Browse by Subject "philosophy"
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(2009-02-28)In this paper, the serious problem of disinformation is discussed. It is argued that, in order to deal with this problem, we first need to understand exactly what disinformation is. The philosophical method of conceptual ...
(2009-02-08)We propose a roundtable discussion on the role of philosophers, and philosophical topics and methods, in the mission of the iSchools, including research, education, and outreach.
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(2010-02-03)Understanding how the environment is changing, in a global scale is one of the most important research questions of today. The sheer variety of areas of knowledge required to tackle this question is so great that only a ...
(2011-05-25)At the dawn of the twentieth century, Imperial Russia was in the throes of immense social, political and cultural upheaval. The effects of rapid industrialization, rising capitalism and urbanization, as well as the trauma ...
Sense-making in theory and practice: a metatheoretical foundation and application for health information seeking (2010-05-19)This thesis attempts to provide deeper historical and theoretical grounding for sense-making, thereby illustrating its applicability to practical information seeking research. In Chapter One I trace the philosophical ...