua; Li, Hongmei

    2012-10-15

    Certified reference materials (CRMs) of water content are widely used in the calibration and validation of Karl Fischer coulometry and volumetry. In this study, the water content of the water saturated 1-octanol (WSO) CRM was certified by Karl Fischer coulometry, volumetry and quantitative nuclear magnetic resonance (Q NMR). The water content recovery by coulometry was 99.76% with a diaphragm-less electrode and Coulomat AG anolyte. The relative bias between the coulometry and volumetry results was 0.06%. In Q NMR, the water content of WSO is traceable to the International System (SI) of units through the purity of internal standard. The relative bias of water content in WSO between Q NMR and volumetry was 0.50%. The consistency of results for these three independent methods improves the accuracy of the certification of the RM. The certified water content of the WSO CRM was 4.76% with an expanded uncertainty of 0.09%.

  3. Karl Julius Lohnert - an unknown astronomer, experimental psychologist and teacher (German Title: Karl Julius Lohnert - ein unbekannter Astronom, experimenteller Psychologe und Lehrer)

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    Schmadel, Lutz D.; Guski-Leinwand, Susanne

    2011-08-01

    Karl Julius Lohnert (1885-1944) with his double biography as astronomer and psychologist is hardly known in both fields. As a student of astronomy in Heidelberg, Lohnert discovered a couple of minor planets and he dedicated one to his PhD supervisor, the famous Leipzig professor for philosophy, Wilhelm Wundt. This connection is discussed for the first time almost one century after the naming of (635) Vundtia. The paper elucidates some biographical stations of Lohnert.

  4. Atomic scale imaging of competing polar states in a Ruddlesden-Popper layered oxide

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    Stone, Greg; Ophus, Colin; Birol, Turan; Ciston, Jim; Lee, Che-Hui; Wang, Ke; Fennie, Craig J.; Schlom, Darrell G.; Alem, Nasim; Gopalan, Venkatraman

    2016-08-01

    Layered complex oxides offer an unusually rich materials platform for emergent phenomena through many built-in design knobs such as varied topologies, chemical ordering schemes and geometric tuning of the structure. A multitude of polar phases are predicted to compete in Ruddlesden-Popper (RP), An+1BnO3n+1, thin films by tuning layer dimension (n) and strain; however, direct atomic-scale evidence for such competing states is currently absent. Using aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy with sub-Ångstrom resolution in Srn+1TinO3n+1 thin films, we demonstrate the coexistence of antiferroelectric, ferroelectric and new ordered and low-symmetry phases. We also directly image the atomic rumpling of the rock salt layer, a critical feature in RP structures that is responsible for the competing phases; exceptional quantitative agreement between electron microscopy and density functional theory is demonstrated. The study shows that layered topologies can enable multifunctionality through highly competitive phases exhibiting diverse phenomena in a single structure.

  5. POPPER, a simple programming language for probabilistic semantic inference in medicine.

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    Robson, Barry

    2015-01-01

    Our previous reports described the use of the Hyperbolic Dirac Net (HDN) as a method for probabilistic inference from medical data, and a proposed probabilistic medical Semantic Web (SW) language Q-UEL to provide that data. Rather like a traditional Bayes Net, that HDN provided estimates of joint and conditional probabilities, and was static, with no need for evolution due to "reasoning". Use of the SW will require, however, (a) at least the semantic triple with more elaborate relations than conditional ones, as seen in use of most verbs and prepositions, and (b) rules for logical, grammatical, and definitional manipulation that can generate changes in the inference net. Here is described the simple POPPER language for medical inference. It can be automatically written by Q-UEL, or by hand. Based on studies with our medical students, it is believed that a tool like this may help in medical education and that a physician unfamiliar with SW science can understand it. It is here used to explore the considerable challenges of assigning probabilities, and not least what the meaning and utility of inference net evolution would be for a physician.

  6. Preparation of niobium based oxynitride nanosheets by exfoliation of Ruddlesden-Popper phase precursor

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    da Silva Maia, Ary; Cheviré, François; Demange, Valérie; Bouquet, Valérie; Pasturel, Mathieu; Députier, Stéphanie; Lebullenger, Ronan; Guilloux-Viry, Marylline; Tessier, Franck

    2016-04-01

    A new oxynitride Ruddlesden-Popper phase K1.6Ca2Nb3O9.4N0.6.1.1H2O was synthesized by the topochemical ammonolysis reaction at 700 °C from the oxide Dion-Jacobson phase KCa2Nb3O10 in the presence of K2CO3. The oxynitride showed good stability with a little loss of nitrogen, even after a few months of exposure to air. Its crystal structure was solved by Rietveld refinement of X-ray powder diffraction data in space group P4/mmm and considering a two-phase mixture, due to the difference in the degree of hydration, with a = 3.894(2) Å and c = 17.90(8) Å for the most hydrated phase and a = 3.927(6) Å and c = 17.09(2) Å for the less one. Optical band gaps were measured by diffuse reflectance in the UV-Visible range indicating a red shift of Eg to the visible region. The oxynitride layered perovskite was then protonated and exfoliated into nanosheets. TEM images and SAED patterns of the nanosheets proved that exfoliation was successful, showing lattice parameters quite compatible with the Rietveld refinement.

  7. Atomic scale imaging of competing polar states in a Ruddlesden–Popper layered oxide

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    Stone, Greg; Ophus, Colin; Birol, Turan; Ciston, Jim; Lee, Che-Hui; Wang, Ke; Fennie, Craig J.; Schlom, Darrell G.; Alem, Nasim; Gopalan, Venkatraman

    2016-01-01

    Layered complex oxides offer an unusually rich materials platform for emergent phenomena through many built-in design knobs such as varied topologies, chemical ordering schemes and geometric tuning of the structure. A multitude of polar phases are predicted to compete in Ruddlesden–Popper (RP), An+1BnO3n+1, thin films by tuning layer dimension (n) and strain; however, direct atomic-scale evidence for such competing states is currently absent. Using aberration-corrected scanning transmission electron microscopy with sub-Ångstrom resolution in Srn+1TinO3n+1 thin films, we demonstrate the coexistence of antiferroelectric, ferroelectric and new ordered and low-symmetry phases. We also directly image the atomic rumpling of the rock salt layer, a critical feature in RP structures that is responsible for the competing phases; exceptional quantitative agreement between electron microscopy and density functional theory is demonstrated. The study shows that layered topologies can enable multifunctionality through highly competitive phases exhibiting diverse phenomena in a single structure. PMID:27578622

  8. Crystal-chemistry guidelines for noncentrosymmetric A2BO4 Ruddlesden-Popper oxides.

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    Balachandran, Prasanna V; Puggioni, Danilo; Rondinelli, James M

    2014-01-01

    Noncentrosymmetric (NCS) phases are seldom seen in layered A2BO4 Ruddlesden-Popper (214 RP) oxides. In this work, we uncover the underlying crystallographic symmetry restrictions that enforce the spatial parity operation of inversion and then subsequently show how to lift them to achieve NCS structures. Simple octahedral distortions alone, while impacting the electronic and magnetic properties, are insufficient. We show using group theory that the condensation of two distortion modes, which describe suitable symmetry unique octahedral distortions or a combination of a single octahedral distortion with a "compositional" A or B cation ordering mode, is able to transform the centrosymmetric aristotype into a NCS structure. With these symmetry guidelines, we formulate a data-driven model founded on Bayesian inference that allows us to rationally search for combinations of A- and B-site elements satisfying the inversion symmetry lifting criterion. We describe the general methodology and apply it to 214 iridates with A(2+) cations, identifying RP-structured Ca2IrO4 as a potential NCS oxide, which we evaluate with density functional theory. We find a strong energetic competition between two closely related polar and nonpolar low-energy crystal structures in Ca2IrO4 and suggest pathways to stabilize the NCS structure.

  9. The Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment (KarLE): In Situ Geochronology for Mars and Beyond

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    Cohen, Barbara A.

    2014-01-01

    The search for life in the solar system depends upon discovering the right moments in planetary evolution: when habitable environments existed, when they declined, and when geologic processes operated to preserve traces of life after death. However, an incomplete knowledge of absolute Martian geochronology limits our ability to understand the timing of Martian evolutionary milestones, major climate changes, and stratigraphic epochs [1, 2]. Absolute dating relates these habitability markers to planetarywide geologic, atmospheric, and climate history places, and ties their occurrence to the history of the solar system, especially the Earth-Moon system and the timescale of evolution of life on Earth. KArLE is being developed to anchor the relative timeline of geological events to an absolute chronology that puts Mars into a wider solar system context. KArLE makes its measurements on rock samples that can be obtained by landers or rovers and inserted into a small, mechanically simple chamber. KArLE interrogates the samples using laser-induced breakdown spectrocopy (LIBS), mass spectrometry, and optical imaging. The KArLE experiment is flexible enough to accommodate any partner providing these instrument components, a creative approach that extends the ability of mission payloads to accomplish an additional highly-desirable science measurement for low cost and risk and minimal extra hardware.

  10. Tänapäeva tantsuteatri mitu palet / Heili Einasto, Karl Toepfer

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    Einasto, Heili

    2015-01-01

    Vestlus San Jose ülikooli professori Karl Toepferiga nüüdisaegsest Eesti tantsuteatrist - I. Tuksami "Vassilissa", E. Tubina ja M Kesleri "Kratt", T. Olleski jt. "HTK", G. Reynoldsi ja S. Stubbsi "Gatsby", N. Rota ja G. Madia "La Dolce Vita", A. Toikka "Faust"

  11. Recalling Karl Jaspers' Classic: The Idea of the University. IHE Perspectives.

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    Fincher, Cameron

    This essay revisits Karl Jaspers' classic, "The Idea of the University." Jaspers was reinstated as president of Heidelberg University in 1945, and he presided over its rebuilding. His book, "The Idea of the University," written in 1946, was published in English 13 years later. It interprets an ideal of the university and emphasizes the purposes…

  12. Vendade Karl ja Artur Säre elukäigu salaniidistik / Valdur Ohmann

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    Ohmann, Valdur

    2003-01-01

    EKP I sekretäri Karl Säre ja tema vanema venna Artur Säre (Männi) elu ja tegevuse ülevaade. Artur Säre oli NSVL poliitilise esinduse teenistuses Hiina RV, NSVL Välisasjade Rahvakomissariaadi ja ENSV Ministrite Nõukogu juures

  13. Problematizing the "Taken for Granted" in Educational Issues: Karl Marx, Antonio Gramsci, and Michel Foucault.

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    Qi, Jie

    This paper explores how educators would raise different questions about educational issues by using Karl Marx's framework, Antonio Gramsci's conception, and Michel Foucault's notions, respectively. First, the paper compares the historical perspectives of Marx and Foucault. Marx concludes that history is a progressive linear production and that…

  14. USA presidendi üks peamisi nõunikke Karl Rove lahkub ametist / Kaivo Kopli

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    Kopli, Kaivo

    2007-01-01

    1993. aastast praeguse USA presidendi George B. Bushiga koos töötanud Karl Rove lahkub ametist perekonna huvides. K. Rove on uurimise all olnud seoses CIA agendi Valerie Plame'i paljastamisega, Senati komitee kuulas teda üle kaheksa föderaalprokuröri vallandamise uurimise raames

  15. El huracán Karl: concepciones sobre su origen en una comunidad de Veracruz

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    Arturo Marinero Heredia; María José García Oramas

    2015-01-01

    ... por el huracán Karl en 2010, en el municipio de La Antigua, Veracruz. Los datos se obtuvieron de entrevistas a informantes claves y grupos focales, además de la revisión de notas periodísticas...

  16. Karl Ristikivi rändav Arkaadia / Janika Kronberg, Brita Melts

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    Kronberg, Janika, 1963-

    2012-01-01

    Artikkel jälgib Arkaadia-motiivi arengut Karl Ristikivi loomingus, toetudes nii autori poolt läbikäidud maastikele kui ka kunstikriitiku ja teoreetiku Simon Schama töödele. Käsitletakse ka Arkaadia motiivi Euroopa kultuuriloos

  17. Lidar - nesbõvshajasja estonskaja "nokia" / Karl Rebane ; interv. Julia Rodina

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    Rebane, Karl, 1926-2007

    2006-01-01

    Eesti NSV teadlaste poolt välja töötatud laserseade lidar, seadme ehitamisest, töötamise põhimõttest ja kasutusvaldkonnast. Akadeemik Karl Rebase sõnul ei oleks sellise ulatusega Läänemere saastamist juhtunud, kui Eestil oleks normaalne ökoloogilise kontrolli süsteem. Poliitikute suhtumisest kodumaise teaduse arengusse

  18. Ideal i realnost : Karl von Gershelman - poet-hudozhnik / Mai Levin

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    Levin, Mai, 1942-

    2005-01-01

    Eesti päritolu kunstniku Elisabeth Rosendorff-Hoerschelmanni (1898-1984) ja Eestiga seotud kunstniku ja kirjaniku Karl von Hoerschelmanni (1899-1951) elust ja loomingust. 2004. a. augustis-oktoobris oli kunstnike tööde näitus Adamson-Ericu muuseumis

  19. Ideal i realnost : Karl von Gershelman - poet-hudozhnik / Mai Levin

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    Levin, Mai, 1942-

    2005-01-01

    Eesti päritolu kunstniku Elisabeth Rosendorff-Hoerschelmanni (1898-1984) ja Eestiga seotud kunstniku ja kirjaniku Karl von Hoerschelmanni (1899-1951) elust ja loomingust. 2004. a. augustis-oktoobris oli kunstnike tööde näitus Adamson-Ericu muuseumis

  20. Karl Marx in One Lesson (1818-1883). Series on Public Issues No. 6.

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    Pejovich, Steve

    This booklet, one of a series intended to apply economic principles to major social and political issues of the day, starts from the premise that Marxism is a threat to our way of life and offers a critique of fundamental components of the social movement Marx created. The first of six subsections focuses on sources of influence on Karl Marx…

  1. Urea as the basic component in pyridine-free Karl Fischer reagent

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    Bos, M.

    1984-01-01

    A solution of urea, sulphur dioxide and sodium salicylate in methanol is proposed as the solvent in the Karl Fischer titration, with a separate iodine solution as titrant. Comparison of the performance of this solvent with that of some commercial reagents shows that it is has distinct advantages for

  2. Lidar - nesbõvshajasja estonskaja "nokia" / Karl Rebane ; interv. Julia Rodina

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    Rebane, Karl, 1926-2007

    2006-01-01

    Eesti NSV teadlaste poolt välja töötatud laserseade lidar, seadme ehitamisest, töötamise põhimõttest ja kasutusvaldkonnast. Akadeemik Karl Rebase sõnul ei oleks sellise ulatusega Läänemere saastamist juhtunud, kui Eestil oleks normaalne ökoloogilise kontrolli süsteem. Poliitikute suhtumisest kodumaise teaduse arengusse

  3. Reaction rates between water and some modified rapidly-reacting Karl Fischer reagents.

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    Cedergren, A

    1978-04-01

    Rate constants were determined for the reaction between water and various modified Karl Fischer reagents containing formamide, dimethylformamide or N-methylformamide. It was shown that the reaction rate can be increased by a factor of 100 by using a reagent containing 40% v/v formamide in pyridine compared to that obtained by use of the conventional methanolic reagent.

  4. 17. oktoober 1905 - 1. märts 1917 / Karl Ast Rumor

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    Ast Rumor, Karl

    2007-01-01

    Üheteistkümneaastasest perioodist Karl Asti tagasivaatava isikliku pilgu läbi. Autor vabanes Riia vanglast oktoobrimanifesti põhjal. Ees ootasid uued vangistused. K. Asti isiklik mälestus Aleksandr Kerenskist. Varem ilmunud : "Pealinna Teataja" 9. märts 1917, nr. 3

  5. Developement of the Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment (KArLE) for In Situ Geochronology

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    Cohen, Barbara A.

    2012-01-01

    Absolute dating of planetary samples is an essential tool to establish the chronology of geological events, including crystallization history, magmatic evolution, and alteration. Thus far, radiometric geochronology of planetary samples has only been accomplishable in terrestrial laboratories on samples from dedicated sample return missions and meteorites. In situ instruments to measure rock ages have been proposed, but none have yet reached TRL 6, because isotopic measurements with sufficient resolution are challenging. We have begun work under the NASA Planetary Instrument Definition and Development Program (PIDDP) to develop the Potassium (K) - Argon Laser Experiment (KArLE), a novel combination of several flight-proven components that will enable accurate KAr isochron dating of planetary rocks. KArLE will ablate a rock sample, measure the K in the plasma state using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS), measure the liberated Ar using quadrupole mass spectrometry (QMS), and relate the two by measuring the volume of the abated pit using a optical methods such as a vertical scanning interferometer (VSI). Our preliminary work indicates that the KArLE instrument will be capable of determining the age of several kinds of planetary samples to 100 Myr, sufficient to address a wide range of geochronology problems in planetary science. Additional benefits derive from the fact that each KArLE component achieves analyses common to most planetary surface missions.

  6. Tänapäeva tantsuteatri mitu palet / Heili Einasto, Karl Toepfer

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    Einasto, Heili

    2015-01-01

    Vestlus San Jose ülikooli professori Karl Toepferiga nüüdisaegsest Eesti tantsuteatrist - I. Tuksami "Vassilissa", E. Tubina ja M Kesleri "Kratt", T. Olleski jt. "HTK", G. Reynoldsi ja S. Stubbsi "Gatsby", N. Rota ja G. Madia "La Dolce Vita", A. Toikka "Faust"

  7. 17. oktoober 1905 - 1. märts 1917 / Karl Ast Rumor

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    Ast Rumor, Karl

    2007-01-01

    Üheteistkümneaastasest perioodist Karl Asti tagasivaatava isikliku pilgu läbi. Autor vabanes Riia vanglast oktoobrimanifesti põhjal. Ees ootasid uued vangistused. K. Asti isiklik mälestus Aleksandr Kerenskist. Varem ilmunud : "Pealinna Teataja" 9. märts 1917, nr. 3

  8. Mineviku kummitused : Stasi arhiivist leiti Karl-Heinz Kurrase aktid / Aino Siebert

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    Siebert, Aino

    2009-01-01

    On ilmsiks tulnud dokumendid, mis tõestavad, et Saksa DV Riikliku Julgeolekuministeeriumi agent Karl-Heinz Kurras tappis Lääne-Berliinis Iraani monarhi visiidi ajal 1967. aasta 2. juunil toimunud meeleavalduste käigus üliõpilase Benno Ohnesorgi

  9. Conjeturas y modelos: acerca de K. Popper y la teoría económica

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    García Bermejo Ochoa, Juan Carlos; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid

    2013-01-01

    En este trabajo se comparan con la perspectiva falsacionista tres formas de entender y de hacer la teoría económica. Desde una concepción empirista y realista como la de Popper, la falta de realismo de los escenarios descritos por las hipótesis teóricas, solo puede significar una deficiencia a corregir o, en el peor de los casos, un mal necesario. Sin embargo, la teoría no solo ha seguido manteniendo las hipótesis y las nociones de racionalidad y deequilibrio, sino que ha llegado a convertir ...

  10. Structural phase transitions in Ruddlesden-Popper phases of strontium titanate: {\\em ab initio} and inhomogeneous Ginzburg-Landau approaches

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    Lee, Jeehye

    2010-01-01

    We present the first systematic {\\em ab initio} study of anti-ferrodistortive (AFD) order in Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phases of strontium titanate, Sr$_{1+n}$Ti$_n$O$_{3n+1}$, as a function of both compressive epitaxial strain and phase number $n$. We find all RP phases to exhibit AFD order under a significant range of strains, recovering the bulk AFD order as $\\sim 1/n^2$. A Ginzburg-Landau Hamiltonian generalized to include inter-octahedral interactions reproduces our {\\em ab initio} results well, opening a pathway to understanding other nanostructured perovskite systems.

  11. Three-dimensional electronic structures and the metal-insulator transition in Ruddlesden-Popper iridates

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    Yamasaki, A.; Fujiwara, H.; Tachibana, S.; Iwasaki, D.; Higashino, Y.; Yoshimi, C.; Nakagawa, K.; Nakatani, Y.; Yamagami, K.; Aratani, H.; Kirilmaz, O.; Sing, M.; Claessen, R.; Watanabe, H.; Shirakawa, T.; Yunoki, S.; Naitoh, A.; Takase, K.; Matsuno, J.; Takagi, H.; Sekiyama, A.; Saitoh, Y.

    2016-09-01

    In this study, we systematically investigate three-dimensional (3D) momentum (ℏ k )-resolved electronic structures of Ruddlesden-Popper-type iridium oxides Srn +1IrnO3 n +1 using soft-x-ray (SX) angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES). Our results provide direct evidence of an insulator-to-metal transition that occurs upon increasing the dimensionality of the IrO2-plane structure. This transition occurs when the spin-orbit-coupled jeff=1 /2 band changes its behavior in the dispersion relation and moves across the Fermi energy. In addition, an emerging band along the Γ (0,0,0)-R (π ,π ,π ) direction is found to play a crucial role in the metallic characteristics of SrIrO3. By scanning the photon energy over 350 eV, we reveal the 3D Fermi surface in SrIrO3 and kz-dependent oscillations of photoelectron intensity in Sr3Ir2O7 . In contrast to previously reported results obtained using low-energy photons, folded bands derived from lattice distortions and/or magnetic ordering make significantly weak (but finite) contributions to the k -resolved photoemission spectrum. At the first glance, this leads to the ambiguous result that the observed k -space topology is consistent with the unfolded Brillouin zone (BZ) picture derived from a nonrealistic simple square or cubic Ir lattice. Through careful analysis, we determine that a superposition of the folded and unfolded band structures has been observed in the ARPES spectra obtained using photons in both ultraviolet and SX regions. To corroborate the physics deduced using low-energy ARPES studies, we propose to utilize SX-ARPES as a powerful complementary technique, as this method surveys more than one whole BZ and provides a panoramic view of electronic structures.

  12. Karl Marx, un periodista en la Era del Capital. Apuntes para una investigación

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    Espinoza Pino, Mario

    2014-06-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this article is to criticize the traditional representation of Karl Marx’s journalistic works, usually forgotten by a misleading canon that assumes his articles only as a minor work. One of the problems of this traditional conception is that it dissociates his theoretical and economic contributions from the historical development of the author’s thought (and also from its material roots. We will try to point the importance of Karl Marx’s mature journalism in two areas: in the construction of the central concepts of his critic against the capitalist mode of production (surplus value, a multilineal historical perspective, a global description of the world market, etc. and in the production of political cartographies to intervene in the class conflict. This article poses several hypothesis and tentative affirmations about Karl Marx’s journalism that may serve as a point of departure for a critical research.El objetivo de este artículo es criticar la representación tradicional del trabajo periodístico de Karl Marx, habitualmente olvidado por un canon engañoso que sólo asume sus artículos al precio de convertirlos en una obra menor. Uno de los problemas de esta concepción tradicional es que disocia sus contribuciones teóricas y económicas del desarrollo histórico del pensamiento del autor (y también de sus raíces materiales. Intentaremos señalar la importancia del periodismo maduro de Karl Marx en dos áreas: en la construcción de los conceptos centrales de su crítica contra el capitalismo (plusvalor, un enfoque histórico multilineal, una descripción global del mercado mundial, etc. y en la producción de cartografías políticas para intervenir en el conflicto de clases. Este artículo plantea varias hipótesis y afirmaciones tentativas sobre el periodismo de Karl Marx que pueden servir como punto de partida de una investigación crítica.

  13. Cause of the Effect Produced by Karl Popper's Historic Indeterminism%波普尔"历史非决定论"思想产生影响的原因探析

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    易杰雄

    2008-01-01

    作为批判理性主义最著名的代表人物卡尔·波普尔,其一生主要的精力都放在批判马克思主义的唯物史观特别是他的历史决定论上.波普尔对马克思主义历史决定论的驳斥,即他的"历史非决定论"思想从总体上讲是站不住脚的.但他的这些错误思想在世界上却产生了广泛的影响,在人们中间得到了相当广泛的认同.究其原因,我认为这首先与国际共产主义运动的理论与实践本身存在严重问题有关;其次与他批判的特点有关--用貌似纯科学的方法作纯学术的批判;三是其批判锋芒所指虽然也包括马克思主义的唯物史观,但主要是指17-18世纪历史决定论,特别是指被教条化、庸俗化和曲解了的马克思主义的社会历史理论;更深层的原因是,马克思主义的历史决定论是在实践中运用辩证逻辑概括出来的,而波普尔的批判主要运用的是形式逻辑和自然科学的方法,这样的逻辑和方法是人们通常比较容易理解和接受的方法.

  14. The prejudice of "open society"--Comments on Karl Popper's Open Society%"开放社会"的偏见--卡尔·波普《开放社会及其敌人》评析

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    陈海平; 刘保春

    2002-01-01

    是当代西方哲学家卡尔·波普的政治哲学的主要代表作.它向人们展现了一幅"开放社会"的美好蓝图.然而,透过现象我们却发现,其中有许多歪曲和偏见,当然也有某些可取之处.

  15. 卡尔·波普尔的第三世界理论及现代意义%The Third World Theory of Karl Popper and Its Modern Sense

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    崔诚亮

    2008-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔是现代西方最伟大的科学哲学家之一,他提出的第三世界理论在西方哲学界和科学界引起了强烈的反响.文章试图从第三世界理论的内涵、客观性、自主性、实在性等特征对其进行透视,从认识论、知识经济等方面揭示其理论创新和现实意义.

  16. Dualism of "Fact" and "Value" in Karl Popper's Critical Reason%波普尔的批判理性主义的"事实"与"价值"二元论

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    张云鹏

    2005-01-01

    波普尔认为,以柏拉图、黑格尔、马克思为代表的历史决定论把"是"与"应当"混在一起,是事实与价值一元论,在理论方法上是错误的.波普尔本人主张事实与价值的二元论,认为无论历史还是外在自然都不能替我们决定什么、选择什么,道德决定不可能从社会事实或对这些事实的描述中推导出来,而是源于我们的自由选择.对"休谟问题"中的"事实"与"应当",马克思持一元论和二元论的辩证观点,由此坚持了历史决定论中的辩证法.

  17. On the Philosophical Meanings of "Virtual Technology"--Based on the Analysis of Karl. Poppers 'Theree Worlds Theory'%“虚拟技术”在“三个世界”中的位置

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    张雷

    2003-01-01

    本文总结和分析了几种对虚拟技术的主要定义,认为:卡尔@波普尔的"三个世界"理论,可以用来认识和把握技术的涵义,虚拟技术作为一种特殊的技术存在形态,其本身不是虚拟的,它是以网络技术、多媒体技术等具有物理实体的信息技术为物质基础,建构虚拟场域的技术中介手段.我们应该从多角度、全面地认识虚拟技术的哲学意蕴.

  18. On the academic innovation in the viewpoint of Karl Popper's critical idealism%波普尔批判理性主义视域中的学术创新

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    唐松林; 王静

    2007-01-01

    波普尔批判理性主义把理论系统的可证伪性作为科学与非科学的划界标准,主张科学知识依靠人的批判理性而发展,猜测和反驳成为学术的基本方法.其所具有的学术创新功能是:信奉怀疑与批判是研究过程的本质,消解迷信学术权威的教条主义,还原人人都是研究主体的学术生态环境;其所引发的学术价值取向是:实用与创新是学术的逻辑起点,学术自觉与学者自立是学术的基本人格,"批判问题"与"容忍错误"是学术的基本范式.

  19. 卡尔·波普的科学哲学对进化生物学的影响%Evaluating Karl Popper's Philosophy of Science Influence on Evolutionary Biology

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    傅静

    2002-01-01

    卡尔·波普是为数不多的对科学界有重大影响的科学哲学家之一.但是,他从早期到晚年的关于进化生物学的言论严重阻碍了进化生物学的发展,他把进化论作为一个形而上学的研究纲领导致了许多科学家对进化论的误解,他否认进化定律的存在从而否认了进化生物学的科学地位.同时,我们指出了他关于进化论的新见解并没有任何新意.

  20. 波普历史非决定论思想的证立逻辑及其批判%On the Logic of Argumentation and its Criticism of Karl Popper's Non-Historicism

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    赵庆元; 姜惠莉

    2008-01-01

    波普以证伪主义科学知识增长模式为逻辑支柱的历史非决定论思想是现代西方历史哲学中独具特色的一支.通过对猜测-反驳方法极端否定证实的逻辑学分析和对科学知识内在规律的科学揭示,深刻地批判了波普的历史非决定论思想,说明了历史决定论的深刻基础只能是人们的"实际生活过程".

  1. Roosna-Alliku mõisa häärber / Karl Kolopka, Nele Rohtla, Johann Schultz

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    Kolopka, Karl

    2004-01-01

    12 ill.; peahoone ehitati Johann Schultzi kavandite järgi, siseinterjööri ilmestava Louis XVI stiilis stukitöö tegi Karl Kolopka, häärber restaureeriti Nele Rohtla (OÜ Mõisaprojekt) suunamisel

  2. Popper's Critique of Heraclitus%论波普尔对赫拉克利特的批判

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    陈智勇

    2015-01-01

    波普尔将赫拉克利特当作历史主义早期理论家之一,他对历史主义的批判即是从赫拉克利特开始。波普尔将赫拉克利特的辩证法思想归结为两个主观点“宇宙的变化和隐藏的命运”,却不从哲学史发展角度来分析这两个观点,完全曲解了赫拉克利特辩证法的重要意义。%Popper believes that Heraclitus is one of the early theorists of historicism.His critique of historicism is starting from Heraclitus.Popper thinks Heraclitus’ dialectic includes two main aspects____the change of the universe and the hidden fate.but his analysis is not from the philosophical perspective of the history, and it completely misinterprets the significance of Heraclitus’ dialectic.

  3. Der Briefwechsel zwischen Alexander von Humboldt und Karl Ernst von Baer

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    Thomas Schmuck

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available Zusammenfassung Der kurze, nicht vollständig erhaltene Briefwechsel zwischen Alexander von Humboldt und Karl Ernst von Baer behandelt sehr verschiedene Themen: Politik, Kriegsgefahr, den Wissenschaftsbetrieb, Auszeichnungen und Tagungen, Embryologie und Cholera. Gemeinsam mit Briefen und Reden ergibt sich dabei ein differenziertes Bild der Beurteilung der beiden Wissenschaftler durch den jeweils anderen. Während Baer sich als Bewunderer Humboldts erweist, erscheint umgekehrt Humboldts Einschätzung Baers als ambivalent. Abstract The short, not completely preserved correspondence between Alexander von Humboldt and Karl Ernst von Baer deals with a wide range of subjects: politics and the danger of war, academic activities, scientific awards and conferences, aspects of embryology and the cholera. Letters to third persons and speeches, together with the correspondence between Humboldt and Baer show a differentiated pattern of mutual appraisal: While Baer always remained an admirer of the elder naturalist, Humboldt’s estimation was characterized by ambivalence.

  4. The Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment (KArLE): In Situ Geochronology for Planetary Robotic Missions

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    Cohen, Barbara

    2016-01-01

    The Potassium (K) - Argon (Ar) Laser Experiment (KArLE) will make in situ noble-gas geochronology measurements aboard planetary robotic landers and roverss. Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) is used to measure the K abun-dance in a sample and to release its noble gases; the evolved Ar is measured by mass spectrometry (MS); and rela-tive K content is related to absolute Ar abundance by sample mass, determined by optical measurement of the ablated volume. KArLE measures a whole-rock K-Ar age to 10% or better for rocks 2 Ga or older, sufficient to resolve the absolute age of many planetary samples. The LIBS-MS approach is attractive because the analytical components have been flight proven, do not require further technical development, and provide complementary measurements as well as in situ geochronology.

  5. Karl Menningu (ja iseenese) päästmiseks / Ants Hein

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    2008-01-01

    Vastuseks Karin Hallas-Murula arvustusele "Maja, mis on sümbol" (Sirp, 2007, 5. X, lk. 13) ja Mait Väljase arvustusele "Iseolemise algus arhitektuuris" (Maja, 2008, nr. 1, lk. 86-87) oma 2007. a. ilmunud raamatust "Maja kui sümbol : Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi hoone Tartus" kohta. Georg Hellati ja Karl Menningu osalusest EÜS-i hoone sünniloos. Frank Lloyd Wrightist kui võimalikust eeskujuandjast

  6. Modification of Karl Fischer Method for Determination of Water in light Petroleum Products Including Aviation Fuels

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    R. C. Misra

    1971-04-01

    Full Text Available Classical Karl Fischer method has been modified so as to make it suitable for determining free and dissolved water present in aviation fuels in excess of 10 ppm which is considered as limiting concentration value for safe fueling of aircrafts particularly in the arduous climatic conditions as encountered in military operations. The modified method employed a special ethylene glyccl solvent mixture and another water saturated fuel sample as blank.

  7. Karl Menningu (ja iseenese) päästmiseks / Ants Hein

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    2008-01-01

    Vastuseks Karin Hallas-Murula arvustusele "Maja, mis on sümbol" (Sirp, 2007, 5. X, lk. 13) ja Mait Väljase arvustusele "Iseolemise algus arhitektuuris" (Maja, 2008, nr. 1, lk. 86-87) oma 2007. a. ilmunud raamatust "Maja kui sümbol : Eesti Üliõpilaste Seltsi hoone Tartus" kohta. Georg Hellati ja Karl Menningu osalusest EÜS-i hoone sünniloos. Frank Lloyd Wrightist kui võimalikust eeskujuandjast

  8. Tim, Jan Lucas ja Karl Robert - vennad üheks kuuks / Maris Laurits

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    2009-01-01

    Rakvere Teatri suvelavastuse "Vennad Lõvisüdamed" kaks Karli osatäitjat Jan Lucas Videvik ja Tim Leesnurm ning Joonatani osatäitja Karl Robert Saaremäe tegid Loksal Kaldmaa talus ratsasõiduproove. Üllar Saaremäe lavastuse "Vennad Lõvisüdamed" (Astrid Lindgreni samanimelise jutustuse järgi) esietendus on 11. juunil Rakvere teatri taga aias

  9. Den første Karl Gustav-krig 1657-58

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    Olden-Jørgensen, Sebastian

    2008-01-01

    Artiklen diskuterer den første Karl Gustav-krig i forskellige persketiver og konkluderer, at krigen ikke bør opfattes som et dårligt forberedt og uigennemtænkt forsøg på dansk revanche inden for rammerne af en nordisk rivalisering, men snarere som  en velovervejet satsning og et led i den dansk-s...

  10. Karl E. Weickの組織化概念の基礎的検討

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    2011-01-01

    In The Social Psychology of Organizing, 2nd edition, Karl E. Weiek described an organizing theory based on flows, changes, connections, interdependence, and social interaction. This paper examined the definition and process of organizing proposed by Weick. The process of organizing and how organization emerges in Weick's book are discussed. Organizing was defined by Weick as a consensually validated grammar for reducing equivoeality by means of sensible interlocked behaviors. Weick showed tha...

  11. Tim, Jan Lucas ja Karl Robert - vennad üheks kuuks / Maris Laurits

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    2009-01-01

    Rakvere Teatri suvelavastuse "Vennad Lõvisüdamed" kaks Karli osatäitjat Jan Lucas Videvik ja Tim Leesnurm ning Joonatani osatäitja Karl Robert Saaremäe tegid Loksal Kaldmaa talus ratsasõiduproove. Üllar Saaremäe lavastuse "Vennad Lõvisüdamed" (Astrid Lindgreni samanimelise jutustuse järgi) esietendus on 11. juunil Rakvere teatri taga aias

  12. Ventilated external walls, constructed based on the building physics principles developed by Karl Gertis.; Hinterlueftete Aussenwaende, konstruiert aufgrund der von Karl Gertis erarbeiteten bauphysikalischen Grundlagen

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    Cziesielski, Erich [CRP Bauingenieure GmbH, Berlin (Germany)

    2008-12-15

    In his postdoctoral thesis Karl Gertis described the basic principles of the function and the geometric boundary conditions for the construction of ventilated external walls. The proposed revision of DIN 18516-1:2008-09 will again based on the fundamental results of his work. Meanwhile, further work has been carried out on various aspects, including the work by Janser and Marquardt on wind load assumptions and the corrosion-inhibiting effect of ventilated external walls. Ventilated external facings can be retrofitted to damaged walls in large-panel buildings to improve thermal insulation, as a remedial measure for joint defects, and in order to improve corrosion protection. This paper discusses the physical mechanisms relating to wind load reduction and corrosion protection. (Abstract Copyright [2008], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.) [German] Die grundlegende Arbeit ueber die Wirkungsweise und die geometrischen Randbedingungen bei der Konstruktion hinterluefteter Aussenwandkonstruktionen hat Karl Gertis mit seiner Habilitationsschrift verfasst. Auch in der geplanten Neufassung von DIN 18516-1:2008-09 wird auf die grundlegenden Ergebnisse seiner Arbeit unveraendert zugegriffen werden. Weiterfuehrende Arbeiten wurden unter anderem ueber die anzusetzenden Windlastannahmen und die korrosionshemmende Wirkung hinterluefteter Aussenwaende von Janser und Marquardt durchgefuehrt. Durch die nachtraegliche Montage von hinterluefteten Aussenwandkonstruktionen auf die geschaedigten Waende des Grosstafelbaus kann sowohl die Waermedaemmung verbessert werden als auch eine Sanierung der Fugen erfolgen; insbesondere wird aber durch das Aufbringen hinterluefteter Aussenwandkonstruktionen der Korrosionsschutz wesentlich verbessert. Im Folgenden werden die Wirkmechanismen hinsichtlich der Reduzierung der Windlast und des Korrosionsschutzes beschrieben. (Abstract Copyright [2008], Wiley Periodicals, Inc.)

  13. Twee vroeë reaksies van Gereformeerde kant op Karl Barth

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    B. J. Engelbrecht

    1986-06-01

    Full Text Available In 1919 het die eerste uitgawe van die epogmakende “Romerbrief” van Karl Barth verskyn. Van die tweede druk in 1922 sê hy dat “kein Stein mehr auf dem andem” gelaat is nie. So opspraakwekkend was hierdie boek dat in 1929 die 5de druk van die tweede, radikaal-hersiene uitgawe verskyn het. Intussen het nog ander werke van Barth en selfs oor Barth verskyn. 0ns noem o.a. sy Der Christ in der Gesellschaft (1920; Das Wort Gottes und die Theologie (1924; Vom Christlichen Leben (1926; Auferstehung der Toten (2. Aufl. 1927, sy preke saam met Eduard Thurneysen Komm Schopfer Geist, (Dritt Aufl., 7-9 Tausend(! 1926. Maar 1927 was veral belangrik vanweë die verskyning van Barth se eerste Dogmatiekboek: “Die Christliche Dogmatik im Entwurf. 1 Die Lehre vom Worte Gottes. Prolegomena zur Christlichen Dogmatik” . Voor dié datum het dwarsoor die wêreld, maar ook in Nederland wye reaksie op sy teologie ontstaan. In 1926 skryf Max Strauch sy “Theologie Karl Barth’s”, terwyl Haitjema in Nederland ook in 1926 sy Barth boek die lig laat sien (Prof. dr. Th. L. Haitjema, Karl Barth, Wageningen 1926. Ander Nederlanders wat gereageer het, was drr. A. H. de Hartog, V. Hepp, Ph. Kohnstamm en di. D. Tromp en 0. Noordmans.

  14. High-efficiency two-dimensional Ruddlesden-Popper perovskite solar cells

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    Tsai, Hsinhan; Nie, Wanyi; Blancon, Jean-Christophe; Stoumpos, Constantinos C.; Asadpour, Reza; Harutyunyan, Boris; Neukirch, Amanda J.; Verduzco, Rafael; Crochet, Jared J.; Tretiak, Sergei; Pedesseau, Laurent; Even, Jacky; Alam, Muhammad A.; Gupta, Gautam; Lou, Jun; Ajayan, Pulickel M.; Bedzyk, Michael J.; Kanatzidis, Mercouri G.; Mohite, Aditya D.

    2016-08-01

    Three-dimensional organic-inorganic perovskites have emerged as one of the most promising thin-film solar cell materials owing to their remarkable photophysical properties, which have led to power conversion efficiencies exceeding 20 per cent, with the prospect of further improvements towards the Shockley-Queisser limit for a single-junction solar cell (33.5 per cent). Besides efficiency, another critical factor for photovoltaics and other optoelectronic applications is environmental stability and photostability under operating conditions. In contrast to their three-dimensional counterparts, Ruddlesden-Popper phases—layered two-dimensional perovskite films—have shown promising stability, but poor efficiency at only 4.73 per cent. This relatively poor efficiency is attributed to the inhibition of out-of-plane charge transport by the organic cations, which act like insulating spacing layers between the conducting inorganic slabs. Here we overcome this issue in layered perovskites by producing thin films of near-single-crystalline quality, in which the crystallographic planes of the inorganic perovskite component have a strongly preferential out-of-plane alignment with respect to the contacts in planar solar cells to facilitate efficient charge transport. We report a photovoltaic efficiency of 12.52 per cent with no hysteresis, and the devices exhibit greatly improved stability in comparison to their three-dimensional counterparts when subjected to light, humidity and heat stress tests. Unencapsulated two-dimensional perovskite devices retain over 60 per cent of their efficiency for over 2,250 hours under constant, standard (AM1.5G) illumination, and exhibit greater tolerance to 65 per cent relative humidity than do three-dimensional equivalents. When the devices are encapsulated, the layered devices do not show any degradation under constant AM1.5G illumination or humidity. We anticipate that these results will lead to the growth of single-crystalline, solution

  15. A contribuição de Karl Polanyi para a sociologia do desenvolvimento rural The contribution of Karl Polanyi for the rural development sociology

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    2011-08-01

    Full Text Available O ensaio aborda a importância da redescoberta do pensamento de Karl Polanyi e de sua crítica à "sociedade de mercado" na retomada dos estudos e debates sobre o desenvolvimento (rural. Após uma apresentação geral do quadro teórico e analítico de Polanyi, buscamos utilizar seus conceitos para interpretar a dinâmica da mercantilização dos meios de vida e das formas sociais de trabalho e produção no espaço rural, bem como dos sistemas agroalimentares no capitalismo contemporâneo. Com base nestas proposições, refletimos sobre o papel dos atores sociais e das instituições nos processos de mudança social em geral e os de desenvolvimento rural em particular. Finalizamos, propondo algumas potencialidades dessa abordagem para os estudos sobre desenvolvimento rural no Brasil.The essay deals with the importance of the rediscovery of Karl Polanyi's thinking and of his criticism of the "market society" in resuming (rural development studies and debates. Following an overall presentation of Polanyi's theoretical and analytical framework, we look for using his concepts to interpret the commoditization dynamics of the rural livelihoods and the social forms of labor and production in the rural space, as well as the commoditization of the agri-food systems in the contemporary capitalism. Based on these statements, we reflect about the role of social actors and institutions in the processes of social change at large and of rural development in particular. And, finally, we propose some potentialities of this approach for the rural development studies in Brazil.

  16. Effect of Cu doping on the magnetic and electrical properties of n=2 Ruddlesden-Popper manganates

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    Si Ji-Wei; Cao Qing-Qi; Gu Ben-Xi; Du You-Wei

    2005-01-01

    A series of polycrystalline Cu-doped n=2 Ruddlesden-Popper manganates La1.2Sr1.sCuxMn(2-x)O7 (x=0, 0.04,0.13) were synthesized by the solid state reaction method. The effect of Cu doping on the magnetic and transport properties has been studied. It is found that Cu substitution for Mn greatly affects the magnetic and electrical properties of the parent phase La1.2Sr1.8Mn2O7. With the increase of Cu content, the system undergoes a transition from longrange ferromagnetic order to the spin glass state and further to an antiferromagnetic order. A little of Cu dopant can lead to the samples showing semiconductor or insulator behaviour in the whole observed temperature range while the parent phase has a metal-insulator transition. These samples show colossal magnetoresistance at low temperatures and the value of it decreases with increasing Cu content.

  17. Inversion symmetry breaking by oxygen octahedral rotations in the Ruddlesden-Popper NaRTiO4 family.

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    Akamatsu, Hirofumi; Fujita, Koji; Kuge, Toshihiro; Sen Gupta, Arnab; Togo, Atsushi; Lei, Shiming; Xue, Fei; Stone, Greg; Rondinelli, James M; Chen, Long-Qing; Tanaka, Isao; Gopalan, Venkatraman; Tanaka, Katsuhisa

    2014-05-01

    Rotations of oxygen octahedra are ubiquitous, but they cannot break inversion symmetry in simple perovskites. However, in a layered oxide structure, this is possible, as we demonstrate here in A-site ordered Ruddlesden-Popper NaRTiO4 (R denotes rare-earth metal), previously believed to be centric. By revisiting this series via synchrotron x-ray diffraction, optical second-harmonic generation, piezoresponse force microscopy, and first-principles phonon calculations, we find that the low-temperature phase belongs to the acentric space group P42(1)m, which is piezoelectric and nonpolar. The mechanism underlying this large new family of acentric layered oxides is prevalent, and could lead to many more families of acentric oxides.

  18. Synthesis and characterization of Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) type phase LaSr2MnCrO7

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    Devinder Singh; Rajinder Singh

    2010-11-01

    New Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) type phase LaSr2MnCrO7 has been synthesized by ceramic method. Rietveld profile analysis shows that the phase crystallizes with tetragonal unit cell in the space group I4/mmm. The electrical resistivity of the phase has been measured in the temperature range of 10-300 K using Leybold closed cycle helium cryostat. The phase shows insulator-metal (I-M) transition at low temperature, the phenomenon often associated with giant magnetoresistance. 3D variable range hopping governs the electrical conduction in the insulator region above the I-M transition temperature. Magnetic susceptibility of the phase has been measured in the temperature range of 100-300 K. Magnetic studies suggest that the phase is ferromagnetic.

  19. Effective J = 1/2 insulating state in Ruddlesden-Popper iridates: An LDA+DMFT study

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    Zhang, Hongbin; Haule, Kristjan; Vanderbilt, David

    2014-03-01

    Using ab-initio methods, we[1] investigate the metal-insulator transition across the Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) iridates and explore the robustness of the effective J = 1 / 2 insulating state[2] against band effects due to itineracy, tetragonal distortion, octahedral rotation and Coulomb interaction. The electronic structures we obtained are in good agreement with recent ARPES measurements.[3,4,5] We predict the effects of epitaxial strain on the optical conductivity, magnetic moments and effective J = 1 / 2 ground-state wave functions in the RP series. We demonstrate that the deviation from the ideal effective J = 1 / 2 state is negligible at short time scales for both Sr2IrO4 and Sr3Ir2O7, while it becomes quite significant for Sr3Ir2O7 at long times and low energy, leading to a reconciliation of previous contradictory experimental results.

  20. Is the surface oxygen exchange rate linked to bulk ion diffusivity in mixed conducting Ruddlesden-Popper phases?

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    Tomkiewicz, Alex C; Tamimi, Mazin A; Huq, Ashfia; McIntosh, Steven

    2015-01-01

    The possible link between oxygen surface exchange rate and bulk oxygen anion diffusivity in mixed ionic and electronic conducting oxides is a topic of great interest and debate. While a large body of experimental evidence and theoretical analyses support a link, observed differences between bulk and surface composition of these materials are hard to reconcile with this observation. This is further compounded by potential problems with simultaneous measurement of both parameters. Here we utilize separate techniques, in situ neutron diffraction and pulsed isotopic surface exchange, to examine bulk ion mobility and surface oxygen exchange rates of three Ruddlesden-Popper phases, general form A(n-1)A(2)'B(n)O(3n+1), A(n-1)A(2)'B(n)X(3n+1); LaSrCo(0.5)Fe(0.5)O(4-δ) (n = 1), La(0.3)Sr(2.7)CoFeO(7-δ) (n = 2) and LaSr3Co(1.5)Fe(1.5)O(10-δ) (n = 3). These measurements are complemented by surface composition determination via high sensitivity-low energy ion scattering. We observe a correlation between bulk ion mobility and surface exchange rate between materials. The surface exchange rates vary by more than one order of magnitude with high anion mobility in the bulk of an oxygen vacancy-rich n = 2 Ruddlesden-Popper material correlating with rapid oxygen exchange. This is in contrast with the similar surface exchange rates which we may expect due to similar surface compositions across all three samples. We conclude that experimental limitations lead to inherent convolution of surface and bulk rates, and that surface exchange steps are not likely to be rate limiting in oxygen incorporation.

  1. El huracán Karl: concepciones sobre su origen en una comunidad de Veracruz

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    Arturo Marinero Heredia; María José García Oramas

    2015-01-01

    Se analizan las concepciones e ideas de pobladores adultos sobre las afectaciones sufridas por el huracán Karl en 2010, en el municipio de La Antigua, Veracruz. Los datos se obtuvieron de entrevistas a informantes claves y grupos focales, además de la revisión de notas periodisticas. Se observa que las concepciones e ideas sobre el origen del desastre las adjudican a las fuerzas naturales, espirituales o religiosas sin reconocer la responsabilidad de las autoridades encargadas de elaborar pol...

  2. El huracán Karl: concepciones sobre su origen en una comunidad de Veracruz

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    Arturo Marinero Heredia; María José García Oramas

    2015-01-01

    Se analizan las concepciones e ideas de pobladores adultos sobre las afectaciones sufridas por el huracán Karl en 2010, en el municipio de La Antigua, Veracruz. Los datos se obtuvieron de entrevistas a informantes claves y grupos focales, además de la revisión de notas periodisticas. Se observa que las concepciones e ideas sobre el origen del desastre las adjudican a las fuerzas naturales, espirituales o religiosas sin reconocer la responsabilidad de las autoridades encargadas de elaborar pol...

  3. Karl Jaspers' phenomenology in the light of histological and X-ray metaphors.

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    Vlasova, Olga Alexandrovna; Beveridge, Allan

    2014-03-01

    The study considers the origins of Karl Jaspers' phenomenology. What did phenomenology mean to Jaspers and what was his personal perspective? What metaphors did he associate with it? This paper describes his phenomenological method by using the metaphors of histology and the X-ray. This perspective enables a better understanding, not only of the origins and essence of his phenomenology but also of its value for Jaspers himself. In Jaspers' daily life, he would have been familiar with microscopes and X-ray machines.

  4. A interpretação do Proslogion por Karl Barth

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    Paulo Ricardo Martines

    1996-12-01

    Full Text Available O objetivo principal deste texto é apresentai alguns elementos essenciais da interpretação do Proslogion feita por Karl Barth em seu livro S. Anselme, Fides Quaerens Intellectum. La preuve de l'existence de Dieu (trad. franc. Com Base no "programa teológico" de Anselmo, Barth identifica as linhas fundamentais para a leitura dos capítulos 2 a 4 do Pioslogion. Tentaremos mostrar a significação e o alcance dessa interpretação para a historiografia do pensamento anselmiano.

  5. Karl Gustaf Torsten Sjögren and Sjögren-Larsson syndrome

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    Karl Gustaf Torsten Sjögren (1896-1974) a Swedish psychiatrist and geneticist, was a pioneer of modern Swedish psychiatry. Sjögren studied medicine at the University of Uppsala. From 1932 to 1935, he was Head Physician and Director of Lillehagen Hospital in Gothenburg, and between 1935- 1945, he was physician-in-chief at the psychiatric department of Sahlgrenska Hospital in Gothenburg. Sjögren was professor of psychiatry at Karolinska Institutet from 1945 to 1961 and was elected to the Royal...

  6. Karl Barth’s role in church and politics from 1930 to 1935

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    André J. Groenewald

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available Karl Barth saw in natural theology a threat to the church of Christ. He was convinced that the so-called “German Christians” under the influence of the National Socialist Party practised natural theology. He advocated the need for the church of Christ to be church according to the Word of God. The church can be true church of Christ when it listens to and obeys the true calling of God. Barth’s critique of an exclusive “Volkskirche” can serve as a corrective for the definition of the Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk as a “volkskerk”.

  7. Karl Marx e a Essência Autogestionária da Comuna de Paris

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    2011-01-01

    O artigo apresenta a interpretação da Comuna de Paris por Karl Marx como autogoverno dos produtores, autogestão social. Uma análise minuciosa do capítulo da obra “A Guerra Civil na França” fornece os elementos interpretativos para compreender a pe...

  8. Francisco de Paula Castro e Karl von den Steinen: expedicion?rios do Xingu (1884)

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    No final do s?culo XIX, um significativo n?mero de pesquisadores estrangeiros esteve no Brasil a fim de realizar viagens explorat?rias. Um desses exploradores foi Karl von den Steinen que esteve no Brasil em duas oportunidades, sendo a primeira em 1884 quando visitou a regi?o do Xingu na companhia de outros dois alem?es, v?rios militares brasileiros e guias contratados. Esta pesquisa apresenta o resultado da leitura e an?lise do relat?rio de viagem produzido pelo capit?o de infantaria do Ex?r...

  9. ELNES study of chemical solution deposited SrO(SrTiO(3))(n) Ruddlesden-Popper films: experiment and simulation.

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    Riedl, T; Gemming, T; Weissbach, T; Seifert, G; Gutmann, E; Zschornak, M; Meyer, D C; Gemming, S

    2009-12-01

    This article analyzes electron energy-loss near-edge fine structures of the SrO(SrTiO(3))(n=1) Ruddlesden-Popper system and of the parent compounds SrTiO(3) and SrO by comparison with first principles calculations. For that, the fine structures of chemical solution deposited Ruddlesden-Popper films have been experimentally recorded by means of transmission electron microscopy. Moreover, density of states computations using an all-electron density-functional code have been performed. It is shown that the appearance and shape of the experimental O-K and Ti-L(2,3) fine structure features result from the crystallography-dependent electronic structure of the investigated oxides, which display technologically interesting dielectric as well as lattice-structural properties.

  10. ELNES study of chemical solution deposited SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} Ruddlesden-Popper films: Experiment and simulation

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    Riedl, T., E-mail: Thomas.Riedl@tu-dresden.de [IFW Dresden, PF 270116, D-01171 Dresden (Germany); Gemming, T. [IFW Dresden, PF 270116, D-01171 Dresden (Germany); Weissbach, T. [Institut fuer Physikalische Chemie, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Seifert, G. [Institut fuer Physikalische Chemie, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Gutmann, E. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Zschornak, M. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, PF 510119, D-01314 Dresden (Germany); Meyer, D.C. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Gemming, S. [Forschungszentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, PF 510119, D-01314 Dresden (Germany)

    2009-12-15

    This article analyzes electron energy-loss near-edge fine structures of the SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n=1} Ruddlesden-Popper system and of the parent compounds SrTiO{sub 3} and SrO by comparison with first principles calculations. For that, the fine structures of chemical solution deposited Ruddlesden-Popper films have been experimentally recorded by means of transmission electron microscopy. Moreover, density of states computations using an all-electron density-functional code have been performed. It is shown that the appearance and shape of the experimental O-K and Ti-L{sub 2,3} fine structure features result from the crystallography-dependent electronic structure of the investigated oxides, which display technologically interesting dielectric as well as lattice-structural properties.

  11. Operational Assessment of Space: Toward Efficiency and Effectiveness

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    2005-06-01

    operations. In the 1930s, Karl Popper argued that scientists should be looking for black swans. He believed scientist should test theories with the intent...framework to explain his own “art of war.” Clausewitz believed that 12 Alioto, 164. 13 Karl Popper , The Logic of Scientific Discovery (London...Raising Concerns: Arms Experts Worried at Pentagon Push for Superiority,” Washington Post, 29 March, 2005. Popper , Karl . The Logic of Scientific

  12. The Evolution of the Trinity: A 21st Century Hybrid War Theory

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    theory nor the problem which it was intended to solve.1 —Sir Karl Raimund Popper Whether studying the classical teachings of Antoine Henri...a valuable tool to the tool kit of the next generation of strategic leaders. Endnotes 1 The European Graduate School, ― Karl Raimund Popper ...Biography‖, http://www.egs.edu/ library/ karl -raimund- popper /biography/ (accessed September 18, 2010) 2 ―Legal definition of War,‖ search from The

  13. A crítica da epistemologia na sociologia do conhecimento de Karl Mannheim

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    2011-04-01

    Full Text Available O artigo analisa a crítica da epistemologia normativa na obra de Karl Mannheim, sublinhando a sua presença tanto na fase mais filosófica, associada ao elogio do historicismo, como na Sociologia do Conhecimento posterior. Chama a atenção também para a atualidade dessa crítica: ao censurar os epistemólogos do seu tempo por não levarem na devida conta os achados das ciências empíricas particulares, Mannheim antecipa, em décadas, tendências mais recentes da Sociologia do Conhecimento e da reflexão epistemológica.The article analyzes the critique of normative epistemology in the work of Karl Mannheim, stressing its presence both in his more philosophical phase, associated with the praise of historicism, and in his later Sociology of Knowledge. It also calls attention to the relevance of this critique: attacking the epistemologists of his time by not taking into proper account the findings of particular empirical sciences, Mannheim anticipated by decades recent trends in the Sociology of Knowledge and epistemological reflection.

  14. La memoria, el tiempo y la historia en Karl Mannheim y en Maurice Halbwachs

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    Gérard NAMER

    2009-03-01

    Full Text Available RESUMEN: Las aportaciones de Maurice Halbwachs sobre la sociología de la memoria son suficientemente conocidas. Los análisis de Karl Mannheim añaden nuevos enfoques a los estudios sobre la sociología de la memoria y sus conceptos. Este artículo trata de comparar las aportaciones sociológicas de ambos, y cómo ellos renuevan, uno y otro sin conocerse, la concepción del tiempo, de la memoria y de la historia.ABSTRACT: The contributions of Maurice Halbwachs in regard to the sociology of memory are sufficiently well known. The analyses of Karl Mannheim add new approaches to the studies on the sociology of memory and its concepts. The objective of this article is to compare the sociological contributions of both to the study of memory in the period between the wars. Keywords: Sociology of knowledge, sociology of memory, individual memory, collective memory, social frameworks of memory, diverse memories, time, diverse social times, history, cultural history, conservative thought, totalitarianism.

  15. Formation mechanism of Ruddlesden-Popper-type antiphase boundaries during the kinetically limited growth of Sr rich SrTiO3 thin films.

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    Xu, Chencheng; Du, Hongchu; van der Torren, Alexander J H; Aarts, Jan; Jia, Chun-Lin; Dittmann, Regina

    2016-12-06

    We elucidated the formation process for Ruddlesden-Popper-type defects during pulsed laser deposition of Sr rich SrTiO3 thin films by a combined analysis of in-situ atomic force microscopy, low energy electron diffraction and high resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy. At the early growth stage of 1.5 unit cells, the excess Sr results in the formation of SrO on the surface, resulting in a local termination change from TiO2 to SrO, thereby forming a Sr rich (2 × 2) surface reconstruction. With progressive SrTiO3 growth, islands with thermodynamically stable SrO rock-salt structure are formed, coexisting with TiO2 terminated islands. During the overgrowth of these thermodynamically stable islands, both lateral as well as vertical Ruddlesden-Popper-type anti-phase boundaries are formed, accommodating the Sr excess of the SrTiO3 film. We suggest the formation of thermodynamically stable SrO rock-salt structures as origin for the formation of Ruddlesden-Popper-type antiphase boundaries, which are as a result of kinetic limitations confined to certain regions on the surface.

  16. Formation mechanism of Ruddlesden-Popper-type antiphase boundaries during the kinetically limited growth of Sr rich SrTiO3 thin films

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    Xu, Chencheng; Du, Hongchu; van der Torren, Alexander J. H.; Aarts, Jan; Jia, Chun-Lin; Dittmann, Regina

    2016-12-01

    We elucidated the formation process for Ruddlesden-Popper-type defects during pulsed laser deposition of Sr rich SrTiO3 thin films by a combined analysis of in-situ atomic force microscopy, low energy electron diffraction and high resolution scanning transmission electron microscopy. At the early growth stage of 1.5 unit cells, the excess Sr results in the formation of SrO on the surface, resulting in a local termination change from TiO2 to SrO, thereby forming a Sr rich (2 × 2) surface reconstruction. With progressive SrTiO3 growth, islands with thermodynamically stable SrO rock-salt structure are formed, coexisting with TiO2 terminated islands. During the overgrowth of these thermodynamically stable islands, both lateral as well as vertical Ruddlesden-Popper-type anti-phase boundaries are formed, accommodating the Sr excess of the SrTiO3 film. We suggest the formation of thermodynamically stable SrO rock-salt structures as origin for the formation of Ruddlesden-Popper-type antiphase boundaries, which are as a result of kinetic limitations confined to certain regions on the surface.

  17. Shakespearean Thoughts as Statutes. Law and Literature in Karl Kraus Pensieri shakespeariani come leggi dello stato. Letteratura e diritto in Karl Kraus

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    Irene Fantappie

    2012-04-01

    Full Text Available It is not possible to understand Karl Kraus, claims Walter Benjamin, without assuming that in the oeuvre of the Viennese writer "everything takes place in the sphere of law". In Kraus’s thought legal issues are strongly related to literature and language. His concept of law stems from a higher ideal of ‘justice’; justice is based on language and language has a strong ideal and prescriptive value. Through the use of quotation Kraus charges literature and journalism with betraying language, while on the other hand he charges law with betraying justice. This essay aims at demonstrating trough an interdisciplinary approach that Kraus did not only involve law issues in his literary writings, he also invested some literary works – especially Shakespeare’s plays – with a legal value. In Kraus’s thought Shakespeare is a symbol of consubstantiality between reality and literature, and an 'encyclopedia' providing eternally valid categories. As an ideal paradigm for the interpretation of reality, Shakespeare is the utopian background of Kraus’s reflection on language and justice, bearing witness to the indissolubility, in Kraus’s thought, of literature and law.   È impossibile comprendere alcunché di Karl Kraus, afferma Walter Benjamin, se non si capisce che nell’opera del grande scrittore viennese «tutto ha luogo nella sfera del diritto». In Kraus l’analisi delle questioni giuridiche è inscindibile dalla riflessione sulla letteratura e sul linguaggio. La disamina del diritto muove da un più alto ideale di giustizia fondato sulla lingua, e specularmente il linguaggio possiede una forte valenza ideale e prescrittivo-normativa. Attraverso l’uso della citazione Kraus mette sotto accusa letteratura e giornalismo in nome di un più alto ideale di lingua, mentre nei suoi scritti letterari mette sotto accusa il sistema del diritto in nome di un più alto ideale di giustizia. Scopo del presente saggio è dimostrare, utilizzando un

  18. Mida kujutab endast IB õppekava? / Toomas Kruusimägi, Anu Parts, Karl Hendrik Thomson ; intervjueerinud Raivo Juurak

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    2010-01-01

    Uuest rahvusvahelisest International Baccalaureate'i (IB) õppekavast ja selle rakendamisest Tallinna Inglise Kolledži 11. klassis alates möödunud aastast räägivad kooli direktor Toomas Kruusimägi, õppedirektor Anu Parts ning õpilane Karl Hendrik Thomson

  19. Reference test methods for total water in lint cotton by Karl Fischer Titration and low temperature distillation

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    In a study of comparability of total water contents (%) of conditioned cottons by Karl Fischer Titration (KFT) and Low Temperature Distillation (LTD) reference methods, we demonstrated a match of averaged results based on a large number of replications and weighing the test specimens at the same tim...

  20. Naised käsu korras firmade juhatusse! Jah või ei? / Kairi Alt, Aveli Kippari, Karl Koort... [jt.

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    Küsimusele vastavad Columbus IT Partner Eesti AS personalijuht Kairi Alt, Stele ja Riveli omanik Aveli Kippari, AS Panaviatic'i turundusjuht Karl Koort, OÜ Tarkvara Tehnoloogia Arenduskeskuse tegevjuht Indrek Vainu, AS PricewaterhouseCoopers auditiosakonna direktor Eva Jansen, Kalev Chocolate Factory tootmisjuht Hardo Reinike

  1. Blank ja Jeron (sero.org) / Joachim Blank, Karl Heinz Jeron ; interv. Tilman Baumgärtel

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    Blank, Joachim

    2006-01-01

    Nime sero.org all esinenud saksa kunstnikepaarist Joachim Blankist (sünd. 1963) ja Karl Heinz Jeronist ning nende loomingust, intervjuu kunstnikega nende Berliini ateljees 10. II 2000. Saksa võrgukunsti edendamisest rühmituste Lux Logis, Handshake ja Internationale Stadt koosseisus, jututubadest, teostest "Dump your trash", "Re-M@il", installatsioonidest "re: represent", "Scanner +++", "sign.post" ja muust

  2. Blank ja Jeron (sero.org) / Joachim Blank, Karl Heinz Jeron ; interv. Tilman Baumgärtel

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    Blank, Joachim

    2006-01-01

    Nime sero.org all esinenud saksa kunstnikepaarist Joachim Blankist (sünd. 1963) ja Karl Heinz Jeronist ning nende loomingust, intervjuu kunstnikega nende Berliini ateljees 10. II 2000. Saksa võrgukunsti edendamisest rühmituste Lux Logis, Handshake ja Internationale Stadt koosseisus, jututubadest, teostest "Dump your trash", "Re-M@il", installatsioonidest "re: represent", "Scanner +++", "sign.post" ja muust

  3. Mapping a Space of Biography: Karl Triebold and the Waldschule of Senne I-Bielefeld (c.1923-1939)

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    Thyssen, Geert

    2012-01-01

    Starting from a "life geography" of Karl Triebold, a leading figure in open-air education, this article provides an understanding of the seemingly ordinary but still idiosyncratic development of a German open-air school. Triebold's life's work, the fight against tuberculosis, conceived as character education through healthy occupation,…

  4. Naised käsu korras firmade juhatusse! Jah või ei? / Kairi Alt, Aveli Kippari, Karl Koort... [jt.

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    Küsimusele vastavad Columbus IT Partner Eesti AS personalijuht Kairi Alt, Stele ja Riveli omanik Aveli Kippari, AS Panaviatic'i turundusjuht Karl Koort, OÜ Tarkvara Tehnoloogia Arenduskeskuse tegevjuht Indrek Vainu, AS PricewaterhouseCoopers auditiosakonna direktor Eva Jansen, Kalev Chocolate Factory tootmisjuht Hardo Reinike

  5. Social Models: Blueprints or Processes?

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    Little, Graham R.

    1981-01-01

    Discusses the nature and implications of two different models for societal planning: (1) the problem-solving process approach based on Karl Popper; and (2) the goal-setting "blueprint" approach based on Karl Marx. (DC)

  6. El huracán Karl: concepciones sobre su origen en una comunidad de Veracruz

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    Arturo Marinero Heredia

    2015-01-01

    Full Text Available Se analizan las concepciones e ideas de pobladores adultos sobre las afectaciones sufridas por el huracán Karl en 2010, en el municipio de La Antigua, Veracruz. Los datos se obtuvieron de entrevistas a informantes claves y grupos focales, además de la revisión de notas periodísticas. Se observa que las concepciones e ideas sobre el origen del desastre las adjudican a las fuerzas naturales, espirituales o religiosas sin reconocer la responsabilidad de las autoridades encargadas de elaborar políticas públicas en la materia y en la falta de previsión social y personal frente a sus devastadores efectos. Esta concepción dificulta la prevención, mantiene a la comunidad en situación de vulnerabilidad e impide o imposibilita la integración, la cohesión social y la acción colectiva.

  7. Cybernetics and Social Order. Models and Images of Society in Norbert Wiener and Karl Deutsch

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    Roberto Carradore

    2013-07-01

    Full Text Available The present contribution aims at defining the relation between cybernetics and social theory from the perspective of society as order. After an historical framework of the cybernetic movement, a careful reading of the works of Norbert Wiener, in which he introduced the concept of feed-back and the idea of information society, has revealed a keen awareness about the social effects of technological innovation. Among the social scientists who had made use of cybernetic concepts, it has been considered the work of Karl Deutsch, which was one of the first completely cybernetic perspective for the study of political and social phenomena. The main conclusion is that cybernetics, as a meeting point between different disciplines, has produced an image of self-regulated society in line with the image of society as order.

  8. ["Homesickness and crime"--a contribution of Karl Jaspers to criminal psychology].

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    Bachhiesl, Sonja Maria

    2009-01-01

    Even a century after its first publication in "Archives of Criminology" (in German: Archiv für Kriminologie), the doctoral thesis of Karl Jaspers (1883-1969), which was newly edited in 1996, continues to be of interest. Although the crimes described by Jaspers, which took place in a rural area, do no longer occur in this form just as the rural culture itself has disappeared, this paper nevertheless contains reflections that may also be relevant for the interpretation of modern potentials of conflict and violence and crimes rooted therein. The former homesickness has developed into novel phenomena of uprooting. In both cases, problems of maladjustment are a contributing factor to crime motivation. Thus despite all terminological and methodological change, Jaspers' thesis is an example for the continuing relevance of certain subjects in criminological discourse.

  9. Investigation of amine-buffered amide reagents for coulometric Karl Fischer titration.

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    Larsson, William; Cedergren, Anders

    2009-06-15

    Formamide (FA), N-methylformamide (NMF), and dimethylformamide (DMF), were evaluated as solvents for coulometric Karl Fischer (KF) reagents in combination with several amine bases. Except for the effect of the iodine species (iodine or triiodide), the pH of the reagent and the position of the sulfur dioxide/hydrogen sulfite equilibrium were found to be the main factors explaining the large difference in the observed reaction rates between water and the KF reagent in these solvents. Acid-base titrations showed that hydrogen sulfite is the main sulfur reactant in these media. The results will be of great importance in finding suitable combinations of base and solvent with respect to stoichiometry, side reactions caused by active carbonyl compounds, and reagent stability.

  10. Coulometric trace determination of water by using Karl Fischer reagent and potentiometric end-point detection.

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    Cedergren, A

    1974-06-01

    A new approach to the determination of water via the Karl Fischer reaction is described. Iodine is coulometrically generated and the end-point corresponding to a slight excess of iodine, is detected potentiometrically with a non-polarized platinum electrode. Samples of 1-500 mul containing 0.05-200 mug of water were analysed with a standard deviation of 0.015 mug in the range 0.05-20 mug of H(2)O. A specially constructed electrolysis cell was used in combination with an LKB 16300 Coulometric Analyzer and the time for a complete analysis was 1-4 min, depending on sample size. The reagent composition has been optimized in order to enhance the rate of the main reaction and to minimize the extent of side-reactions. Decreasing the temperature reduced the extent of side-reactions. The displacement of end-point potential on dilution was studied and a correction is discussed.

  11. Hurricanes Karl and Tropical Storm Matthew Structure Observed by HIWRAP During GRIP

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    Heymsfield, G. M.; Guimond, S. R.; Tian, L.

    2012-12-01

    The dual-wavelength (Ku and Ka band) High-Altitude Imaging Wind and Rain Airborne Profiler (HIWRAP) flew for the first time on the Global Hawk during the 2010 Genesis and Rapid Intensification Processes (GRIP). HIWRAP is conical scanning and Doppler, and winds and reflectivity can be mapped within the swath below the Global Hawk. Two interesting cases from the HIWRAP flights were the rapid intensification of Hurricane Karl and the intensification of Tropical Storm Matthew. This presentation will highlight the precipitation and wind structure of these storms during their intensification as derived from the HIWRAP observations. If time permits and if available, highlights from HIWRAP observations from the Hurricane Severe Storm Sentinel (HS3) field campaign in September 2012 will be presented.

  12. Karl Deutsch y su contribución al estudio de las Relaciones Internacionales

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    Sánchez Sánchez, Rafael

    2011-01-01

    Este artículo presenta una reseña, y no intenta ser más que eso, de la vida y obra del cientista político Karl Deutsch. Así, presenta aspectos biográficos de la vida de Deutsch. Su extraordinaria y muy activa vida académica. Sus análisis y aportes a las ciencias políticas y las Relaciones Internacionales, poniendo el énfasis en las críticas que hace al realismo político y en su contribución teórica y metodológica al estudio de la integración regional.

  13. Historical consciousness and existential awareness in Karl Barth’s hermeneutics

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    G.M.M. Pelser

    2007-05-01

    Full Text Available Karl Barth’s hermeneutic legacy prolonged Western Christian tradition, especially influenced by Hegelian philosophy of history. This led to Barth’s “theological exegesis” instead of a historic-critical exegesis. In a preceding article Barth’s understanding of the notion “hermeneutic circle” is discussed against the background of the Enlightenment and its counter-movement in Romanticism. In this article Barth’s attitude to the place and role of historical criticism is explained in light of his dialectic distinction between “scientific” and “practical” interpretation. The article aims to show that Barth, with his dialectics, continues Schleiermacher’s realism. In conclusion, the positivistic traits in the Barth legacy are raised once again, in order to open the door to Jürgen Habermas and other deconstructionist thinkers of the postmodern era in hermeneutics.

  14. Karl ernst von Baer's 'Uber Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere II' and its unpublished drawings.

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    Tammiksaar, Erki; Brauckmann, Sabine

    2004-01-01

    In 1828 Karl Ernst von Baer (1792-1876) published his seminal Uber Entwickelungsgeschichte der Thiere. Beobachtung und Reflexion. In the preface he announced that a second volume with one copper plate would be finished 'in a few weeks'. However, it took nine years until the unfinished second volume was released, with four copperplates. In his 'Autobiography', von Baer did not clarify the reasons why he did not finish his research program of comparative embryology. The paper attempts to elucidate them, furnished by archival documents and von Baer's unpublished embryological drawings. Our sketch of a few figures will show that (1) von Baer searched for 'analogies' (homologies) as a unifying principle and (2) explained the mechanisms of embryogenesis by physiological reasoning (electromagnetism). The main objective is to show that technical problems in illustrating and conceptual difficulties impeded von Baer's ambitious research program.

  15. Karl Marx e a Essência Autogestionária da Comuna de Paris

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    Nildo Viana

    2011-03-01

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    O artigo apresenta a interpretação da Comuna de Paris por Karl Marx como autogoverno dos produtores, autogestão social. Uma análise minuciosa do capítulo da obra “A Guerra Civil na França” fornece os elementos interpretativos para compreender a percepção da Comuna de Paris como obra autogestionários dos operários parisienses, o que foi um elemento fundamental para o desenvolvimento do marxismo posterior.

  16. Vital forces and organization: philosophy of nature and biology in Karl Friedrich Kielmeyer.

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    Gambarotto, Andrea

    2014-12-01

    The historical literature on German life science at the end of the 18th century has tried to rehabilitate eighteenth century vitalism by stressing its difference from Naturphilosophie. Focusing on the work of Karl Friedrich Kielmeyer this paper argues that these positions are based on a historiographical bias and that the clear-cut boundary between German vitalism and Naturphilosophie is historically unattested. On the contrary, they both belong to the process of conceptual genealogy that contributed to the project of a general biology. The latter emerged as the science concerned with the laws that regulate the organization of living nature as a whole. The focus on organization was, at least partially, the result of the debate surrounding the notion of "vital force", which originated in the mid-eighteenth century and caused a shift from a regulative to a constitutive understanding of teleology.

  17. Effective J=1/2 insulating state in Ruddlesden-Popper iridates: an LDA+DMFT study.

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    Zhang, Hongbin; Haule, Kristjan; Vanderbilt, David

    2013-12-13

    Using ab initio methods for correlated electrons in solids, we investigate the metal-insulator transition across the Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) series of iridates and explore the robustness of the Jeff=1/2 state against band effects due to itineracy, tetragonal distortion, octahedral rotation, and Coulomb interaction. We predict the effects of epitaxial strain on the optical conductivity, magnetic moments, and Jeff=1/2 ground-state wave functions in the RP series. To describe the solution of the many-body problem in an intuitive picture, we introduce a concept of energy-dependent atomic states, which strongly resemble the atomic Jeff=1/2 states but with coefficients that are energy or time dependent. We demonstrate that the deviation from the ideal Jeff=1/2 state is negligible at short time scales for both single- and double-layer iridates, while it becomes quite significant for Sr3Ir2O7 at long times and low energy. Interestingly, Sr2IrO4 is positioned very close to the SU(2) limit, with only ∼3% deviation from the ideal Jeff=1/2 situation.

  18. Kinetics of Oxygen Surface Exchange on Epitaxial Ruddlesden-Popper Phases and Correlations to First-Principles Descriptors.

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    Lee, Yueh-Lin; Lee, Dongkyu; Wang, Xiao Renshaw; Lee, Ho Nyung; Morgan, Dane; Shao-Horn, Yang

    2016-01-21

    Through alignment of theoretical modeling with experimental measurements of oxygen surface exchange kinetics on (001)-oriented La2-xSrxMO4+δ (M = Co, Ni, Cu) thin films, we demonstrate here the capability of the theoretical bulk O 2p-band centers to correlate with oxygen surface-exchange kinetics of the Ruddlesden-Popper oxide (RP214) (001)-oriented thin films. In addition, we demonstrate that the bulk O 2p-band centers can also correlate with the experimental activation energies for bulk oxygen transport and oxygen surface exchange of both the RP214 and the perovskite polycrystalline materials reported in the literature, indicating the effectiveness of the bulk O 2p-band centers in describing the associated energetics and kinetics. We propose that the opposite slopes of the bulk O 2p-band center correlations between the RP214 and the perovskite materials are due to the intrinsic mechanistic differences of their oxygen surface exchange kinetics and bulk anionic transport.

  19. DFT modelling of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} Ruddlesden-Popper surfaces

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    Zschornak, Matthias; Weissbach, Torsten [Nachwuchsgruppe Nanostrukturphysik, Institute of Structural Physics, TU Dresden (Germany); Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, FZ Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany); Gutmann, Emanuel; Leisegang, Tilmann [Nachwuchsgruppe Nanostrukturphysik, Institute of Structural Physics, TU Dresden (Germany); Meyer, Dirk C. [Nachwuchsgruppe Nanostrukturphysik, Institute of Structural Physics, TU Dresden (Germany); Institute of Experimental Physics, TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany); Gemming, Sibylle [Institute of Ion Beam Physics and Materials Research, FZ Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany)

    2010-07-01

    Strontium titanate (SrTiO{sub 3}) is an oxide crystallizing with cubic perovskite-type of structure that exhibits a high tunability of dielectric, electric, mechanical and optical properties by means of defects. Apart from dopants, also intrinsic oxygen vacancies or ordered stacking faults, e.g. Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phases SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n}, may influence these properties. We have investigated the surface energy, relaxation and electronic properties of such RP surfaces up to n=3 in comparison to 'pure' SrTiO{sub 3} by means of density-functional theory for left angle 001 right angle and left angle 100 right angle directions and with all possible perfect crystal terminations. We find a significant influence of the surface-near SrO-OSr stacking fault on surface energies and rumpling. Migrating surface states decrease the band gap of TiO{sub 2} terminations but all terminations show insulating character. A detailed discussion of surface-near relaxations is presented.

  20. Surface modeling of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} Ruddlesden-Popper phases

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    Zschornak, M. [Ionenstrahlphysik u. Materialforschung, HZ Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany); Strukturphysik, TU Dresden (Germany); Experimentelle Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany); Gemming, S. [Ionenstrahlphysik u. Materialforschung, HZ Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany); Gutmann, E. [Strukturphysik, TU Dresden (Germany); Weissbach, T. [Strukturphysik, TU Dresden (Germany); Theoretische Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany); Stoecker, H. [Strukturphysik, TU Dresden (Germany); Experimentelle Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany); Leisegang, T. [Ionenstrahlphysik u. Materialforschung, HZ Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany); Strukturphysik, TU Dresden (Germany); Riedl, T.; Traenkner, M. [IFW Dresden (Germany); Werkstoffwissenschaft, TU Dresden (Germany); Gemming, T. [IFW Dresden (Germany); Meyer, D.C. [Experimentelle Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg (Germany)

    2011-07-01

    Strontium titanate (STO) is a preferred substrate material for functional oxide growth, whose surface properties can be adjusted through the presence of Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phases. In this work, density functional theory (DFT) is used to model the (100) and (001) surfaces of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} RP phases. Relaxed surface structures, electronic properties and stability relations have been determined. In contrast to pure STO, the near-surface SrO-OSr stacking fault can be employed to control surface roughness by adjusting SrO and TiO{sub 2} surface rumpling, to stabilize SrO termination in an SrO-rich surrounding or to increase the band gap in the case of TiO{sub 2} termination. RP thin films have been epitaxially grown on (001)STO substrates by chemical solution deposition. In agreement with DFT results, the fraction of particular RP phases n=1-3 changes with varying heating rate and molar ratio Sr:Ti. This is discussed in terms of bulk formation energy.

  1. Readers and academic reading of Karl Marx (São Paulo, 1958-1964

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    Full Text Available Ideas, books and concepts of Karl Marx and various Marxist authors was incorporated into scientific and cultural institutions. It is one of the political sphere importation into the academic implying sense of speed in relation to its origins and gave to Marxism, through the practices of the agents of this transfer, support for their preservation, dissemination and transformation. Concurrently, there is the incorporation of these lines to the required reading of the humanities and the repertoire of cultivated layers. Examination of appropriations that academic and cultured elites made of Marx, situate them (such work and such elites, institutionally. This is what this article does. Arguing that the legitimacy of the uses of a tradition result not only of their intrinsic value, but the work oriented agents interested in it, is elected an exemplary experience for research. This article looks at two university groups initially focused on the study of Karl Marx's work, made in the late 1950. It begins by proposing a collective biography, the reading program and the various uses they made of them. To refine the analysis and proof the advocated method selects for vertical take, within a group (the first one and a discipline (sociology, two contrasting trajectories (Fernando Henrique Cardoso and Octavio Ianni and various forms Marxism (theoretical and empirical / dominant and dominated. Finally, it discusses the profits propitiated to have operated with three concepts of cultural sociology: habitus, « field » and « patterns of intention » – taken from the works of Pierre Bourdieu and Michael Baxandall.

  2. Cómo usar la epistemología crítica de Popper para mejorar los procesos pedagógicos en la enseñanza del derecho

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    2012-01-01

    En este artículo se muestra la manera de aprovechar ciertas tesis de la epistemología de Popper para construir una propuesta de enseñanza-aprendizaje destinada a mejorar estos procesos en los programas de Derecho. Se argumentará que las sentencias de inexequibilidad de la Corte Constitucional constituyen un caso especial del uso del principio de falsabilidad de Popper y que es posible trasladar las nociones centrales de su epistemología a la didáctica y la pedagogía. En la parte central del a...

  3. Expanding the Ruddlesden-Popper manganite family: the N = 3 La(3.2)Ba(0.8)Mn3O10 member.

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    Hadermann, Joke; Abakumov, Artem M; Tsirlin, Alexander A; Rozova, Marina G; Sarakinou, Eleni; Antipov, Evgeny V

    2012-11-01

    La(3.2)Ba(0.8)Mn(3)O(10), a representative of the rare n = 3 members of the Ruddlesden-Popper manganites A(n+1)Mn(n)O(3n+1), was synthesized in an evacuated sealed silica tube. Its crystal structure was refined from a combination of powder X-ray diffraction (PXD) and precession electron diffraction (PED) data, with the rotations of the MnO(6) octahedra described within the symmetry-adapted mode approach (space group Cccm, a = 29.068(1) Å, b = 5.5504(5) Å, c = 5.5412(5) Å; PXD R(F) = 0.053, R(P) = 0.026; PED R(F) = 0.248). The perovskite block in La(3.2)Ba(0.8)Mn(3)O(10) features an octahedral tilting distortion with out-of-phase rotations of the MnO(6) octahedra according to the (Φ,Φ,0)(Φ,Φ,0) mode, observed for the first time in the n = 3 Ruddlesden-Popper structures. The MnO(6) octahedra demonstrate a noticeable deformation with the elongation of two apical Mn-O bonds due to the Jahn-Teller effect in the Mn(3+) cations. The relationships between the octahedral tilting distortion, the ionic radii of the cations at the A- and B-positions, and the mismatch between the perovskite and rock-salt blocks of the Ruddlesden-Popper structure are discussed. At low temperatures, La(3.2)Ba(0.8)Mn(3)O(10) reveals a sizable remnant magnetization of about 1.3 μ(B)/Mn at 2 K, and shows signatures of spin freezing below 150 K.

  4. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1998 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1998 calendar year. The report begins...

  5. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1999 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1999 calendar year. The report begins...

  6. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 2002 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 2002 calendar year. The report begins...

  7. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 2001 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 2001 calendar year. The report begins...

  8. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1994 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1994 calendar year. The report begins...

  9. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1997 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1997 calendar year. The report begins...

  10. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : Updated- 2003 annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 2003 calendar year. The report begins...

  11. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1995 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1995 calendar year. The report begins...

  12. Annual narrative report: Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, and Lake Andes Wetland Management District: Calendar year 1975

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This collection of monthly activity reports summarizes activities on Lake Andes NWR, Lake Andes WMD, and Karl E. Mundt NWR during the 1975 calendar year. Resource...

  13. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 2000 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 2000 calendar year. The report begins...

  14. Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge Complex : Lake Andes National Wildlife Refuge, Karl Mundt National Wildlife Refuge, Lake Andes Wetland Management District : 1996 Annual narrative report

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    US Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior — This annual narrative report for Lake Andes NWR, Karl Mundt NWR, and Lake Andes WMD outlines Refuge accomplishments during the 1996 calendar year. The report begins...

  15. Theodor Billroth's vision and Karl Ziegler's action: commemoration of the 40th day of death and the 50th anniversary of conferment of Nobel Prize for Chemistry of Karl Ziegler.

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    Kapischke, Matthias; Pries, Alexandra

    2014-02-01

    Alloplastic materials are broadly used in modern surgery. Until the middle of the 20th century, metal materials and especially silver were used because of their antimicrobial properties. With the development of a new catalytic process for the production of high-density polyethylene and polypropylene materials, a new era of prosthesis was introduced. These polymers are integral part of our everyday operations surgery, especially in hernia repair. The famous surgeon Billroth mentioned to his pupil Czerny in 1878: "If we could artificially produce tissues of the density and toughness of fascia and tendon, the secret of the radical cure of hernia would be discovered". The polypropylene developed by Karl Ziegler gave the surgeon a material for daily practice, which in its properties (nearly) achieved Billroth's initial vision. In 1963 the Nobel Prize for Chemistry was awarded to Karl Ziegler and Giulio Natta in Stockholm. Furthermore, August 11, 2013 will be the 40th anniversary of Karl Ziegler's death. This manuscript honors both days.

  16. A tectonic window into the crystalline basement of Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard

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    Faehnrich, Karol; Manecki, Maciej; Schneider, David; Czerny, Jerzy; Myhre, Per Inge; Majka, Jarosław; Kośmińska, Karolina; Barnes, Chris; Maraszewska, Maria

    2016-04-01

    Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard, comprises a fold-thrust belt as a result of the Eocene Eurekan orogeny. The northern part of the island (north of Selvågen) is dominated by Neoproterozoic siliciclastic metasediments regionally metamorphosed to greenschist facies conditions, probably in association with one distinct stage of Caledonian tectonism. Contrasting with these low grade sequences are rocks of the Pinkie Unit, which are locally exposed along east coast of Prins Karls Forland. Amphibolite facies metasediments show evidence for at least two distinct deformation stages (including mylonitization). All the borders of the Pinkie unit are tectonic: to the east, it is a sharp boundary with the truncation of the Pinkie foliation into a N-S fault, parallel to the coast, probably associated with the formation of the Neogene Forlandsundet Graben. A ~1 km wide ductile to brittle shear zone (the Bouréefjellet shear zone) separates the low and high grade sequences along the western margin, with the Grampian Formation (low metamorphic grade quartzites, conglomerates, siltstones and slates) as the upper structural unit. Moreover, the shear zone contains outcrops of metagabbro associated with magnetite ore (Maraszewska et al. 2016, EGU). The apparent tectonostratigraphy of the Pinkie unit consists of laminated fine-grained calc-silicate rocks, locally with scapolite, and a strong E-W lineation at lower structural levels. In these rocks primary layering is apparent (S0) and parallel to metamorphic foliation plane (S1). Interconnected elongated mica crystals within S1 are deformed by C'-type shear zones. They are overlain by garnet-bearing quartzite-mylonites and garnet-bearing mylonitic mica schists with N-S to NW-SE lineations at upper structural levels. Kośmińska et al. (2015a, Mineralogia - Special Papers, vol. 44, 61-62) determined P-T metamorphic conditions of garnet-mica schist of 7-9 kbar and 550-650°C. The dominant population of metamorphic monazite present in

  17. Eurekan deformation on Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard - new insights from Ar40/Ar39 muscovite dating

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    Faehnrich, Karol; Schneider, David; Manecki, Maciej; Czerny, Jerzy; Myhre, Per Inge; Majka, Jarosław; Kośmińska, Karolina; Barnes, Christopher; Maraszewska, Maria

    2017-04-01

    Eurekan deformation has been proven to be a complex sequence of tectonic episodes, dominated by compression in the Circum Arctic region. It was associated with early Cenozoic collision of Eurasia, North America and Greenland plates producing fold-thrust belt style of deformation. Timing of this enigmatic event has not yet been extensively resolved by radiometric dating (Piepjohn et al. 2016, Journal of the Geological Society, 173(6), 1007-1024). Reinhardt et al. (2013, Z. Dt. Ges. Geowiss., 164 (1), 131-147) dated syn-tectonic volcanic ashes at c. 60 Ma and 54 Ma on Ellesmere Island, Canada. Tagner et al. (2011, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 303(3), 203-214) interpreted c. 49-47 Ma 40Ar/39Ar ages on trachyte flows in northern Greenland as peak compression during the Eurekan event. On Svalbard, Tessensohn et al. (2001, Geologisches Jahrbuch, B 91, 83-104) reported K/Ar whole rock ages ranging from c. 67 to 49 Ma for the slates from Svartfjella-Eidembukta-Daudmannsodden Lineament. Bentonite layers in the Central Tertiary Basin are as young as c. 56 Ma (Charles et al. 2011, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 12, 1-19), predating latest deformation. Moreover, Barnes et al (2017, in prep.) applied (U-Th)/He thermochronology along the western margin of Svalbard and resolved Early to Middle Eocene heating, likely documenting burial related to thrusting. Here we present new results from 40Ar/39Ar muscovite dating of ductile to brittle shear zone on Prins Karls Forland, Svalbard, indicating Eurekan age of thrusting. Prins Karls Forland is dominated by Neoproterozoic siliciclastic metasediments (comprising Caledonian basement) regionally metamorphosed to greenschist facies conditions. A ˜1 km wide ductile to brittle shear zone (the Bouréefjellet shear zone) separates the amphibolite facies Pinkie Unit from the lower grade upper structural unit, the Grampianfjella Formation (Faehnrich et al. 2016, EGU 2016). The age of the amphibolite facies metamorphism (c. 370-355 Ma

  18. Volume Measurements of Laser-generated Pits for In Situ Geochronology using KArLE (Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment)

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    French, R. A.; Cohen, B. A.; Miller, J. S.

    2014-01-01

    The Potassium-Argon Laser Experiment( KArLE), is composed of two main instruments: a spectrometer as part of the Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) method and a Mass Spectrometer (MS). The LIBS laser ablates a sample and creates a plasma cloud, generating a pit in the sample. The LIBS plasma is measured for K abundance in weight percent and the released gas is measured using the MS, which calculates Ar abundance in mols. To relate the K and Ar measurements, total mass of the ablated sample is needed but can be difficult to directly measure. Instead, density and volume are used to calculate mass, where density is calculated based on the elemental composition of the rock (from the emission spectrum) and volume is determined by pit morphology. This study aims to reduce the uncertainty for KArLE by analyzing pit volume relationships in several analog materials and comparing methods of pit volume measurements and their associated uncertainties.

  19. [Anorexia nervosa in light of Karl Jaspers and Erich Fromm's ideas and social constructivism--hypotheses and thoughts].

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    Talarczyk, Małgorzata

    2012-01-01

    The point of the article is to analyse and reflect on certain symptoms of anorexia nervosa in light of Karl Jaspers and Erich Fromm's ideas and social constructivism. Contemplating the disorder in view of the philosophical ideas mentioned earlier, the author analyses such aspects of patients as: functioning on the verge of life and death, the paradoxical struggle to escape from freedom in search of independence, as well as various understandings and descriptions of anorexia in consideration of social constructivism. The author shares thoughts and poses hypotheses, trying to view anorexia in light of selected philosophical and psychological ideas, which in their general assumptions were not concerned with defining nor analysing anorexia nervosa. In view of Karl Jaspers' ideas, the author focuses on the so called 'limit-situations', in the ideas of Erich Fromm she takes notice in "Escape from Freedom" to new relations. Finally in the light of social constructivism the author focuses on the cultural context.

  20. Preferential orientation relationships in Ca{sub 2}MnO{sub 4} Ruddlesden-Popper thin films

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    Lacotte, M.; David, A.; Prellier, W., E-mail: wilfrid.prellier@ensicaen.fr [Laboratoire CRISMAT, CNRS UMR 6508, ENSICAEN, Université de Basse-Normandie, 6 Bd Maréchal Juin, F-14050 Caen Cedex 4 (France); Rohrer, G. S.; Salvador, P. A. [Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 (United States)

    2015-07-28

    A high-throughput investigation of local epitaxy (called combinatorial substrate epitaxy) was carried out on Ca{sub 2}MnO{sub 4} Ruddlesden-Popper thin films of six thicknesses (from 20 to 400 nm), all deposited on isostructural polycrystalline Sr{sub 2}TiO{sub 4} substrates. Electron backscatter diffraction revealed grain-over-grain local epitaxial growth for all films, resulting in a single orientation relationship (OR) for each substrate-film grain pair. Two preferred epitaxial ORs accounted for more than 90% of all ORs on 300 different microcrystals, based on analyzing 50 grain pairs for each thickness. The unit cell over unit cell OR ([100][001]{sub film} ∥ [100][001]{sub substrate}, or OR1) accounted for approximately 30% of each film. The OR that accounted for 60% of each film ([100][001]{sub film} ∥ [100][010]{sub substrate}, or OR2) corresponds to a rotation from OR1 by 90° about the a-axis. OR2 is strongly favored for substrate orientations in the center of the stereographic triangle, and OR1 is observed for orientations very close to (001) or to those near the edge connecting (100) and (110). While OR1 should be lower in energy, the majority observation of OR2 implies kinetic hindrances decrease the frequency of OR1. Persistent grain over grain growth and the absence of variations of the OR frequencies with thickness implies that the growth competition is finished within the first few nm, and local epitaxy persists thereafter during growth.

  1. Sigmund Freud (1856-1939) and Karl Köller (1857-1944) and the discovery of local anesthesia.

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    dos Reis, Almiro

    2009-01-01

    The understanding, occasionally recognized, that Sigmund Freud had the intuition to use cocaine as local anesthetic for surgical procedures, or even that he played any role in the discovery of local anesthesia is not true. The objective of Freud's studies were different, and based in irrefutable evidence, Karl Köller was the real inventor of local anesthesia. In face of those facts, proper knowledge of this historically important subject is due. This report refers to the long-known properties of cocaine. It also remembers personal data, and the professional and scientific activities of Sigmund Freud and Karl Köller. It presents Freud's researches on the pathophysiological effects of cocaine. It exposes the reasons for the harsh criticism of Freud's concepts. It describes the sudden, but conscious and justified, idea of Karl Köller to study scientifically the use of cocaine as a local anesthetic in animals and humans. It indicates how those pioneering studies, that culminated with the discovery of local anesthesia by Köller and two presentations in Vienna on the subject, were done. It also reports the first ophthalmologic surgery under local anesthesia. It shows the immediate dissemination throughout the world of the discovery that marked the beginning of regional blocks. It comments several documents corroborating the role of Köller in this discovery. And, finally, it mentions the numerous homages received by Köller in different areas of the world. COCLUSIONS: Regional block was introduced by Karl Köller in 1884, when he demonstrated the feasibility of performing painless ophthalmologic surgeries by using cocaine as a local anesthetic. Sigmund Freud studied cocaine extensively, but he did not have direct participation in this important discovery.

  2. Karl Gustaf Torsten Sjögren and the Sjögren-Larsson syndrome

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    Khalid Al Aboud

    2011-09-01

    Full Text Available Karl Gustaf Torsten Sjögren (1896-1974 a Swedish psychiatrist and geneticist, was a pioneer of modern Swedish psychiatry. Sjögren studied medicine at the University of Uppsala. From 1932 to 1935, he was Head Physician and Director of Lillehagen Hospital in Gothenburg, and between 1935- 1945, he was physician-in-chief at the psychiatric department of Sahlgrenska Hospital in Gothenburg. Sjögren was professor of psychiatry at Karolinska Institutet from 1945 to 1961 and was elected to the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in 1951. Sjögren was an expert of psychiatry for the World Health Organization. Among his many contributions to medicine, he is credited for describing several medical conditions, which were later named after him, including Graefe- Sjögren syndrome, Marinesco-Sjögren syndrome, and Sjögren-Larsson syndrome (SLS. During his work on juvenile amaurotic idiocy, Sjögren forged a collaboration with Tage K.L. Larsson, a statistics lecturer at the University of Lund. Their study on the combination of oligophrenia, congenital ichthyosis, and spastic disorders in 1957 established the clinical and genetic profile of a new disease entity, later known as Sjogren-Larsson syndrome (SLS.

  3. Karl Polanyi e a Nova Sociologia Económica: Notas sobre o conceito de (disembeddedness

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    Nuno Miguel Cardoso Machado

    2012-10-01

    Full Text Available No contexto da Nova Sociologia Económica, Karl Polanyi é quase consensualmente considerado o “pai” do conceito de incrustação (embeddedness. Todavia, este conceito foi alvo de uma apropriação selectiva por parte da disciplina, sendo negligenciada a sua relação com o restante edifício teórico construído por Polanyi. Pode, com efeito, falar‑se de uma “grande transformação” sofrida pelo conceito de incrustação: se em Polanyi ele está associado a um nível macro(económico e é utilizado para evidenciar o carácter excepcional da economia capitalista de mercado – que se encontra desincrustada da sociedade –, na NSE, por seu turno, é normalmente associado a um nível meso (e até micro, sendo preconizado que todas as economias – incluindo a capitalista – estão incrustadas.

  4. [Karl Jaspers. 100 years of “Allgemeine Psychopathologie” (General Psychopathology)].

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    Häfner, H

    2013-11-01

    With his "Allgemeine Psychopathologie" (general psychopathology) published in 1913, Karl Jaspers laid a comprehensive methodological and systematic foundation in psychiatry. Following Edmund Husserl, the founder of philosophical phenomenology, Jaspers introduced "static understanding" into psychopathology, i.e. the unprejudiced reproduction of conscious phenomena. From the philosopher Wilhelm Dilthey he further adopted the distinction between causal understanding as a means of accessing nature and pathological processes and hermeneutic understanding, also called genetic understanding, as a way of accessing mental phenomena. The intrusion of an event that is incomprehensible in terms of an understandable development is seen as indicating an extraconscious phenomenon or transition to a somatic process. Jaspers opted for philosophy early in his life. After quitting law studies he graduated in medicine, arrived in psychopathology without any psychiatric training, to psychology without ever studying psychology and to a chair in philosophy without a degree in philosophy. Despite believing himself to be chronically ill and to die early, Jaspers produced a life’s work almost immeasurable in scope. He died in 1969 aged 86 years.

  5. COLDz: Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array discovery of a gas-rich galaxy in COSMOS

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    Lentati, L; Carilli, C L; Riechers, D; Capak, P; Walter, F; Aravena, M; da Cunha, E; Hodge, J A; Ivison, R J; Smail, I; Sharon, C; Daddi, E; Decarli, R; Dickinson, M; Sargent, M; Scoville, N; Smolcic, V

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    The broad spectral bandwidth at mm and cm-wavelengths provided by the recent upgrades to the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array (VLA) has made it possible to conduct unbiased searches for molecular CO line emission at redshifts, z > 1.31. We present the discovery of a gas-rich, star-forming galaxy at z = 2.48, through the detection of CO(1-0) line emission in the COLDz survey, through a sensitive, Ka-band (31 to 39 GHz) VLA survey of a 6.5 square arcminute region of the COSMOS field. We argue that the broad line (FWHM ~570 +/- 80 km/s) is most likely to be CO(1-0) at z=2.48, as the integrated emission is spatially coincident with an infrared-detected galaxy with a photometric redshift estimate of z = 3.2 +/- 0.4. The CO(1-0) line luminosity is L'_CO = (2.2 +/- 0.3) x 10^{10} K km/s pc^2, suggesting a cold molecular gas mass of M_gas ~ (2 - 8)x10^{10}M_solar depending on the assumed value of the molecular gas mass to CO luminosity ratio alpha_CO. The estimated infrared luminosity from the (rest-frame) far-infrare...

  6. Ivan Karamazov’s rebellion in Albert Camus’ and Karl Jaspers’ interpretations

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    Urszula Lisowska

    2010-12-01

    Full Text Available The aim of this study is to present Albert Camus’ and Karl Jaspers’ interpretations of Ivan Karamazov’s rebellion as the diagnoses of the weakness of the human intellect in confrontation with the world and the criticism of rationalism. Therefore, in the introduction I will present those fragments of the novel that characterize Ivan’s rebellion as highly abstract and theoretical. At the same time, this common literary context serves as the ground for reconstruction and comparison of the basic philosophical assumptions of each author. The intention of the remaining part of the paper is, firstly, to reconstruct A. Camus’ and K. Jaspers’ epistemology and, secondly, to analyse the arguments against Ivan’s attitude formulated by the writers. Their criticisms of the protagonist’s excessive trust in intellect is based on their own concepts of human epistemic capacity, which are related to the problems of the absurd in A. Camus’ and transcendence in K. Jaspers’ writings. The question of nihilism demands analysis of A. Camus’ idea of the nature of rebellion as both affirmative and negative, and of K. Jaspers’ notion of faith as pre-intellectual trust. Finally, their criticisms of the slogan “If there is no God, then anything is allowed” introduces the problem of freedom, which allows the comparison of the concepts of solidarity (A. Camus and communication (K. Jaspers. In the conclusion these two philosophical attitudes are discussed together. Keywords: ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ;

  7. Karl Ove Knausgård’s My Struggle and the Serial Self

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    Full Text Available This article analyzes Karl Ove Knausgård’s six-volume autobiography My Struggle in the frame of an emerging cross-medial aesthetics of the ‘serial self’. This aesthetics is informed by the technological potentialities of digital media, and by social media practices like taking a selfie or posting a blog every single day and accumulating these self-representations, without selection. The serial self is marked by continuity, real-time effects, open-endedness, rhythm, repetition, and a thematic attention to the mundane. It can be discerned in the daily comic strip, the daily selfie, and time-lapse cinema. The article embeds My Struggle in this larger, intermedial framework. Moreover, it refers to the work of psychologist Galen Strawson to argue that the self-representations in Knausgård’s work should be understood as episodic rather than diachronic in nature. This results in a sequential and paratactic, rather than causal and hierarchical, presentation of memorial material. It is claimed that serial self-representations of this type are increasingly central to our current media ecology. They offer a valuable medium for investigating, materializing, and mapping on the page the traces left by the passage of time, as serialization lends itself to performative and cumulative representations of a ‘self’ in flux, that dramatize and perform the struggles of the episodic personality in search for continuity.

  8. Electrochemical determination of water in environmental hydraulic fluids using the karl Fischer reaction.

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    Cedergren, A; Lundström, M

    1997-10-01

    Different procedures based on the Karl Fischer reaction were investigated with respect to their applicability for water determinations in environmental hydraulic fluids:  (i) continuous coulometry using a recently described diaphragm-free cell; (ii) on-line stripping of water at elevated temperature using either continuous coulometry or direct potentiometry for detection of the liberated water. Except for one of the oils, Statoil PA, which is a poly(α-olefin) with certain polymers added, no significant difference was found among coulometry using an optimized imidazole-buffered methanolic reagent containing 75% (v/v) chloroform, the two different stripping techniques (working in the temperature interval 100-110 °C), and the commercially available Hydranal Coulomat AG-H. The high stability and sensitivity of the coulometric technique described made it possible to work with sample amounts in the low milligram-range, and this is shown to increase the reliability of the coulometric method as compared to normally used procedures.

  9. Progress in pulsed-current Karl Fischer coulometry using diaphragm-free cells.

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    Nordmark, U; Cedergren, A

    2000-07-01

    Factors influencing the accuracy of water determinations using diaphragm-free, pulsed current Karl Fischer (KF) coulometry were investigated with the new Metrohm 756 instrument. Results obtained with commercially available reagents from Riedel-deHaen and Merck were compared with home-made ones that were especially designed to minimize the formation of iodine-consuming reduction products generated in the cathode reaction. Positive errors in the range 2-5% were found for the commercial reagents as compared to 0.2-1% for the home-made ones which were buffered at about pH 10 containing modifiers like chloroform, hexanol or ethylene glycol. Except for the composition of the KF-reagent, the cathode current density and the titration rate were found to be critical parameters for the accuracy of the determinations. For all reagents investigated, the best results were obtained for the maximum generator current 400 mA (corresponding to a current density of 1,400 mA cm(-2)) in combination with a maximum titration rate of 2,000 microg min(-1). Surprisingly, the errors found under optimum conditions for the pulse technique were always somewhat larger than the corresponding values obtained with continuous coulometry.

  10. Philosophy and Theology in Karl Barth’s Neo-Orthodoxy

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    Full Text Available In the proposed article the author explores the concept of God’s Word in theocentric theology of K. Barth and theology of early K. Barth in times of the second edition of 'Romans’, in terms of their philosophy founding. The author compares the block of philosophical and theological topics such as the theory of temporality, dialectic concept of the beginning (Ursprung and other types in philosophical discourses used by K. Barth (platonism, neo-Kantianism, existentialism, scholasticism, phenomenological philosophy and others with theology of K. Barth. The article gives a brief reconstruction of the theology of God’s Word by K. Barth in its two complementary projections as presented in the ‘Sketch of Christian Doctrine’ and ‘Dogma of the Church’. During the presentation the reader is well acquainted with the third projection of the concept of God’s Word by K. Barth at the time of the genesis of the book ‘Fides quaerens intellectum’. The article tests the hypothesis that the second edition of the ‘Romans’, ‘Fides quaerens intellectum’ and ‘Sketch of the Christian Dogma’ with ‘Church Dogma’ explicate the form of Christian theology, which, absorbing primarily the important philosophic achievements of 19–20th centuries, yet tries to stay free of them. Using various forms of philosophical discourses Karl Barth implements his own task of building a Christian theology beyond metaphysics, history and human existence.

  11. Prison break: Karl Menninger's The Crime of Punishment and its reception in U.S. psychology.

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    Devonis, David C; Triggs, Jessica

    2017-02-01

    In 1968, Karl Menninger, a highly visible and vocal U.S. psychiatrist, published a call to action on prison reform, The Crime of Punishment (Menninger, 1966/1968). This widely circulated book's central idea is that punishment as practiced in penal settings is an injustice amounting to a crime. At the outset, The Crime of Punishment quickly achieved national attention. Within mainstream psychology, its antipunishment message encountered a changed climate in which punishment, thought ineffective during the period 1930 through 1960, was redefined as an effective component in learning. It also met competition from the contemporaneous Stanford Prison Experiment (Haney, Banks, & Zimbardo, 1973), which quickly rose to equivalent media presence and superior disciplinary prominence. Both the Stanford Prison Experiment and The Crime of Punishment survived in the antireform era of hyperincarceration after 1974 as parallel examples of reform activism, one secular and one religious in character, illustrating some convergences of aim between psychology and psychiatry outside of specifically clinical issues. (PsycINFO Database Record

  12. Karl Barth’s male-female order: A kingpin of dogmatic disparity

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    Full Text Available Karl Barth’s gender perspective is often analysed with reference to his so-called “theoethics” or “creational theology”. This perspective perpetuates an asymmetry in gender relations that was prevalent in Biblical times, throughout Christianity and to some extent still is visible today. He based his view on the subordination of women on an exegesis of Genesis 1:27 as “intertext” of Ephesians 5:22-23. Barth’s asymmetrical gender perspective is a product of his embedment in Western Christian tradition which in turn, is rooted in early Christian patriarchal theology. The aim of this article is to focus on Barth’s ontological reframing of the traditional understanding of the Biblical notion of human beings as created in the “image of God”. The article consists of four sections: (a Luther’s and Calvin’s gender perspectives; (b the Enlightenment failure to achieve emancipation; (c gender disparity in Reformed theology; and (d a feminist alternative.

  13. Water determination in iron oxyhydroxides and iron ores by Karl Fischer titration

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    da Cunha, Camila C. R. F.; da Costa, Geraldo M.

    2016-08-01

    Protohematite (Fe2-x/3(OH) x O3-x 1 ≤ x hydroxyl groups in their structures. These species were described in prior studies mainly with the aid of X-ray diffraction and Infrared spectroscopy. The existence of these phases in soils might have influence in redox processes, and they were considered as a possible water reservoir in Martian soils. In this study, we have used for the first time the Karl Fischer titration method to determine the amount of water released after heating several synthetic samples of goethite, hematite and natural iron ores at 105, 400, 600 and 900 °C. It was found that heating at 105 °C did not remove all moisture from the samples, and higher temperatures were necessary to completely remove all the absorbed water. The water contents determined at 400, 600 and 900 °C were found to be the same within the experimental errors, suggesting the inexistence of both protohematite and hydrohematite in the investigated samples. Therefore, the above-mentioned effects of these phases in soils might have to be reevaluated.

  14. Early East Asian art history in Vienna and its trajectories: Josef Strzygowski, Karl With, Alfred Salmony

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    Full Text Available In 1912 Josef Strzygowski founded the ‘Section for East Asian Art History’ at the University of Vienna, which attracted many students who would continue their careers in museums and at universities and thus established East Asian art history as an academic field. This paper examines these early art historical engagements with East Asian art: First, I discuss the role of East Asian art in Strzygowski’s agenda of broadening art history’s geographical scope beyond Europe and in his argument about the dominance of ‘Nordic’ artistic traditions in Europe and in Asia. Secondly, I introduce the work of two early students at the ‘Section for East Asian Art History’ in Vienna, Karl With and Alfred Salmony. Their respective approaches to East Asian art exemplify a range of methodological concerns of their time, from stylistic narratives, the concept of ars una, comparative frameworks, to ideas about cultural or national ‘purity’ in the arts, and an interest in cross-cultural adaption and transformation of motifs and symbolism.

  15. A dialética expositiva de "O Capital" de Karl Marx

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    Este artigo tem o objetivo de analisar a forma expositiva dialética de O Capital de Karl Marx. O modo de exposição utilizado por Marx segue a tradição dialética e ascende do abstrato ao concreto, da aparência para a essência. Começa no nível mais simples e vazio de conteúdo para aos poucos ir desenvolvendo as contradições, acrescentando as determinações políticas, econômicas e sociais, para assim desvelar a essência por trás das formas aparentes.

  16. Epitaxial thin-film growth of Ruddlesden-Popper-type Ba3Zr2O7 from a BaZrO3 target by pulsed laser deposition

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    Butt, Shariqa Hassan; Rafique, M. S.; Siraj, K.; Latif, A.; Afzal, Amina; Awan, M. S.; Bashir, Shazia; Iqbal, Nida

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    Ruddlesden-Popper Ba3Zr2O7 thin films have been synthesized via pulsed laser deposition (PLD) technique. The optimization of deposition parameters in PLD enables the formation of thin film of metastable Ba3Zr2O7 phase from BaZrO3 target. In order to see the post-annealing effects on the structural and optical properties, the deposited Ba3Zr2O7 thin films were annealed at 500, 600 and 800 °C. X-ray diffraction (XRD) reveals the formation of Ba3Zr2O7 phase with tetragonal structure. The changes in the surface of the deposited films were analysed by FE-SEM and AFM. The thin film post-annealed at 500 °C exhibited the best structural, optical and surface properties. Furthermore, the chemical states and chemical composition of the films were determined by X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy (XPS) near the surface. The XPS results show that Ba, Zr and O exist mainly in the form of Ba3Zr2O7 Ruddlesden-Popper-type perovskite structure.

  17. CÓMO USAR LA EPISTEMOLOGÍA CRÍTICA DE POPPER PARA MEJORAR LOS PROCESOS PEDAGÓGICOS EN LA ENSEÑANZA DEL DERECHO

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    Mónica Aristizábal Botero

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    Full Text Available En este artículo se muestra la manera de aprovechar ciertas tesis de la epistemología de Popper para construir una propuesta de enseñanza-aprendizaje destinada a mejorar estos procesos en los programas de Derecho. Se argumentará que las sentencias de inexequibilidad de la Corte Constitucional constituyen un caso especial del uso del principio de falsabilidad de Popper y que es posible trasladar las nociones centrales de su epistemología a la didáctica y la pedagogía. En la parte central del artículo, se sugiere aprovechar el principio de la epistemologíacrítica en acción, implícito en algunas sentencias de inexequibilidad de la Corte Constitucional –período 1993-2000–, para introducir cambios que promuevan una actitud crítica en los estudiantes de los programas de Derecho.

  18. La2SrCr2O7: Controlling the Tilting Distortions of n = 2 Ruddlesden-Popper Phases through A-Site Cation Order.

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    Zhang, Ronghuan; Abbett, Brian M; Read, Gareth; Lang, Franz; Lancaster, Tom; Tran, T Thao; Halasyamani, P Shiv; Blundell, Stephen J; Benedek, Nicole A; Hayward, Michael A

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    Structural characterization by neutron diffraction, supported by magnetic, SHG, and μ(+)SR data, reveals that the n = 2 Ruddlesden-Popper phase La2SrCr2O7 adopts a highly unusual structural configuration in which the cooperative rotations of the CrO6 octahedra are out of phase in all three Cartesian directions (ΦΦΦz/ΦΦΦz; a(-)a(-)c(-)/a(-)a(-)c(-)) as described in space group A2/a. First-principles DFT calculations indicate that this unusual structural arrangement can be attributed to coupling between the La/Sr A-site distribution and the rotations of the CrO6 units, which combine to relieve the local deformations of the chromium-oxygen octahedra. This coupling suggests new chemical "handles" by which the rotational distortions or A-site cation order of Ruddlesden-Popper phases can be directed to optimize physical behavior. Low-temperature neutron diffraction data and μ(+)SR data indicate La2SrCr2O7 adopts a G-type antiferromagnetically ordered state below TN ∼ 260 K.

  19. Popperi ärkamine / Marju Lepajõe

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    Arvustus: Popper, Karl. Avatud ühiskond ja selle vaenlased. [I, Platoni lummus]. Tallinn : Eesti Keele Sihtasutus, 2010 ; Popper, Karl. Avatud ühiskond ja selle vaenlased. II köide, Prohvetluse kõrgaeg: Hegel, Marx ja järellainetused. Tallinn : Eesti Keele Sihtasutus, 2011

  20. Operations Assessment in Afghanistan is Broken: What Is to Be Done?

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    plication as to the effects of the glass’s state of emptiness on the success of an endeavor. 12. See, for example, Karl R. Popper , The Logic of Scientific...Discovery (New York: Basic Books, 1959), and Stanford Encyclopedia of Philoso- phy, s.v. “ Karl Popper ,” plato.stanford.edu/. 13. See Richards J. Heuer

  1. Falsification and Demarcation in Astronomy and Cosmology

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    Sovacool, Benjamin

    2005-01-01

    This work inaugurates a critical inquiry into whether the ideas of Karl Popper, a philosopher of science, are used by astronomers and astrophysicists, a practicing community of scientists. It examines four basic components of Karl Popper's philosophy falsification, prohibition, simplicity, and risk taking and the extent that these themes become…

  2. Popperi ärkamine / Marju Lepajõe

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    Arvustus: Popper, Karl. Avatud ühiskond ja selle vaenlased. [I, Platoni lummus]. Tallinn : Eesti Keele Sihtasutus, 2010 ; Popper, Karl. Avatud ühiskond ja selle vaenlased. II köide, Prohvetluse kõrgaeg: Hegel, Marx ja järellainetused. Tallinn : Eesti Keele Sihtasutus, 2011

  3. Modeling Groundwater Flow and Contaminant Transport in Fractured Aquifers

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    2005-03-01

    2004). 2.4 Model Validation Karl Popper (2002) once said that “scientific theory cannot be validated; only invalidated.” This speaks to...second approach, which is related to the first, is based on the philosophical discussions of Karl Popper and states that models, as true...policy and remediation decisions. Popper (2002) argues that scientific theories can never be proven, merely tested and corroborated. In 34 this

  4. Setting the Context: Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses and Joint War Fighting in an Uncertain World

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    1994-06-01

    the pertinent variables are held relatively constant. As Karl Popper points out in his book, The Poverty of Historicism , "For strictly logical reasons...approach as a result of Desert Storm; it is a classic example of what Popper would call "the poverty of historicism " : we have no way of knowing whether...development. 2. Karl R. Popper, The Poverty of Historicism (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1976), v. 3. Ibid . 4. US Air Force Operational Test and

  5. [The Roots of Idiographic Paleontology: Karl Alfred von Zittel's Methodology and Conception of the Fossil Record].

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    Tamborini, Marco

    2015-12-01

    This paper examines Karl Alfred von Zittel’s practice in order to uncover the roots of so-called idiographic paleontology.The great American paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould (1941–2002) defined the discipline of idiographic paleontology as illustration and description of the morphological features of extinct species. However, this approach does not investigate macroevolutionary patterns and processes. On the contrary, the paleobiological revolution of the 1970s implemented an epistemic methodology that illustrates macrovelutionary patterns and laws by combining idiographic data with a nomothetic form of explanation. This article elucidates the features of the idiographic data as well as the acquired knowledge coupled with this approach. First of all, Heinrich G. Bronn’s (1800–1862) statistical method is analyzed. Zittel’s practice arose as a reaction against the approximate conclusions reached by Bronn’s quantitative approach. Second, the details of Zittel’s methodology are described in order to bring out its peculiarities.The microscope played a pivotal role in creating and forming Zittel’s morphological data. This analysis sheds new light on the reasons behind the so-called ideographic paleontology, thus revising Gould’s historical reconstruction, as well as on the notion of paleontological data. However, even though Zittel aimed at reaching precise and stable conclusions,his data cannot be used for elucidating evolutionary mechanisms: they are scientific in a purely descriptive sense, but completely useless for biological investigations. Finally, this paper examines how Zittel’s methodology affects the contemporary paleobiological enterprise and thereby reflects upon the notion of natural history.

  6. Evaluation of Karl Storz CMAC Tip™ device versus traditional airway suction in a cadaver model.

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    Lipe, Demis N; Lindstrom, Randi; Tauferner, Dustin; Mitchell, Christopher; Moffett, Peter

    2014-07-01

    We compared the efficacy of Karl Storz CMAC Tip™ with inline suction to CMAC with traditional suction device in cadaveric models simulating difficult airways, using media mimicking pulmonary edema and vomit. This was a prospective, cohort study in which we invited emergency medicine faculty and residents to participate. Each participant intubated 2 cadavers (one with simulated pulmonary edema and one with simulated vomit), using CMAC with inline suction and CMAC with traditional suction. Thirty emergency medicine providers performed 4 total intubations each in a crossover trial comparing the CMAC with inline suction and CMAC with traditional suction. Two intubations were performed with simulated vomit and two with simulated pulmonary edema. The primary outcome was time to successful intubation; and the secondary outcome was proportion of successful intubation. The median time to successful intubation using the CMAC with inline suction versus traditional suction in the pulmonary edema group was 29s and 30s respectively (p=0.54). In the vomit simulation, the median time to successful intubation was 40s using the CMAC with inline suction and 41s using the CMAC with traditional suction (p=0.70). There were no significant differences in time to successful intubation between the 2 devices. Similarly, the proportions of successful intubation were also not statistically significant between the 2 devices. The proportions of successful intubations using the inline suction were 96.7% and 73.3%, for the pulmonary edema and vomit groups, respectively. Additionally using the handheld suction device, the proportions for the pulmonary edema and vomit group were 100% and 66.7%, respectively. CMAC with inline suction was no different than CMAC with traditional suction and was associated with no statistically significant differences in median time to intubation or proportion of successful intubations.

  7. Metagabbro associated with the shear zone on Prins Karls Forland (Svalbard, Arctic)

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    Maraszewska, Maria; Manecki, Maciej; Czerny, Jerzy; Schneider, David; Myhre, Per Inge; Faehnrich, Karol; Barnes, Christopher

    2016-04-01

    Prins Karls Forland (PKF) is a N-S elongated island situated west of Spitsbergen in the Svalbard archipelago, High Arctic. The northern part of the island is dominated by siliciclastic metasediments regionally metamorphosed to greenshist facies assemblages during one distinct stage of tectonism. Amphibolite facies garnet-mica schists, mica schists, quartzites and carbonate-silicate rocks exhibiting evidence of at least two distinct, strong deformation episodes (including mylonitization) locally outcrop on the east coast of PKF, termed the Pinkie Unit. A ~1 km wide shear zone containing ductile to brittle structures and distinct outcrops of greenstones (metagabbros and greenschists), associated with magnetite ore, separates these two contrasting tectonic units. Ten samples of greenstones were collected on the slopes of Lauratzonfjellet and Boureefjellet for petrologic and geochemical analyses. Despite intense localized shearing, the metagabbros are undeformed and preserve coarse crystalline, magmatic texture, which is locally poikilitic. The primary magmatic assemblage consists of brown hornblende, plagioclase, biotite and opaque minerals, with accessory apatite and titanite. No relicts of pyroxenes are preserved. Formation of secondary uralite, sericite and chlorite is observed. Metamorphic assemblage consists of actinolite pseudomorhs after hornblende, epidote, and second generation biotite. Blue amphibole is observed in one sample from Boureefjellet; greenschists from Boureefjellet also contain fibrous blue amphibole, as well as garnets, actinolite, epidote and biotite. Some rocks sampled on Boureefjellet are more strongly deformed and exhibit probably two stages of metamorphism: amphibolite facies metamorphism resulting in blue amphibole-garnet assemblage followed by greenschist facies metamorphism resulting in actinolite-epidote-biotite paragenesis. Parallel and overlapping patterns on chondrite-normalized REE diagrams and spider diagrams indicate that these

  8. Karl Abraham, Sigmund Freud, and the fate of the seduction theory.

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    Good, M I

    1995-01-01

    Even after Freud had turned his attention away from the seduction theory of neurosogenesis, his close pupil and colleague, Karl Abraham, initially sought to investigate child sexual trauma further. In two of the very first articles on child sexual molestation, Abraham proposed that sexual abuse was particularly common among neurotic and psychotic patients as a result of a "traumatophilic diathesis," a trauma-related conceptual precursor of the repetition compulsion. In their correspondence, Freud trenchantly criticized many aspects of Abraham's papers on the subject of sexual trauma, in contrast to his public endorsement of Abraham's work in this area. For largely transferential reasons that this paper attempts to elucidate, Abraham did not encourage dialogue regarding persistent questions on the seduction issue, ceased publishing on that topic, and for some time controlled his apparently deep rankle over Freud's criticisms and failure to acknowledge Abraham's contribution to the concept of the repetition compulsion. Despite their close friendship and shared intellectual enthusiasm, Freud's response to Abraham's 1907 papers, as well as Abraham's almost uniformly positive disposition toward Freud, apparently prevented Abraham from further developing his observations and ideas on seduction and also lent background to their later clash. Subsequently, there was virtually no further psychoanalytic investigation of the subject of child sexual abuse until the issue arose briefly with Ferenczi in the early 1930s, and only occasionally after that for the next fifty years. The death of Abraham, and then Ferenczi, shortly after disputes with Freud may be among the factors that had an inhibiting effect on an earlier reconsideration of the seduction theory by others. Abraham's previously unheralded concept of traumatophilia has relevance to current clinical controversy regarding constitution and sexual trauma.

  9. Conditions for accurate Karl Fischer coulometry using diaphragm-free cells.

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    Nordmark, U; Cedergren, A

    2000-01-01

    Factors influencing the extent of formation of oxidizable reduction products in coulometric cells used for Karl Fischer (KF) determination of water were investigated. For methanolic KF reagents buffered with imidazole (Im) or diethanolamine (DEA) (separately or in combination), three parameters were found to be of outmost importance: the cathodic current density, the pH, and the concentration of protonated base (ImH+ or DEAH+). For reagents buffered with only Im, the relative formation of oxidizable reduction products varied in the range 2-40%; i.e., 51-70 micrograms of water was found for a 50 micrograms water sample, depending on the above-mentioned parameters. The lowest values were observed for reagents having a pH around 10 in combination with cathodic current densities in the range 2000-5000 mA cm-2. For all the Imbuffered reagents investigated, the addition of modifiers such as chloroform, hexanol, and carbon tetrachloride was found to decrease the formation of oxidizable reduction products significantly. For example, a reagent buffered at pH 10 containing 1 M hexanol gave less than 0.3% formation in the current density interval from 200 to 4000 mA cm-2. The best reagents based on the above-mentioned modifiers were tested in the continuous coulometric mode with errors typically in the interval 0-0.5% using optimum conditions. One prerequisite for obtaining such small errors with diaphragm-free continuous coulometry is to use a cathode area no larger than 0.002 cm2. For some of the reagents based on both Im and DEA, the formation of oxidizable reduction products was close to zero at certain current densities, although the analytical performance was not as good as for the reagents buffered solely by Im due to longer conditioning and titration times.

  10. Sense and reliability. A conversation with celebrated psychologist Karl E. Weick. Interview by Diane L. Coutu.

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    Weick, Karl E

    2003-04-01

    Most of us see the organizations we operate in--our schools or companies, for instance--as monolithic and predictable, subjecting us to deadening routines and demanding dehumanizing conformity. But companies are more unpredictable and more alive than we imagine, according to Karl Weick, a psychology professor at the University of Michigan and an expert on organizational behavior. Weick says executives can learn a lot about managing the unexpected from organizations that can't afford surprises in the workplace--nuclear plants, firefighting units, or emergency rooms, for instance. In this conversation with HBR senior editor Diane Coutu, Weick examines the characteristics of these high-reliability organizations (HROs) and suggests ways that other organizations can implement their practices and philosophies. The key difference between high-reliability organizations and other companies is the mindfulness with which people in most HROs react to even very weak signs that some kind of change or danger is approaching. For instance, nuclear-plant workers Weick has studied immediately readjust dials and system commands when an automated system doesn't respond as expected. Weick contrasts this with Ford's inability to pick up on weak signs in the 1970s that there were lethal problems with the design of the Pinto gas tank. HROs are fixated on failure. They eschew plans and blueprints, looking instead for the details that might be missing. And they refuse to simplify reality, Weick says. Indeed, by cultivating broad work experiences and enlarging their repertoires, generalist executives can avoid getting paralyzed by "cosmology episodes"--events that make people feel as though the universe is no longer a rational, orderly system.

  11. El Marx de Dussel: Notas acerca de la recepción dusseliana de la obra teórica de Karl Marx The Marx of Dussel: Notes on dusselian receipt of the theoretical work of Karl Marx

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    Flavio Hernán Teruel

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    Full Text Available A partir de su exilio en México, a mediados de la década del setenta del siglo pasado, Enrique Dussel se entrega a la tarea de "leer seria y directamente" la obra teórica de Karl Marx producida entre los años 1857 y 1882. Al cabo de diez semestres de arduo trabajo, el resultado es una interpretación novedosa de las cuatro redacciones de El Capital. En efecto, ante los ojos de Dussel la obra maestra de Karl Marx se revela no solo como un tratado de economía sino antes bien como uno de antropología y ética. Marx, afirma Dussel, "deconstruye la economía capitalista críticamente y la reconstruye antropológica y éticamente". Asimismo, Dussel descubre que la producción teórica de Marx quedó inconclusa y, sobre todo, abierta a futuros desarrollos. Para el filósofo mendocino es necesario, en nuestro tiempo, no solo reinterpretar la totalidad de la obra de Marx sino también continuar su labor teórica, en especial desde América Latina, para el estudio del capitalismo periférico latinoamericano. Nuestro interés es indicar aquellos elementos que constituyen lo novedoso en la interpretación dusseliana de la obra teórica de Marx.From his exile in Mexico in the mid seventies of last century, Enrique Dussel is given the task of "reading seriously and directly" the theoretical work of Karl Marx produced between 1857 and 1882. After ten semesters of hard work, the result is a novel interpretation of the four drafts of The Capital. Indeed, in the eyes of Dussel, the masterpiece of Karl Marx is revealed not only as an economic treatise but rather as an anthropology and ethics. Marx "capitalist economy critically deconstructs and reconstructs anthropological and ethically". Moreover, Dussel finds that the theoretical yield of Marx was inconclusive and, above all, open to future developments. For the philosopher is needed in our time, not only reinterpret the whole work of Marx but also to continue his theoretical work, especially from Latin

  12. 'Projecting the future in German art historiography of the nineteenth century: Franz Kugler, Karl Schnaase, and Gottfried Semper'

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    Henrik Karge

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    Full Text Available In the mid-nineteenth century Franz Kugler and Karl Schnaase decisively shaped the conception of art history as a discipline. Both explored connections between art of former epochs and that of the present. They understood the art of their day to be the result of a tradition of modernity based on the Renaissance and pointing into the future. Schnaase took an evolutionistic view similar to that of the architect Gottfried Semper: both advised against planning a programmatic new style. For Semper, the potential of new developments lay in the continuation of design patterns inherited from the earliest humans.

  13. The democratic origins of the term "group analysis": Karl Mannheim's "third way" for psychoanalysis and social science.

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    It is well known that Foulkes acknowledged Karl Mannheim as the\\ud first to use the term ‘group analysis’. However, Mannheim’s work is\\ud otherwise not well known. This article examines the foundations of\\ud Mannheim’s sociological interest in groups using the Frankfurt\\ud School (1929–1933) as a start point through to the brief correspondence\\ud of 1945 between Mannheim and Foulkes (previously\\ud unpublished). It is argued that there is close conjunction between\\ud Mannheim’s and Foulkes’s r...

  14. O dilema da Social-Democracia (2) - Reforma e Revolução: Bernstein, Rosa Luxemburgo e Karl Kautsky

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    Análise do “Bernstein-Debatte”, os argumentos revisionistas e a crítica de Rosa Luxemburgo e Karl Kautsky e os rumos da social-democracia alemã entre a prática reformista e a retóric...

  15. [The Karl-Sudhoff-Institute in Leipzig and the academic discipline history of medicine in the GDR].

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    Developmental trends, focus of research and the methods by which work in the field of the History of Medicine was organised in the German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is presented through the example of the Karl Sudhoff Institute in Leipzig, the largest Institute for the study of the History of Medicine in the GDR. The article follows the succession of the Directors, and includes, in addition to descriptions of research and publishing activities, appendices on the work of the Society for the History of Medicine in the German Democratic Republic as well as the historical medical collections.

  16. O dilema da Social-Democracia (2 - Reforma e Revolução: Bernstein, Rosa Luxemburgo e Karl Kautsky

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  17. Oxygen nonstoichiometry, the defect equilibrium model and thermodynamic quantities of the Ruddlesden-Popper oxide Sr3Fe2O(7-δ).

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    Ling, Yihan; Wang, Fang; Budiman, Riyan Achmad; Nakamura, Takashi; Amezawa, Koji

    2015-03-21

    Oxygen nonstoichiometry of the Ruddlesden-Popper oxide Sr3Fe2O7-δ was measured at intermediate temperatures (773-1073 K) by coulometric titration and high temperature gravimetry. The oxygen nonstoichiometric behavior was analyzed using the defect equilibrium model with localized electrons. From the defect chemical analysis, estimated oxygen vacancy concentration at the O3 sites increases and at the O1 sites decreases with the increasing temperature. This characteristic behavior is considered to be caused by the redistribution of oxygen and vacancies between the O1 and O3 sites. The obtained thermodynamic quantities of the partial molar enthalpy of oxygen, h(O) - h°(O), and the partial molar entropy of oxygen, s(O) - s°(O), calculated from the Gibbs-Helmholtz equation are in good agreement with those from the statistical thermodynamic calculation based on the defect equilibrium model, indicating that the proposed defect equilibrium model is reasonable.

  18. Sr7Co4(CO3)O(13-δ) (δ = 1.64), an original cobaltite derivative of the Ruddlesden-Popper series.

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    Demont, A; Pelloquin, D; Hébert, S; Hervieu, M; Höwing, J; Maignan, A

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    The oxycarbonate Sr7Co4(CO3)O11.36 exhibits a peculiar structure that has been characterized by combining transmission electron microscopy analyses and neutron diffraction. It consists of a regular intergrowth between the m = 2 and carbonated m = 3 members of the Sr(m+1)Co(m)O3(m+1) Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) series, Sr3Co2O5.87 and Sr4Co2(CO3)O5.49, respectively. A description of the structure is proposed to provide identification of the different building blocks. This material is semiconducting and presents a complex magnetic behavior, characteristic of what is observed for the RP(2) or RP(3) series, with a cobalt valency close to 2.7.

  19. Production and structural characterization of nanolayers of Ruddlesden-Popper phases SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} with n=1, 2 und 3

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    Karsch, Diana; Gutmann, Emanuel; Stoecker, Hartmut; Mehner, Erik; Meyer, Dirk-Carl [TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Inst. fuer Experimentelle Physik (Germany)

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    The strontium titanate Ruddlesden-Popper phases (STO-RP) represent ordered compounds of strontium oxide and strontium titanate with prominent piezoelectric, dielectric and photocatalytic properties. Two different methods for manufacturing nanolayers consisting these compounds are analyzed. The first method follows the citrate route while the second aimes at additional networking using a modified Pechini route. The prepared sols were characterized by their molecular structure with magnetic resonance spectroscopy and regarding their wetting behavior with viscosity measurements. The films, produced using both methods with different process parameters, were characterized by reflected light microscopy, atomic force microscopy, X-ray reflectometry, X-ray diffraction and spectroscopic ellipsometry. It turns out that the modified Pechini route results in no additional networking. The annealed films possess a thickness of 75..180 nm and contain solely STO-RP phase n=1 only by adapting the tempering parameters, all STO-RP phases n=1,2 and n=3 occur together.

  20. 波普尔科学哲学思想对科学教育的影响%On the Influence of Popper's Philosophy toward Science Education

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    2012-01-01

    Popper's falsificationism replaced the logical positivism as the dominant philosophy of science successfully in the last century.It was not only a revolution in philosophy of science but also great affects in science education,including the essential views on science,objectives and ideas of science education,operating models of science education.%以"证伪主义"为核心的波普尔科学哲学在上个世纪成功替代了逻辑实证主义成为科学哲学上的主导,这不仅是科学哲学的一次革命,还对科学教育的科学本质观、科学教学目标和理念,以及科学教育模式等都产生了深远的影响。

  1. An investigation of the electronic, structural and magnetic properties of the ruddlesden-popper phase Sr3RuCoO7

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    Hopper, H. A.; Wildman, E. J.; Macphee, D. E.; Sher, F.; Ritter, C.; Lledos, M.; Stenning, G.; McLaughlin, A. C.

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    The structural, magnetic and electronic properties of the Ruddlesden-Popper material Sr3CoRuO7 have been investigated. Examination of the dc and ac magnetic susceptibility demonstrates that Sr3CoRuO7 exhibits a spin glass transition at 40 K and a magnetic transition at 140 K. Variable-temperature neutron powder diffraction experiments showed no evidence of magnetic diffraction peaks down to 5 K. This suggests the transition at 140 K is a result of short range magnetic order or magnetic clustering of the Co/Ru spins. Sr3CoRuO7 is semiconducting and Mott variable range hopping behaviour is observed below 240 K.

  2. A Trajetória do Pensamento Econômico de Karl Marx

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    Full Text Available A construção do pensamento científico de Karl Marx está assentada nas grandes transformações societárias ocorridas no século XVIII, a partir da revolução industrial, das mudanças do modo de produção dominante e das erupções políticas revolucionárias que marcaram o Velho Continente, notadamente na Inglaterra e na França. A natureza do materialismo histórico-dialético só pode ser explicada pelas influências advindas da filosofia hegeliana, do socialismo utópico francês e da economia clássica inglesa. Estas escolas do pensamento, predominantes num período pós-Revolução Burguesa, foram objetos de estudo incansável de Marx, sendo dessa forma fundamentais para compreender a formação do pensamento desse autor. Esse artigo está centrado no seu pensamento econômico, para o qual a Escola Clássica foi fundamental. É reconhecido que o grande estímulo que provocou Marx a percorrer o caminho dos estudos econômicos foi a sua sensibilidade com os problemas gerados pela questão social, já demasiadamente manifestos nos seus primeiros escritos, enquanto jornalista da Gazeta Renana. Contudo, foram os clássicos da economia inglesa que, somados ao contexto econômico-social que se formava principalmente no país que serviu de berço para ascensão do capitalismo a Inglaterra que lhe forneceram os subsídios necessários para a construção da sua crítica da economia política, que culminou na sua principal obra, O Capital, publicada em 1867, considerada até os dias atuais umas das mais importantes obras econômicas de todos os tempos.

  3. Determination of kinetics of the karl Fischer reaction based on coulometry and true potentiometry.

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    1996-03-01

    A new measurement technique based on a combination of coulometry and zero-current potentiometry is described for determination of the kinetics of rapidly reacting Karl Fischer (KF) reagents. This makes it possible to determine the order as well as the rate constant for large variations in the concentrations of iodine and water present during a titration. It was shown that for imidazole-based methanolic reagents exposed to a large variation in the concentration of water, the KF reaction is first order with respect to iodine, sulfur dioxide, and water only for reagents in which the concentration of nonprotonated imidazole is very low. The rate constant determined for such a reagent (1 M imidazole, 0.8 M sulfur dioxide, 0.1 M iodine) was equal to that reported earlier in the literature. Regions showing first-order kinetics were also found for low concentrations of water when imidazole concentrations up to 2 mol/L were used, provided that these reagents had a quotient [Im](free)/[ImH(+)] around 4. In the interval 2-8 mol/L of imidazole, the order of the reaction with respect to iodine was, in most cases, one-half, while it was changed to between one-half and one with respect to water. The rate of the KF reaction was found to increase by nearly 5 orders of magnitude for a reagent in which the concentration of nonprotonated imidazole was increased from 0 (rate constant equal to 2.6 × 10(3) L(2) mol(-)(2) s(-)(1)) to about 7 mol/L. For most of these reagents, a recovery rate close to 100% was attained. A high concentration of nonprotonated imidazole in combination with a high concentration of sulfur dioxide could, however, lead to a change in stoichiometry of the KF reaction when larger amounts of water were determined (250 μg of water added to 3.4 mL of reagent solution). A reaction scheme is proposed which might explain this change in stoichiometry observed for some reagent compositions. By use of the described most rapidly reacting reagents, it was shown to be

  4. Coulometric Karl Fischer titration of trace water in diaphragm-free cells.

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    Larsson, William; Cedergren, Anders

    2005-03-15

    Factors influencing the accuracy and precision for diaphragm-free Karl Fischer coulometric determinations of low mug-amounts of water have been studied using the Metrohm 756 (pulsed current) coulometer and eight different types of commercial coulometric reagents and some modifications of these. As in the case of diaphragm-free coulometric titration of large amounts of water, the positive errors, due to the formation of oxidizable reduction products (of sulfur dioxide) in the cathode reaction (besides hydrogen), were found to be minimized by the use of highest possible pulse current (in the range 100-400mA) in combination with the fastest possible titration rate. Most accurate (102-103%) and precise results (typical relative standard deviation 1.8%) were obtained for reagents containing very large concentrations of imidazole in combination with the presence of modifiers like hexanol, chloroform and propylene glycol (i.e. the HYDRA-POINT reagents). Similar results were obtained when this type of reagent was mixed 60/40 with xylene according to the ASTM recommendation for water determinations in petroleum products like crude and lubricating oils. Addition of decanol to this type of reagent mixture was found to reduce the influence from the oxidative reduction products significantly. A reduction of the error from 3.6% relative to 1.6% was achieved by addition of 9% (v/v) of decanol to a 60/40 reagent mixture of HYDRA-POINT Coulometric Gen (containing hexanol as modifier) and xylene. For larger concentrations of decanol the pulse current had to be lowered to 100mA and this might explain why no further improvement was observed. An additional attempt to minimize the interference by lowering the concentration of sulfur dioxide in the reagents gave no significant effect. However, by means of a home-built computer-controlled coulometric instrumentation based on continuous instead of pulsed current (including a large cathodic current density) it was possible to achieve

  5. On psychodynamics of personal value-judgements - Nietzsche's theory of resentment and its reception by Karl Jaspers and Kurt Schneider.

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    Bormuth, Matthias

    2009-06-01

    A hundred years ago when Karl Jaspers was introducing psychological understanding to psychiatry the founder of the school of Heidelberg spoke of Friedrich Nietzsche as one of the "greatest" psychologists. Especially his theory of resentment with its core thesis unconscious prejudices were influencing our behaviour was able to illuminate the complex structure of human will. Taking into account this horizon of psychiatric history of ideas the presentation wants to persecute the following three questions: 1) Why the postulate which Nietzsche was giving on cultural prejudices of our thoughts, feelings and acts was so provocative so that many of the classical thinkers of psychological understanding were taking it up according to the needs of their disciplines sociology, psychology, psychiatry and philosophy? 2) What were the results of this inspiring theory which could be especially seen in the works of Karl Jaspers and Kurt Schneider? In other words: What were the aspects in which they agreed in their reception of Nietzsche and what were the points in which the two psychiatrists of the school of Heidelberg differed in the way they took the theory of resentment into account for their psychological understanding? 3) What could be the actual significance of the historical fact that Nietzsche and in his footsteps Max Weber were taking deep influence on psychiatric thinking around 1900?

  6. According to German Finance Minister Dr. Theodor Karl Helfferich “The Causes of of The First World War”

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    Full Text Available In history mankind has experienced the most devastating experience during the years of the First World War. This pre-war and war in the later stages of a decision taken individually, even thousands, even millions of lives have been directly or indirectly affected. Experiencing the process and outcome of the war rather than the causes of human history has so much more busy. Therefore, the cause of the war which works popularity continues even today. Concerning the reasons for the war period, written by the German Finance Minister Dr. Helfferich especially in England, including working with its allies in the war of public opinion in the state has led to many discussions concerning the reasons. Dr. Helfferich’s “The Beginning of Great War”; “German’s Case in The Supreme Court of Civilization”; was published under the title of The New York Times by the Fatherland company in 1915. Dr. Karl Helfferich’s study has been translated in different languages in following period. Keywords: Dr. Theodor Karl Helfferich, The First World War, Reşid Safvet Atabinen, Ottoman Empire, Germany.

  7. Comparison between amperometric and true potentiometric end-point detection in the determination of water by the Karl Fischer method.

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    1974-06-01

    A rapid and sensitive method using true potentiometric end-point detection has been developed and compared with the conventional amperometric method for Karl Fischer determination of water. The effect of the sulphur dioxide concentration on the shape of the titration curve is shown. By using kinetic data it was possible to calculate the course of titrations and make comparisons with those found experimentally. The results prove that the main reaction is the slow step, both in the amperometric and the potentiometric method. Results obtained in the standardization of the Karl Fischer reagent showed that the potentiometric method, including titration to a preselected potential, gave a standard deviation of 0.001(1) mg of water per ml, the amperometric method using extrapolation 0.002(4) mg of water per ml and the amperometric titration to a pre-selected diffusion current 0.004(7) mg of water per ml. Theories and results dealing with dilution effects are presented. The time of analysis was 1-1.5 min for the potentiometric and 4-5 min for the amperometric method using extrapolation.

  8. Poppering the Newell Test

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    2003-01-01

    The Newell Test as it is proposed by Anderson & Lebiere (A&L) has the disadvantage of being too positivistic, stressing areas a theory should cover, instead of attempting to exclude false predictions. Nevertheless, Newell's list can be used as the basis for a more stringent test with a stress on the

  9. Popper en Madrid

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    Aún en nuestros días es fácil comprobar la existencia de filósofos, y también de científicos, que creen que los límites de la razón se identifican con los de su propia concepción del mundo. Desgraciadamente, el ocultamiento y la tergiversación de datos es, todavía hoy, una práctica usual. Actitud que no es más que la vertiente práctica de una postura intelectual dogmática e intolerable. Por eso resulta estimulante encontrar un hombre cuya vida y pensamiento podría definirse como la antítesis ...

  10. Popper's scientific philosophy and its revelation for the research methods on jurisprudence%波普尔的科学哲学及其对法学研究方法的启示

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    波普尔的哲学思想在西方科学主义思潮的演化脉络中处于过渡性地位。波普尔的哲学早期是经验主义的,但在后期逐步经由经验证伪主义转向了理性批判主义。波普尔提出的科学始于问题而非经验、证伪主义、猜想与反驳的科学发展模式等思想,不仅对科学哲学本身,而且对法学等社会科学的研究也具有启示意义。重视问题及其境况、证伪主义视角、猜想与反驳的批判方法等都在法学研究中有着广阔的用武之地。%Popper's scientific philosophy plays a transitional role in the evolution of the western scientific socialist ideo-logical trend.In his early philosophy, Popper holds the thought of empiricism.However, Popper shifted his ideas from empirical to rational criticism , and opened a new situation of western philosophy .Popper's ideas including“science be-gins with the problem”,“falsificationism”,“guess and refute”, are instructive not only in philosophy of science itself , but also for law and other social science research has implications .Attaching great importance to the problems and situa-tion, falsificationism, guess and rebut criticism ,all of these methods have broad use in the study of law .

  11. Eripedagoogid ootavad poliitilisi otsuseid / Plado, Kaja; Karlep, Karl; Ostrat, Ain; Maila, Meelika; Binsol, Hene; Kontor, Ana; küsitlenud Martin Krõlov

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    Eripedagoogide vestlusringis osalevad: Tartu Ülikooli eripedagoogika osakonna juhataja Kaja Plado, emeriitdotsent pedagoogikadoktor Karl Karlep, Tartu Kroonuaia Kooli direktor Ain Ostrat ja õppealajuhataja Meelike Maila, Tartu Hiie Kooli õppealajuhataja Hene Binsol ning Tartu Nõustamis- ja õpiabi keskuse juhataja Ana Kontor

  12. Eripedagoogid ootavad poliitilisi otsuseid / Plado, Kaja; Karlep, Karl; Ostrat, Ain; Maila, Meelika; Binsol, Hene; Kontor, Ana; küsitlenud Martin Krõlov

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    Eripedagoogide vestlusringis osalevad: Tartu Ülikooli eripedagoogika osakonna juhataja Kaja Plado, emeriitdotsent pedagoogikadoktor Karl Karlep, Tartu Kroonuaia Kooli direktor Ain Ostrat ja õppealajuhataja Meelike Maila, Tartu Hiie Kooli õppealajuhataja Hene Binsol ning Tartu Nõustamis- ja õpiabi keskuse juhataja Ana Kontor

  13. Karl Polanyi : prophète de la fin de l’économie libérale

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    Full Text Available L’intérêt pour le travail de Karl Polanyi s’est renforcé avec l’avènement de la globalisation néo-libérale, et il peut encore s’accentuer étant donné la catastrophe engendrée par celle-ci. En 1944, l’ouvrage « La Grande Transformation » expliquait les difficultés rencontrées par le capitalisme entre les deux guerres. Elles résultaient en particulier de la tendance à instaurer un marché auto-régulateur depuis le 19ème siècle. La société a réagi à cette tendance pour s’y opposer. Polanyi attendait donc une réarticulation de l’économie et de la société à travers la planification sociale, mais il n’avait pas anticipé la relance de l’économie de marché sous le leadership américain. Il s’est ensuite consacré à l’économie pré-industrielle, à la fois formelle et substantive. Plus tard, son concept d’encastrement a été central dans l’émergence d’une nouvelle sociologie économique. Aujourd’hui, son analyse du capitalisme financier avant la première guerre mondiale et le désastre de l’entre deux guerres est d’une pertinence particulière.The interest for the work of Karl Polanyi has increased with the avent of neoliberal globalization and it may still increase given the catastrophies which follow. In 1944, in his book The Great Transformation, Karl Polanyi explained the difficulties encountered by capitalism between the two wars. They resulted in part from the tendency to try to establish an autoregulating market since the 19 th century. Society reacted to this and opposed this trend. Polanyi expected a rearticulation of economy and society through social planification, but he had not anticipated the development of market economy under leadership of the USA. He then went on to study preindustrial economies, from a formal and substantive point of view. Later on, his concept of embeddedness was central in the emergence of a new Economic Sociology. Today, his analysis of financial

  14. Rezension von: Karl Lenz, Marina Adler: Geschlechterverhältnisse. Einführung in die sozialwissenschaftliche Geschlechterforschung Band 1. Weinheim u.a.: Juventa Verlag 2010. — Karl Lenz, Marina Adler: Geschlechterbeziehungen. Weinheim u.a.: Juventa Verlag 2011.

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    Full Text Available Karl Lenz und Marina Adler orientieren sich in ihrem zweibändigen Lehrbuch zur sozialwissenschaftlichen Geschlechterforschung an der etablierten Unterscheidung zwischen Makro- und Mikrosoziologie. Im ersten Band werden theoretische Perspektiven der Geschlechterforschung und unterschiedliche Zusammenhänge zu Kultur nachgezeichnet sowie zentrale Themenfelder einer Sozialstrukturanalyse der Geschlechterordnung fokussiert, nämlich Recht, Politik, Bildung und Arbeit. Im zweiten Band stehen neben der Sozialisation ausgewählte Erträge der mikrosoziologischen Geschlechterforschung im Zentrum, nämlich Körper, Sexualität, persönliche Beziehungen, Devianz und Gewalt. In dieser überfälligen, informativen, sorgfältig recherchierten, aber auch vergleichsweise traditionellen und empirisch orientierten Einführung wird die Geschlechterforschung zwar in einer breiteren Diversity-Forschung verortet, das Verhältnis von Diversität und Geschlecht leider aber nicht reflektiert.

  15. [The Concept of Typology in Psychiatry in the Context of Historical Contributions of Max Weber and Karl Jaspers].

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    Against the background of Max Weber's and Karl Jaspers' outstanding historical contributions to the conceptual development of different typologies, the importance of a psychiatric typology is examined. The term "ideal type" was introduced into social science by Weber as an analytical construct to describe and classify cultural phenomena. This concept was adopted for the psychiatric context by Jaspers who proposed to establish a typological system in the field of psychotic disturbances without an organic correlate. He emphasized the importance of the course of psychopathological symptoms for such a typological system. The concept of typology can be regarded as a promising heuristic approach in psychiatry, providing a classification system for complex psychopathological symptoms. Even though several historic typologies exist in psychopathology, their usefulness in the fields of therapy and prognosis needs to be critically assessed. Also, new typologies will have to be developed, taking into account neurobiological knowledge now available.

  16. Breve história da edição crítica das obras de Karl Marx

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    Full Text Available RESUMOEste artigo discute as tentativas de publicar uma edição histórico-crítica das obras de Karl Marx, o Marx-Engels Gesamtausgabe (MEGA: a primeira, que foi liderada por David Riazanov na décadas de 1920 e 1930, e o segundo, a MEGA2, projeto que começou na década de 1970 e ainda está em curso de publicação. O artigo apresenta essas duas edições e discute o seu impacto sobre a interpretação do pensamento econômico e filosófico de Marx.

  17. Teología de la Evolución (II): La Llamada Creadora Trinitaria. Karl Schmitz-Moormann, 1997

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    Continuamos presentando la tríada de intuiciones valiosas para elaborar una teología de la «creación en evolución» [ver PENSAMIENTO, vol. 63 (2007), pp. 605-636]. Presentamos la intuición del biólogo y teólogo católico alemán Karl Schmitz-Moormann, publicada póstumamente en 1997. Inspirado por Teilhard y su metafísica de la unión, introduce su concepto de «uni-totalidad», y observa tales uni-totalidades a lo largo del progreso evolutivo, desde las partículas subatómicas hasta las agrupaciones...

  18. Teología de la evolución (I): La autotrascendencia activa. Karl Rahner, 1961

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    Este artículo es el primero de una tríada en la que se presentarán tres intuiciones que creemos valiosas para elaborar hoy día una rica teología de la «creación en evolución» (las otras dos serán: 2. La llamada creativa trinitaria, según Karl Schmitz-Moormann, 1997, y 3. El Espíritu como fuente de novedad, según Denis Edwards, 2004). Quisiéramos entender, a nivel filosófico y teológico, esa «cosmo-bio-evolución» que es nuestra propia «mega historia». Comenzamos hoy por preguntarnos cómo expli...

  19. A Shift of Ideology in the Translation of Karl May’s Work Und Friede auf Erden! into Indonesian Language

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    Full Text Available This paper discusses a shift of ideology occurred in the translation of the work of the German Author Karl May Und Friede auf Erden!  into Indonesian Language under the title Dan Damai di Bumi! (And Peace on Earth!. The method of the discourse analysis called " topique " developed by  Boltanski and Thevenot was used to find the ideology of the source text (ST. The shift of the ideology was analyzed by comparing the ST with the target text (TT using a structural approach (syntactic and semantic and by considering the role of the translators, Agus Setiadi and Hendarto Setiadi. According to the result of the analysis, the shift of ideology in the translation of Und Friede auf Erden! into Indonesian, caused by eliminations of parts or whole sentence and replacement of adjectives and other kinds of attributes due to Islam and particular ethnics of the Middle East countries.

  20. Ipseidad y estructura dialógica en la flosofía de Karl-Otto Apel

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    Full Text Available El presente artículo aborda el problema de la identidad y la otredad en la filosofía de Karl-Otto Apel, teniendo en cuenta que la estructura dialógica de la racionalidad permite pensar más allá de la filosofía tradicional de la conciencia. Según este objetivo, se emplean las categorías de ipseidad y mismidad, propuestas por Paul Ricoeur, a modo de instrumento metodológico, para realizar una lectura de la obra de Apel respecto al problema planteado. Así, el posicionamiento de Apel con relación a la dialogicidad y a la intersubjetividad pone de manifiesto la importancia de la argumentación colectiva en la configuración de una identidad a modo de ipseidad.

  1. Differentiation of rye and wheat flour as well as mixtures by using the kinetics of Karl Fischer water titration.

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    Hădărugă, Daniel I; Costescu, Corina I; Corpaş, Laura; Hădărugă, Nicoleta G; Isengard, Heinz-Dieter

    2016-03-15

    The aim of this study was to find a simple way to differentiate between rye and wheat flour and their mixtures by using the kinetic parameters of Karl Fischer water titration (KFT). Consequently, the water content and type of molecules in rye and wheat mixtures used in Romanian bread making have been investigated by means of volumetric KFT. Further, the kinetics of KFT have been determined and novel kinetic parameters corresponding to "surface" and "strongly-retained" water molecules have been identified to discriminate between rye and wheat flour and their mixtures. The "surface" and "strongly-retained" water reaction rates well correlate with the rye content in the flour mixtures, especially at higher temperature analysis (r>0.95). These parameters can be used as indicators for quality evaluation of such type of mixtures, as well as to identify adulteration by improper use of the rye-wheat flour ratios in bread making.

  2. O lugar das utopias no pensamento de Ralf Dahrendorf: crítica a Talcott Parsons e Karl Marx

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    Antonio Carlos Dias Jr

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    Full Text Available http://dx.doi.org/10.5007/1806-5023.2012v9n1p27 O artigo visa reconstruir a crítica formulada pelo filósofo e sociólogo germano-inglês Ralf Dahrendorf (1929-2009 aos modelos sociológicos de Talcott Parsons e Karl Marx, que o autor considerava como utópicos. Para ele, tanto a sociologia funcionalista como a marxiana não são adequadas à análise das sociedades contemporâneas: a primeira por desconsiderar o papel constitutivo dos conflitos sociais, e a segunda por não reconhecer seu caráter ubíquo.

  3. A New n = 4 Layered Ruddlesden-Popper Phase K(2.5)Bi(2.5)Ti4O13 Showing Stoichiometric Hydration.

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    Liu, Samuel; Avdeev, Maxim; Liu, Yun; Johnson, Mark R; Ling, Chris D

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    A new bismuth-containing layered perovskite of the Ruddlesden-Popper type, K(2.5)Bi(2.5)Ti4O13, has been prepared by solid-state synthesis. It has been shown to hydrate to form stoichiometric K(2.5)Bi(2.5)Ti4O13·H2O. Diffraction data show that the structure consists of a quadruple-stacked (n = 4) perovskite layer, with potassium ions occupying the rock salt layer and its next-nearest A site. The hydrated sample was shown to remove the offset between stacked perovskite layers relative to the dehydrated sample. Computational methods show that the hydrated phase consists of intact H2O molecules in a vertical "pillared" arrangement bridging across the interlayer space. Rotations of H2O molecules about the c axis were evident in molecular dynamic calculations, which increased in rotation angle with increasing temperature. In situ diffraction data for the dehydrated phase point to a broad structural phase transition from orthorhombic to tetragonal at ∼600 °C. The relative bismuth-rich composition in the perovskite block results in a higher transition temperature compared to related perovskite structures. Water makes a significant contribution to the dielectric constant, which disappears after dehydration.

  4. Oxygen Point Defect Chemistry in Ruddlesden-Popper Oxides (La1-xSrx)2MO4±δ (M = Co, Ni, Cu).

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    Xie, Wei; Lee, Yueh-Lin; Shao-Horn, Yang; Morgan, Dane

    2016-05-19

    Stability of oxygen point defects in Ruddlesden-Popper oxides (La1-xSrx)2MO4±δ (M = Co, Ni, Cu) is studied with density functional theory calculations to determine their stable sites, charge states, and energetics as functions of Sr content (x), transition metal (M), and defect concentration (δ). We demonstrate that the dominant O point defects can change between oxide interstitials, peroxide interstitials, and vacancies. In general, increasing x and atomic number of M stabilizes peroxide over oxide interstitials as well as vacancies over both peroxide and oxide interstitials; increasing δ destabilizes both oxide interstitials and vacancies but barely affects peroxide interstitials. We also demonstrate that the O 2p-band center is a powerful descriptor for these materials and correlates linearly with the formation energy of all defects. The trends of formation energy versus x, M, and δ and the correlation with O 2p-band center are explained in terms of oxidation chemistry and electronic structure.

  5. Phase Transitions in the Ruddlesden-Popper Phase Li2CaTa2O7: X-ray and Neutron Powder Thermodiffraction, TEM, Raman, and SHG Experiments.

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    Galven, Cyrille; Mounier, Denis; Bouchevreau, Boris; Suard, Emmanuelle; Bulou, Alain; Crosnier-Lopez, Marie-Pierre; Le Berre, Françoise

    2016-03-01

    The structure of the Ruddlesden-Popper layered perovskite Li2CaTa2O7, known for its high photocatalytic water activity since its discovery in 2008, is reinvestigated. This oxide has been characterized by powder X-ray and neutron thermodiffraction, TEM, second harmonic generation (SHG), and Raman experiments on powders and single crystals. It is shown that it undergoes two structural phase transitions (i) around 220 °C, mainly characterized by the progressive emergence of SHG signal at low temperatures, and (ii) at 660 °C, mainly characterized by changes of the temperature behavior of lattice parameters and by the emergence of Raman signals that linearly increase on decreasing temperature. It is shown by powder neutron diffraction profile refinements at RT, 400, and 800 °C that the space groups of the successive phases of Li2CaTa2O7 are the acentric Pna21 (RT ≤ T ≤ 220 °C), Pnma (220 °C ≤ T ≤ 660 °C), and Cmcm (T ≥ 660 °C). A soft mode associated with the transition to the highest symmetry for this structural arrangement (I4/mmm) is also found in the Raman spectra. All these transitions appear continuous: the high temperature ones can be attributed to progressive vanishings of the octahedra tiltings (displacives) while the transition in the vicinity of 220 °C from Pna21 to Pnma exhibits order-disorder character.

  6. La2SrCr2O7F2: A Ruddlesden-Popper Oxyfluoride Containing Octahedrally Coordinated Cr(4+) Centers.

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    Zhang, Ronghuan; Read, Gareth; Lang, Franz; Lancaster, Tom; Blundell, Stephen J; Hayward, Michael A

    2016-03-21

    The low-temperature fluorination of the n = 2 Ruddlesden-Popper phase La2SrCr2O7 yields La2SrCr2O7F2 via a topochemical fluorine insertion reaction. The structure-conserving nature of the fluorination reaction means that the chromium centers of the initial oxide phase retain an octahedral coordination environment in the fluorinated product, resulting in a material containing an extended array of apex-linked Cr(4+)O6 units. Typically materials containing networks of octahedrally coordinated Cr(4+) centers can only be prepared at high pressure; thus, the preparation of La2SrCr2O7F2 demonstrates that low-temperature topochemical reactions offer an alternative synthesis route to materials of this type. Neutron diffraction, magnetization, and μ(+)SR data indicate that La2SrCr2O7F2 undergoes a transition to an antiferromagnetic state below TN ≈ 140 K. The structure-property relations of this phase and other Cr(4+) oxide phases are discussed.

  7. Structural, optical and vibrational properties of self-assembled Pbn+1(Ti1-x Fex)nO(3n+1)-δ Ruddlesden-Popper superstructures.

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    Doig, K I; Peters, J J P; Nawaz, S; Walker, D; Walker, M; Lees, M R; Beanland, R; Sanchez, A M; McConville, C F; Palkar, V R; Lloyd-Hughes, J

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    Bulk crystals and thin films of PbTi(1-x)FexO3(-δ) (PTFO) are multiferroic, exhibiting ferroelectricity and ferromagnetism at room temperature. Here we report that the Ruddlesden-Popper phase Pbn+1(Ti(1-x)Fex)nO3(n+1)-δ forms spontaneously during pulsed laser deposition of PTFO on LaAlO3 substrates. High-resolution transmission electron microscopy, x-ray diffraction and x-ray photoemission spectroscopy were utilised to perform a structural and compositional analysis, demonstrating that n ≃ 8 and x ≃ 0.5. The complex dielectric function of the films was determined from far-infrared to ultraviolet energies using a combination of terahertz time-domain spectroscopy, Fourier transform spectroscopy, and spectroscopic ellipsometry. The simultaneous Raman and infrared activity of phonon modes and the observation of second harmonic generation establishes a non-centrosymmetric point group for Pbn+1(Ti0.5Fe0.5)nO3(n+1)-δ, a prerequisite for (but not proof of) ferroelectricity. No evidence of macroscopic ferromagnetism was found in SQUID magnetometry. The ultrafast optical response exhibited coherent magnon oscillations compatible with local magnetic order, and additionally was used to study photocarrier cooling on picosecond timescales. An optical gap smaller than that of BiFeO3 and long photocarrier lifetimes may make this system interesting as a ferroelectric photovoltaic.

  8. Beyond Popper and Polanyi: Leonor Michaelis, a critical and passionate pioneer of research at the interface of medicine, enzymology, and physical chemistry.

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    Deichmann, Ute

    2012-01-01

    The biochemist and biophysicist Leonor Michaelis (1875-1949) was a renowned pioneer who worked at the interface of physical chemistry and biochemistry. He is best known for his work on the physical chemistry of proteins and enzymes and for the mathematical derivation, together with Maud Menten, of the affinity constant of the enzyme substrate bond, now known as the Michaelis-Menten constant. His thorough experimentation and careful theorizing made him critical of his contemporaries in medical biochemistry, whose work did not withstand scrutiny. His strong influence resulted from combining new concepts and approaches with traditional ones, thus bridging conceptual gaps. Most importantly, his success was brought about because he combined a critical and sharp mind with competence, passion, and determination. A review of Michaelis's approach and achievements shows that critical theory testing, as suggested by Popper, cannot explain scientific advance if taken alone; the existence of a passionate commitment to scientific beliefs, as emphasized by Polanyi, is another necessary prerequisite for the development of science.

  9. Crystal Structure and Magnetic Properties of an oxygen deficient n = 2 Ruddlesden-Popper phase Sr3Co2O5.67

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    Hill, Julienne M.; Mitchell, John F.; Dabrowski, Bogdan

    2006-03-01

    Interest in charge, orbital, and spin state phenomena in perovskite and related cobalt oxides is a growing area of transition metal oxide physics. Recently, J. Matsuno et al. have found that epitaxial films of the n = 1 Ruddlesden-Popper (R-P) phase Sr2CoO4 are metallic ferromagnets with relatively high TC ˜ 250 K. This is particularly interesting in light of the formal oxidation state of Co, Co^4+, offering no clear source of carriers. To extend the materials chemistry and physics of the R-P series of cobaltites, we have synthesized the n = 2 R-P phase Sr3Co2O7-δ in bulk form. The crystal structure [from neutron powder diffraction (NPD) data] of our most oxygen-deficient sample, Sr3Co2O5.67 is orthorhombic Immm with a = 3.94025(9) å, b = 3.67479(9) å and c = 20.6642(5) å. The magnetization versus temperature data show two antiferromagnetic transitions at approximately 170 K and 220 K. To further elucidate the magnetic properties of this material, we have conducted a temperature-dependent NPD study. The low temperature magnetic structure is surprisingly complex and suggestive of an incommensurate ordering wave vector. Full details and results of the NPD study will be given. J. Matsuno et al., PRL 93, 167202 (2004).

  10. Falsification in Popper Science and Its Meaning%浅谈波普尔科学的证伪及其意义

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    陆锦龙

    2012-01-01

    本文旨在通过对波普尔所提出的证伪模式的科学论证方法进行分析,力求使读者了解科学理论产生方法的演变过程。之所以要单独对证伪模式看成一个独立的研究对象,主要是这样的一个方法模式产生了后来新的科学研究思维,同时也使科学理论有了突飞猛进的发展,可以说这种方法是后来科学理论发展的一个重要基石。%According to analyze the falsification in Popper science, this paper aims to know the progress of scientific theory. Being one separate research object, falsification mode brought out scientific thought, meanwhile, the development of scientific theory. That is the base of scientific theory.

  11. Irradiation study on Sr{sub n+1}Ti{sub n}O{sub 3n+1} Ruddlesden-Popper phases synthesized by hot-forging

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    Tang, Ming; Fu, Engang [Materials Science and Technology Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM 87545 (United States); Fuierer, Paul; Dickens, Peter [Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology, Socorro, NM 87801 (United States)

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    The hot-forging technique was used to obtain both the n = 2 (Sr{sub 3}Ti{sub 2}O{sub 7}) and n = {infinity} (SrTiO{sub 3}) members of Ruddlesden-Popper phase Sr{sub n+1}Ti{sub n}O{sub 3n+1}. Pure phase and high density (>95% theoretical) materials were achieved using this technique. These polycrystalline samples were irradiated with 200 keV He ions to a fluence of 2 x 10{sup 21} ion/m{sup 2} (corresponding to a peak dose at 5 dpa) at room temperature to study radiation damage effects. Microstructural investigation on pristine and irradiated samples was performed using grazing incidence X-ray diffraction (GIXRD) and transmission electron microscopy (TEM). Three phenomena are revealed upon comparing prisXtine versus irradiated samples. First, both compounds interplanar lattice spacings increased after irradiation. Second, peak broadening possibly suggests incredibly small grain due to irradiation. Third, experiment results revealed an amorphization in the irradiated Sr{sub 3}Ti{sub 2}O{sub 7}, while no amorphization was observed in irradiated SrTiO{sub 3}. (copyright 2013 WILEY-VCH Verlag GmbH and Co. KGaA, Weinheim) (orig.)

  12. Atomic layer epitaxy of Ruddlesden-Popper SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} films by means of metalorganic aerosol deposition

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    Jungbauer, M.; Hühn, S.; Moshnyaga, V. [Erstes Physikalisches Institut, Universität Göttingen, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077 Göttingen (Germany); Egoavil, R.; Tan, H.; Verbeeck, J.; Van Tendeloo, G. [EMAT, University of Antwerp, Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2020 Antwerp (Belgium)

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    We report an atomic layer epitaxial growth of Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) thin films of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} (n = ∞, 2, 3, 4) by means of metalorganic aerosol deposition (MAD). The films are grown on SrTiO{sub 3}(001) substrates by means of a sequential deposition of Sr-O/Ti-O{sub 2} atomic monolayers, monitored in-situ by optical ellipsometry. X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy (TEM) reveal the RP structure with n = 2–4 in accordance with the growth recipe. RP defects, observed by TEM in a good correlation with the in-situ ellipsometry, mainly result from the excess of SrO. Being maximal at the film/substrate interface, the SrO excess rapidly decreases and saturates after 5–6 repetitions of the SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub 4} block at the level of 2.4%. This identifies the SrTiO{sub 3} substrate surface as a source of RP defects under oxidizing conditions within MAD. Advantages and limitations of MAD as a solution-based and vacuum-free chemical deposition route were discussed in comparison with molecular beam epitaxy.

  13. Surface modeling and chemical solution deposition of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} Ruddlesden-Popper phases

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    Zschornak, M., E-mail: matthias.zschornak@physik.tu-dresden.de [Institut fuer Ionenstrahlphysik und Materialforschung, FZ Dresden-Rossendorf, D-01314 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Gemming, S. [Institut fuer Ionenstrahlphysik und Materialforschung, FZ Dresden-Rossendorf, D-01314 Dresden (Germany); Gutmann, E. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Weissbach, T. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut fuer Theoretische Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, D-09596 Freiberg (Germany); Stoecker, H.; Leisegang, T. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Riedl, T.; Traenkner, M. [IFW Dresden, PF 270116, D-01171 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut fuer Werkstoffwissenschaft, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany); Gemming, T. [IFW Dresden, PF 270116, D-01171 Dresden (Germany); Meyer, D.C. [Institut fuer Strukturphysik, Technische Universitaet Dresden, D-01062 Dresden (Germany)] [Institut fuer Experimentelle Physik, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, D-09596 Freiberg (Germany)

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    Strontium titanate (STO) is a preferred substrate material for functional oxide growth, whose surface properties can be adjusted through the presence of Ruddlesden-Popper (RP) phases. Here, density functional theory (DFT) is used to model the (1 0 0) and (0 0 1) surfaces of SrO(SrTiO{sub 3}){sub n} RP phases. Relaxed surface structures, electronic properties and stability relations have been determined. In contrast to pure STO, the near-surface SrO-OSr stacking fault can be employed to control surface roughness by adjusting SrO and TiO{sub 2} surface rumpling, to stabilize SrO termination in an SrO-rich surrounding or to increase the band gap in the case of TiO{sub 2} termination. RP thin films have been epitaxially grown on (0 0 1) STO substrates by chemical solution deposition. In agreement with DFT results, the fraction of particular RP phases n = 1-3 changes with varying heating rate and molar ratio Sr:Ti. This is discussed in terms of bulk formation energy.

  14. Nährig, Dietrich & Karl Hermann Harms, unter Mitarbeit von Josef Kiechle, Hanspeter Rausch, Wolfgang Schawaller & Jörg Spelda (2003: Rote Listen und Checklisten der Spinnentiere (Arachnida Baden-Württembergs

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    2004-11-01

    Full Text Available book review: Nährig Dietrich & Karl Hermann Harms, unter Mitarbeit von Josef Kiechle, Hanspeter Rausch, Wolfgang Schawaller & Jörg Spelda (2003: Rote Listen und Checklisten der Spinnentiere (Arachnida Baden-Württembergs.

  15. Kaks maastikuvaadet Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgenilt: romantismi kaja biidermeierlikus sarmis = Two Landscape Views by Otto Gerhard von Kügelgen: Echo of Romanticism in Biedermeier Charm / Kadi Polli

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    2010. aastal Frankfurdis H. W. Fichteri kunstigaleriis müüki tulnud kümnest kunstiteosest, sh. Eesti Kunstimuuseumi poolt omandatud kahest Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgeni tööst. Franz Gerhard von Kügelgeni noorema poja Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgeni elust, loomingust ja tema akvarellidest "Perekond Vinni mõisas" ja "Rändur metsas"

  16. Kaks maastikuvaadet Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgenilt: romantismi kaja biidermeierlikus sarmis = Two Landscape Views by Otto Gerhard von Kügelgen: Echo of Romanticism in Biedermeier Charm / Kadi Polli

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    Polli, Kadi, 1973-

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    2010. aastal Frankfurdis H. W. Fichteri kunstigaleriis müüki tulnud kümnest kunstiteosest, sh. Eesti Kunstimuuseumi poolt omandatud kahest Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgeni tööst. Franz Gerhard von Kügelgeni noorema poja Karl Otto Gerhard von Kügelgeni elust, loomingust ja tema akvarellidest "Perekond Vinni mõisas" ja "Rändur metsas"

  17. Mediaciones para un método de teología pastoral, a partir de la teología práctica de Karl Rahner

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    Alex Vigueras Cherres

    2012-01-01

    Full Text Available A partir de una comprensión de la teología práctica de Karl Rahner como una teología pastoral en perspectiva escatológica, y teniendo como plano de fondo el problema del carácter teológico del análisis de la situación presente, presentamos algunas posibles mediaciones para un método de teología pastoral, a saber, mirar el futuro desde la "futuridad del presente", conocer desde los otros, la narratividad, la corporeidad y la "indiferencia".Based on understanding of Karl Rahner's practical theology as a pastoral theology in an eschatological perspective, and having as a background the theological problem of analyzing the present situation, we present some possible mediations for a pastoral theology method, namely, looking at the future from a "futurity of the present," knowing from others, narrative, corporeality and "indifference."

  18. Kuninga Kuulutaja : oma esimest kooli ei unusta me kunagi / Sandra Põld, Karl-Ott Juhanson, Elis Rebbas, Aleksander Mjakonkihh...[jt.

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    Pärnu Kuninga Tänava Põhikooli lõpetajad Sandra Põld, Karl-Ott Juhanson, Elis Rebbas, Aleksander Mjakonkihh, Vegard Kruusla ja Erik Nisu vastavad küsimusele milliste tunnete-mälestustega nad oma esimesest koolist lahkuvad ja millest unistavad? Sisaldab Koolilehe toimetust: Ruth Kaik, Marika Hoolma, Egne Õispuu, Rauno Pella, Kadi Raal, Gritta Käär ja Maarja Põld

  19. O fracasso da metafísica Uma exegese de algumas passagens da Psicologia das Visões de Mundo de Karl Jaspers

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    Gerson Brea

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    Full Text Available Resumo: Metafísica é um conceito fundamental no pensamento de Karl Jaspers. Isso fica claro em sua primeira grande obra filosófica Philosophie (1932, principalmente no terceiro volume, intitulado Metaphysik. Em sua última preleção, Jaspers retoma novamente o tema, discutindo mais uma vez as ideias de “cifras”, de “transcendência”, do “ser em fracasso”. Entretanto, já em 1919, em seu livro Psicologia das Visões de Mundo, o conceito de metafísica aparece em momentos decisivos.  Não obstante, permanece nebuloso, impreciso ou até mesmo ambíguo o que Jaspers pretende indicar com essa expressão. O objetivo final do artigo é apresentar a ideia de “metafísico” nessa obra em que, embora oscile entre filosofia e psicologia compreensiva, Jaspers já introduz os principais elementos de sua filosofia da existência. Palavras-chave: Metafísica, Karl Jaspers, Visão de Mundo, Situação-limite, Filosofia da Existência. Abstract: Metaphysics is a fundamental concept in Karl Jaspers’ thinking. The third volume of his first great philosophical work, Philosophie (1932, was entitled Metaphysik. And in his last lecture, Jaspers takes up the theme again, discussing the ideas of “ciphers”, “transcendence”, “being in failure”. However, already in 1919, in his book Psychology of World Views, the concept of metaphysics appears in crucial moments. Nevertheless, it remains nebulous, vague or even ambiguous what Jaspers is trying to indicate with this expression. The ultimate goal of the article is to present the idea of “metaphysical” in this work in which, although oscillating between philosophy and understanding psychology, Jaspers already introduces the key elements of his philosophy of existence. Keywords: Metaphysics, Karl Jaspers, World View, Boundary Situations, Philosophy of Existence.

  20. Human and animal health on three continents--a biography of the early life of Karl Friedrich Meyer (1884-1974).

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    Pospischil, Andreas

    2015-08-01

    Karl Friedrich Meyer (KF) was born and educated as a veterinarian in Europe; he researched infectious diseases in Europe, South Africa and the United States. He is one of the true forefathers of the 'one health-one medicine' concept. The broad scope of his research covered botulism, leptospirosis, brucellosis, plague, ornithosis, Western equine encephalitis, mussel poisoning and clostridia. This manuscript adds some more details of his early biography.

  1. O fracasso da metafísica Uma exegese de algumas passagens da Psicologia das Visões de Mundo de Karl Jaspers

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    Gerson Brea

    2016-12-01

    Full Text Available Resumo: Metafísica é um conceito fundamental no pensamento de Karl Jaspers. Isso fica claro em sua primeira grande obra filosófica Philosophie (1932, principalmente no terceiro volume, intitulado Metaphysik. Em sua última preleção, Jaspers retoma novamente o tema, discutindo mais uma vez as ideias de “cifras”, de “transcendência”, do “ser em fracasso”. Entretanto, já em 1919, em seu livro Psicologia das Visões de Mundo, o conceito de metafísica aparece em momentos decisivos.  Não obstante, permanece nebuloso, impreciso ou até mesmo ambíguo o que Jaspers pretende indicar com essa expressão. O objetivo final do artigo é apresentar a ideia de “metafísico” nessa obra em que, embora oscile entre filosofia e psicologia compreensiva, Jaspers já introduz os principais elementos de sua filosofia da existência. Palavras-chave: Metafísica, Karl Jaspers, Visão de Mundo, Situação-limite, Filosofia da Existência. Abstract: Metaphysics is a fundamental concept in Karl Jaspers’ thinking. The third volume of his first great philosophical work, Philosophie (1932, was entitled Metaphysik. And in his last lecture, Jaspers takes up the theme again, discussing the ideas of “ciphers”, “transcendence”, “being in failure”. However, already in 1919, in his book Psychology of World Views, the concept of metaphysics appears in crucial moments. Nevertheless, it remains nebulous, vague or even ambiguous what Jaspers is trying to indicate with this expression. The ultimate goal of the article is to present the idea of “metaphysical” in this work in which, although oscillating between philosophy and understanding psychology, Jaspers already introduces the key elements of his philosophy of existence. Keywords: Metaphysics, Karl Jaspers, World View, Boundary Situations, Philosophy of Existence.

  2. DOING SOCIAL BUSINESS IN EUROPE. FROM BANKS TO SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP. INTERVIEW WITH MR. FRANZ KARL PRÜLLER, ERSTE FOUNDATION FROM AUSTRIA

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    Dorian Ilie

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    Full Text Available This interview was conducted with Mr. Franz Karl Prüller, member of the board of the Austrian Erste Foundation, one of the most active organizations in Central and Eastern Europe in terms of social involvement. We talked with him about social business in Europe, social entrepreneurship, cases of good practice, the situation inRomania and the Erste Foundation projects in our country

  3. El "Curso fundamental de la fe" de Karl Rahner. Objetivo, génesis y significado de un "experimento"

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    2004-01-01

    Full Text Available Se ha cumplido ya más de un cuarto de siglo desde la publicación del "Curso fundamental de la fe" de Karl Rahner (= CFF. Como ha afirmado el mismo autor, el texto no representa una síntesis de su teología. No obstante, puede ser considerado justamente como el trabajo más integral de su pensamiento. Aunque está pensado como curso introductorio (en un sentido que hay que precisar, el trabajo que propone constituye, piensa Rahner, "la tarea de todo un estudio teológico". No resulta exagerado afirmar que dicho CFF está entre las obras de teología más importantes del siglo XX. En este artículo analizo, primero, el objetivo del CFF. Procuro sacar a la luz algunos argumentos que destacan su naturaleza específica. Presto atención también, aunque en menor medida, a la organización sistemática de este emprendimiento y destaco algunas de sus limitaciones. En un segundo momento, considero el proceso de la formación del texto que ha durado más de un decenio. Finalmente, el artículo subraya, comparando el CFF de 1976 con un ensayo programático que se remonta a 1939, hasta qué punto el CFF puede ser considerado, con palabras de K. Neufeld, suma de una teología- suma de una vidaMore than 25 years have gone since the publication of The Christian Foundations of Faith by Karl Rahner. As stated by Rahner himself, the text is not a synthesis of his theology, yet it may be well considered as the most important work of his thought. Even though it was originally thought of as an introductory course, according to Rahner, his proposal constitutes "the task of any theological study". We may assert that that this work is among the most important theological works of the XX century. This article first analyses the objective of this book, highlighting the arguments of its specific nature, while paying attention to its systematic structure and some of its limitations. In the second place the author considers the process of formation of the text, which

  4. Reflection on the Laws of History --My comment on the censure of historical determinism from Karl Raimund Popper%重思历史规律——评卡尔·波普尔对历史决定论的诘难

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    任洁

    2002-01-01

    20世纪以来,马克思主义的历史决定论受到以卡尔@波普尔为代表的西方哲学家的诘难.卡尔@波普尔以证伪主义为其方法论支撑,否认社会历史有规律可循,倡导自由意志论;否认人们进行历史预言的可能性,进而取消了理论历史学存在的理由.波普尔没有正确认识马克思主义的历史决定论是决定性与选择性、必然性与偶然性、可能性与现实性的辩证统一.

  5. 艺术史与"情境分析"--波普尔的客观理解理论在艺术史研究中的意义%Art History and Situational Analysis:The Significance of Karl Popper's Theory of Objective Knowledge for the Study of Art History

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    2001-01-01

    @@ 一 E·H·贡布里希在结束其的导论部分时,论及艺术欣赏中的一种"脑力短路"现象①,从而提示了面对一件往昔之作我们时常会陷入的那种矛盾境地:一方面,随着时间的流逝,随着艺术品原本历史关系的丧失,其本然涵义渐趋隐没,因而我们知之甚少;

  6. On the Scientificity of History: A Comparative Study of Edward Carr and Karl Popper's Methodology in History Research%历史的科学性辨疑——爱德华·卡尔与卡尔·波普历史科学方法论比较

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    李硕

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    著名的历史学家爱德华·卡尔与哲学家卡尔·波普从不同的研究视角,对历史的科学性问题提出了极富创见性和启发性的理论思考.他们都认同历史学与自然科学在方法论的意义上存在同一性,但是在关于如何将科学研究方法中的“检验”与“预测”运用于历史学,即一方面如何通过证实或证伪对历史假设问题进行验证,另一方面如何通过经验获取可以作为对一般知识的预测,两人仍存在分歧.由于这一分歧,两人走向了相互背离的两种不同历史哲学.

  7. Effect of Falsification on Traditional Formal Logic and Premised Knowledge--For Karl Popper's 100th Birthday%证伪主义对传统形式逻辑学前提性知识的影响--纪念卡尔·波普尔诞辰100周年

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    李春泰

    2003-01-01

    传统形式逻辑的前提性知识曾被认为其真已由实践所证实,波普尔的分析显示,这种知识并不可靠,它不具有必然性;因此,依据证伪主义,我们必须不断地审视它.

  8. 波普尔的试错渐进理论及其对解读马克思哲学的启示%Karl R ·Popper's Theory of Gradual Advance with Trying Mistakes and Its Enlightenedness to Marx's Philosophy Reading

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    陆剑杰

    2006-01-01

    卡尔·波普尔的哲学以"否证论"为其整体标识和理论旗帜,从中引出他的"否证技术"即"试错渐进"的理论和方法.波普尔的此论以研究人的实际活动为要旨,其观点一元地贯彻在他的认识论、自然观和历史政治哲学之中.马克思的哲学也以此为要旨,但他的活动论却是实践论.应该以实践论为核心,一元地理解和阐释马克思的哲学.波普尔的试错渐进理论,揭示了人的认识的和社会的具体活动的机理,这对于理解马克思实践论中关于具体实践的原理,进而理解全部马克思哲学具有很大的启示价值;但这种试错渐进理论,不承认人类总体性实践及其规律,更看不到这些规律通过"实践标准"、"生产力标准"的检验作用制约着相对规律的形成和展开,这又是片面的.波普尔只承认"趋势"而不承认"规律",只承认"科学预测"而不承认"历史预见",这仍然是由于他不了解人类生活的实践本质,离开了马克思的实践论来"批判"马克思的历史观.

  9. Several Viewpoints on the Regular of Social History--Reflecting Karl Popper's The Poverty of Historicism%对社会历史规律的几点认识--反思波普的《历史主义贫困论》

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    郭琰

    2002-01-01

    卡尔·波普的阐发了他的历史哲学思想,即对历史决定论展开了批驳,其观点对当时马克思主义唯物史观构成了最大的诘难.反思其思想,使我们认识到:(一)导致波普得出历史非决定论错误观点的制约因素;(二)把握它与马克思主义历史决定论的根本分歧之处.从而达到合理理解和认识社会历史规律的目的.

  10. 卡尔·波普尔思想精华的解读--北京卡尔·波普尔百年学术研讨会会议综述%One Hundred Years Memorial Meeting of Karl Popper Held in Beijing

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    2003-01-01

    @@ 2002年9月24日-25日,由中国自然辩证法研究会、山西大学、中英澳暑期哲学学院和乔治@索罗斯先生联合主办的"北京卡尔@波普尔百年学术研讨会"在北京大观园酒店隆重举行.

  11. Entering into the World Ⅲ: Commemorating the 40th Anniversary of Karl Popper's Theory of World Ⅲ%走进世界3——纪念波普尔提出"世界3"理论40周年

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    吕乃基

    2007-01-01

    "世界3"是波普尔提出的重要理论.之所以至今未受到学界重视,主要原因在于传统哲学排斥,中国传统文化遗弃,后现代批判,新事物层出不穷,以及理论本身的不完善.马克思的"两条道路"理论由认识论揭示走进世界3的必要性,知识社会的到来在实际层面提示走进世界3的重要性.哲学由关注物质--世界1,转向主体--世界2,再到心物作用的产物--世界3,这是合乎逻辑的发展历程.本体论,将提供走进世界3的钥匙.仿照自然哲学,从本体论视角研究客观知识可以从知识的存在方式、知识的演化方式、知识与人和社会的关系等方面入手.

  12. New Explanation of A Teaching Case And Optimizing assessment in current new curriculum reform——Based on the Theory of Knowledge of R. G. Collingwood and Karl Popper%教学案例"新解"与"新课改"评估体系的改良——基于柯林武德、波普尔的知识论

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    周志发

    2007-01-01

    本文从探讨新课改过程中出现的具体教学案例入手,在解读柯林武德、波普尔的知识论的基础上,提出了两类基本知识:第一类基本知识是"问题以及支持问题为真的理由"整个构成知识;第二类基本知识是"问题以及提出解决该问题的经过辩护的假设"整个构成知识.并将两类基本知识统一成"准"波普尔的知识概念:"知识是围绕问题提出的经过辩护的假设."通过准波普尔的知识概念对教学案例给出了新颖的解答,并指出了当前新课改过程中第一类基本知识评估的缺失,为如何改良作为评估载体之一的"成绩单"提供了理论依据.

  13. On Poverty of Poverty of Historicism Authored by Karl Popper ——Arguing in Favor of Marx's Historicism%论波普《历史决定论的贫困》之贫困——为马克思历史决定论辩护

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    黎庶乐; 杨述刚

    2010-01-01

    波普在一书中,着重批驳了马克思的历史决定论,认为马克思历史决定论存在着明显的"反自然主义"与"泛自然主义"的错误理论倾向.虽然这一批评建立在严密的逻辑论证之上,但波普本人对马克思历史决定论的认识极为肤浅,不仅没有认识到马克思哲学的辩证法精华,而且还将其与机械决定论等相混淆,如此一来,建立在这一"臆测"的混淆之上的批判理据也就显得极为匮乏,难以成为证伪马克思历史决定论的依据.波普本人对马克思历史决定论的精华(辩证法)的忽视,致使他把事物与事物间的关系完全隔离开来,丧失了领悟马克思哲学理论真谛的机会.

  14. On Marxist Historical Determinism——Criticizing Karl Popper's The Poverty of Historicism%论马克思主义历史决定论——兼评卡尔·波普尔《历史决定论的贫困》

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    张超

    2014-01-01

    马克思的历史决定论不同于以往的历史决定论,是建立在历史唯物主义和辩证法之上的历史决定论.它不是机械的,而是辩证的.它既承认历史发展的规律性,也承认人的主观能动性.我们要明确马克思主义历史决定论的本质内涵和主要特点,这对于我们正确认识和批判地看待各种历史非决定论,具有十分重要的意义.

  15. Karla Jaspersa koncepcja śmierci jako sytuacji granicznej (KARL JASPERS' NOTION OF DEATH AS 'ULTIMATE' SITUATION

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    Piotr K. Szałek

    2006-06-01

    Full Text Available The paper seeks to reconstruct the notion of the death in Karl Jaspers' philosophy. It analyses and places the notion in the whole body of the theory of the 'ultimate' situations such as it is presented in Jaspers' youth 'Psychologie der Weltanschauungen' (1919 and the mature 'Philosophie' (1932 as well. The results could be pointed as follows: (i it characterises the intrinsic features of the metaphysical thought of Jaspers as the basis for the theory of 'ultimate' situations; (ii it shows how the theory determined his existential anthropology; and, finally, (iii it explains how the theory culminates in the notion of the death as the most specific formulation. In that respect, the paper determines how the notion of the death expresses the intrinsic features of the Jaspers' existential kind of philosophizing by reflecting its spirit in the most profound manner. In Jaspers' philosophy the death stands as the key exemplification of 'ultimate' situations (in terms of philosophical reflection and as the point of the reference in order to obtain the meaning of concrete life (in terms of significance for the individual existence.

  16. ISSUES OF LEGITIMIZING POLITICAL POWER IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: MAX WEBER AND KARL JASPERS

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    Nicolae IUGA

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    Full Text Available The issue of legitimizing political power has specific dimensions determined by the historical context. In the period following the First World War, democratic regimes dramatically collapsed due to ample protest movements against the political establishment from different countries, but also as a result of a serious political legitimation crisis, thus making way for the rise of totalitarian regimes of Fascism and Nazism. That time debates on the problem of legitimization political power are symptomatic. Due to the general perception regarding corruption in politics and to the political incapacity to deal with social problems, we can witness a decrease of trust in contemporary democratic regimes.In order to exemplify, in a brief expositive manner, my paper will present the topic of political legitimation approached by Max Weber and Karl Jaspers, in a selection of relevant texts issued by both authors during 1919-1931. The aim of this paper is to highlight the actuality, the validity of Weber’s and Jasper’s statements and also their capacity to give pertinent responses to questions such as: What role do the common values play in the legitimating of power in a democratic society? Are there any kinds of limits regarding the electoral legitimation? How can we make the difference between a legitimate appeal and an illegitimate one, between civism and terrorism?

  17. BIG KARL and COSY: Examples for high performance magnet design taught by {open_quotes}Papa Klaus{close_quotes}

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    Bechtstedt, U.; Hacker, U.; Maier, R.; Martin, S. [Institut fuer Kernphysik, Juelich (Germany); Berg, G.P.A. [Indiana Univ. Cyclotron Facility, Bloomington, IN (United States); Hardt, A. [Fachhochschule Aachen Juelich (Germany); Huerlimann, W. [Power Consulting Ltd., Baden (Switzerland); Meissburger, J. [Institut fuer angewandte Mathematik, Juelich (Germany); Roemer, J.G.M. [Leybold-Heraeus GmbH, Koeln (Germany)] [and others

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    The past decades have seen a tremendous development in nuclear, middle, and high energy physics. This advance was in a great part promoted by the availability of newer and more powerful instruments. Over time, these instruments grew in size as well as in sophistication and precision. Nearly all these devices had one fundamental thing in common - magnetic fields produced with currents and iron. The precision demanded by the new experiments and machines did bring the magnet technology to new frontiers requiring the utmost in the accuracy of magnetic fields. The complex properties of the iron challenged innumerable physicists in the attempt to force the magnetic fields into the desired shape. Experience and analytical insight were the pillars for coping with those problems and only few mastered the skills and were in addition able to communicate their intricate knowledge. It was a fortuitous situation that the authors got to know Klaus Halbach who belonged to those few and who shared his knowledge contributing thus largely to the successful completion of two large instruments that were built at the Forschungszentrum Juelich, KFA, for nuclear and middle energy physics. In one case the efforts went to the large spectrometer named BIG KARL whose design phase started in the early 70`s. In the second case the work started in the early 80`s with the task to build a high precision 2.5 GeV proton accelerator for cooled stored and extracted beams known as COSY-Juelich.

  18. First Detection of Thermal Radio Emission from Solar-Type Stars with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array

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    Villadsen, Jackie; Bourke, Stephen; Güdel, Manuel; Rupen, Michael

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    We present the first detections of thermal radio emission from the atmospheres of solar-type stars {\\tau} Cet, {\\eta} Cas A, and 40 Eri A. These stars all resemble the Sun in age and level of magnetic activity, as indicated by X-ray luminosity and chromospheric emission in calcium-II H and K lines. We observed these stars with the Karl G. Jansky Very Large Array with sensitivities of a few {\\mu}Jy at combinations of 10.0, 15.0, and 34.5 GHz. {\\tau} Cet, {\\eta} Cas A, and 40 Eri A are all detected at 34.5 GHz with signal-to-noise ratios of 6.5, 5.2, and 4.5, respectively. 15.0-GHz upper limits imply a rising spectral index greater than 1.0 for {\\tau} Cet and 1.6 for {\\eta} Cas A, at the 95% confidence level. The measured 34.5-GHz flux densities correspond to stellar disk-averaged brightness temperatures of roughly 10,000 K, similar to the solar brightness temperature at the same frequency. We explain this emission as optically- thick thermal free-free emission from the chromosphere, with possible contributions...

  19. Meaning in History—A Comparison Between the Works of Karl Löwith and Erich Auerbach

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    Matthias Bormuth

    2012-03-01

    Full Text Available Karl Löwith (1897–1973 and Erich Auerbach (1892–1957 were assimilated German Jewish scholars who came to America during and after World War II. In the early 1940s both émigrés wrotetheir masterpieces From Hegel to Nietzsche and Mimesis in Japan and Turkey. In these books, the philosopher as well as the philologist, provide a certain philosophy of history forced by the historical crisis of Europe. The differences in their viewpoints can clearly be seen in their decisive judgments on Goethe and the French Revolution. The comparison first looks at the question what impact the reality of being expelled from the German University of Marburg had on the development of their thoughts. The expanding war and the persecution of the European Jews is taken into account as well. The second focus is directed on the experience both made at the American East Coast and how this might have influenced their later writings namely Meaning in History and Philology of World-Literature. And at last the question is raised which significance the Jewish-Christian background had for Löwith and Auerbach especially for their attitude towards the religious sphere.

  20. The Nazi ethnographic research of Georg Leibbrandt and Karl Stumpp in Ukraine, and its North American legacy.

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    Schmaltz, E J; Sinner, S D

    2000-01-01

    Scholars have recently debated the topic of German academics who directly or indirectly served the Nazi machinery of death and who then went on to successful professional careers after the war. This article examines the activities of two prominent émigré scholars, Drs. Georg Leibbrandt (1899-1982) and Karl Stumpp (1896-1982). These Ukrainian Germans emigrated to Germany after World War 1. In America, most members of the Russian-German ethnic community never knew that Leibbrandt had represented Alfred Rosenberg's Ministry for the Occupied Eastern Territories, or that under his supervision Stumpp led a Sonderkommando in Ukraine. This unit classified hundreds of villages, indirectly documenting the annihilation of Jews and others. The authors conclude that one consequence of Leibbrandt's and Stumpp's "return to normalcy" after the war was the growing fascination with genealogical research that affected the Russian-German ethnic community in North America-research partly based on 1930s and 1940s Nazi racial record-keeping.