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presents a fundamental challenge to the presupposition of randomness in conventional quantum theory--thereby providing a scientific framework for understanding anomalous phenomena and the associated departures from the predictions of conventional quantum theory.
The presuppositions constituting a practical theory of teaching were described earlier as privately--and subconsciously--held.
If a context can smoothly be adjusted by adding to it the required presupposition, do presuppositions still have their normative force, do they still filter away as inappropriate those discourses that suffer from presupposition failure?
After identifying the presuppositions in the text studied in terms of the topics identified, these propositions were placed into two categories (order versus disorder) based on the bottom-up processing approach common in linguistic analysis for further examination.
Attention to the structure of presuppositions in thought leads us to consider ideas in terms of multiple levels and, most importantly, always to understand ideas as operating in contexts.
Compatibility between therapist and method, sometimes referred to as congruence, signifies harmony between a therapist's personal presuppositions and the presuppositions of the selected therapy method (Johnson, Germer, Efran, & Overton, 1988; Poznanski & McLennan, 2003; Schacht & Black, 1985).
Context appears to be the remedy for structural rigidity, and in Chapter 5, "Pragmatics of the humorous narrative," Ermida studies the pragmatic context of humor narratives: the sender (the narrator), the receiver (the reader), the message, the presuppositions and implicatures, the norms and conventions, and the flouting of norms and conventions that rule the conversational and discursive practice of reading a comic text, where "writing choices and reading processes function dialogically" (169).
We all have endless numbers of unconscious presuppositions that we need to seek out, bring to the conscious level, proceed to analyze, and judge (krinein) whether they are valid or not.
He reviews the dynamics of scientific progress and explains innovative teaching strategies based on classroom practice, focusing on aspects of history and philosophy of science and how they can be incorporated in the classroom, such as the nature of science, conceptual change, constructivism, qualitative-quantitative research, and the role of controversies, presuppositions, speculations, hypotheses, and predictions.
While the text offers no new insights it reads well, particularly if one shares the author's presuppositions.