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  • Empiricism for cyborgs 

    Toon, Adam (Wiley, 2014-09-23)
    One important debate between scientific realists and constructive empiricists concerns whether we observe things using instruments. This paper offers a new perspective on the debate over instruments by looking to recent ...
  • Enacting emotional interpretations with feeling 

    Colombetti, Giovanna; Thompson, Evan (Cambridge University Press, 2005-04)
    This commentary makes three points: (1) There may be no clear-cut distinction between emotion and appraisal “constituents” at neural and psychological levels. (2) The microdevelopment of an emotional interpretation contains ...
  • Enactive affectivity, extended 

    Colombetti, Giovanna (Springer, 2015-07-12)
    In this paper I advance an enactive view of affectivity that does not imply that affectivity must stop at the boundaries of the organism. I first review the enactive notion of “sense-making”, and argue that it entails that ...
  • Enhancing the protection of civilians from armed conflict: precautionary lessons. 

    Rappert, Brian; Moyes, Richard (Taylor and Francis, 2010-01)
    Attempts to place limits on the conduct of conflict raise many practical and political concerns. This article asks how debates regarding precautionary approaches to risk might inform discussions about how limits are set ...
  • Enlightened mills: mechanizing olive oil production in Mediterranean Europe 

    Mazzotti, Massimo (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2004-04)
  • Ethical Consumption: The Case of Fair Trade 

    Neoliberal capitalism incorporates consumption as a realm of freedom and thus as a central field for expressing authentic selfhood. But this freedom also defines consumers as ultimately responsible for their choices, ...
  • Ethics in the Minutiae: Examining the Role of the Physical Laboratory Environment in Ethical Discourse 

    Bezuidenhout, Louise Martha (Springer, 2015)
    Responsibility within life science research is a highly scrutinised field. Increasingly, scientists are presented with a range of duties and expectations regarding their conduct within the research setting. In many cases, ...
  • The ethics of research 

    Farrimond, HR (SAGE, 2016-04-15)
    Doing ethical research is a fundamentally important part of educational academic practice. Behaving ‘well’ in relation to your participants is not a new phenomenon. However, more recently, a more formal culture of ethics ...
  • Ethnic hierarchy and public attitudes towards immigrants in Russia 

    Bessudnov, Alexey (Oxford Journals, 2016-02-13)
    Explanations of anti-immigrant attitudes in Europe have been centred around the labour market competition and group threat theories. The article tests these theories with the data from Russia and finds some support for the ...
  • The ethos of the Royal Marines: the precise application of will 

    King, Anthony (2004-07)
    The current debates about ethos in the military have been wrongly conceived. Ethos is not an intangible spiritual substance which is related in some unspecified way to the moral component of fighting power. Ethos refers ...
  • Evaluating the Consent Preferences of UK Research Volunteers for Genetic and Clinical Studies 

    Kelly, Susan E.; Spector, TD; Cherkas, Lynn F.; Prainsack, Barbara; Harris, Juliette M. (Public Library of Science, 2015-03-11)
    Abstract Objectives To establish the views of research volunteers on the consent process; to explore their views on the consent process in different research scenarios; to inform debate on emerging models of consent for ...
  • Everything counts in large amounts: A critical realist case study on data-based production 

    Aaltonen, Aleksi; Tempini, Niccolò (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014-01-07)
    Contemporary digital ecosystems produce vast amounts of data every day. The data are often no more than microscopic log entries generated by the elements of an information infrastructure or system. Although such records ...
  • Evidencing similarity: The language of judgement, spin, and accountability 

    Rappert, Brian (John Benjamins Publishing, 2011)
    Accusations that some purposefully manipulate information in order to create a favourable impression in others are commonplace in political life. The term ‘spin’ has emerged in recent decades as a versatile but ill-defined ...
  • Exhibition: Live by data, die by data 

    Tempini, Niccolò; Leonelli, Sabina (Nature Publishing Group, 2016-02-02)
    The Big Bang Data exhibition at Somerset House in London pushes the idea that today's data explosion is catapulting us into a future in which everything is transformed; a world that is irreconcilable with the institutions ...
  • The Experimental Hut: Hosting Vectors 

    Kelly, Ann H. (2012-06-01)
    In southeast Tanzania, ten canvass huts raised on wooden foundations occupy a plot of cleared rice field. Designed to simulate malaria transmission on the domestic scale, the experimental hut is constructed in the fashion ...
  • Exploring the crime-terror nexus in the United States: a social network analysis of a Hezbollah network involved in trade diversion 

    Belli, Roberta; Freilich, Joshua D.; Chermak, Steven M.; Boyd, Katharine A. (Routledge/Taylor and Francis, 2015-11-30)
    This exploratory study examined the nexus between crime and terrorism through a social network analysis of an American based Hezbollah network involved in trade diversion of cigarettes for self-financing purposes. Our study ...
  • The Extended Mind Thesis and Religious Cognition 

    Krueger, JW (Macmillan, 2016-01-01)
  • Extending Emotional Consciousness 

    Roberts, Tom (Ingenta, 2015)
    Recent work on extended mind theory has considered whether the material realizers of phenomenally conscious states might be distributed across both body and world. A popular framework for understanding perceptual consciousness ...
  • Extending the Extended Mind: The Case for Extended Affectivity 

    Colombetti, Giovanna; Roberts, Tom (Springer, 2014-06-24)
    The thesis of the extended mind (ExM) holds that the material underpinnings of an individual’s mental states and processes need not be restricted to those contained within biological boundaries: when conditions are right, ...
  • Fact and Value 

    Dupré, John (Oxford University Press, 2007)