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Animation and the National Ethos: the American Dream, Socialist Realism, and Russian émigrés in FranceDownload
Animation is seen as the innocent child of contemporary media and is often considered innocuous and juvenile in general popular culture. This might explain why it is still a marginal field. Perhaps this perception is influenced by the mass media of animation being mostly aimed at children, or at...
Cognitive Homology: Psychological Kinds as Biological Kinds in an Evolutionary Developmental Cognitive ScienceDownload
In this philosophy of science thesis I develop a conceptual framework for thinking about cognitive activities by drawing on the conceptual resources of evolutionary developmental biology, providing first steps toward an evolutionary developmental cognitive neuroscience. Focusing on ontological,...
Our personal and professional lives draw us to a shared interest in ‘identity’ and ‘relationships’, and our understanding is shaped by our lives as narrative inquirers. As we struggle to name this complexity we begin to play with metaphors; the metaphor of ‘kites’, and thus string, kite and kite...
Single-Session Art Therapy as Mind-Body Medicine: A Systematic Review of Treating Emotional Crisis in Time-Limited PsychotherapyDownload
This research study presented and elaborated on the published materials, in recognized search aggregators, OVID and EBSCO, regarding the topic of emotional crisis in brief and short-term psychotherapy, single-session therapy, and art therapy literature. An emotional crisis is an unexpected and...
This dissertation examines the intersection of British Romantic literary and scientific cognitive theory from 1749 to 1818. Asserting that William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge participated in cognitive science debates initiated by Joseph Priestley’s popularization of David Hartley’s...
Philosophers are fond of wax, and none more famously so than Descartes. The wax passage that appears at the end of the Second of his Meditations on First Philosophy has fascinated and baffled students, scholars and critics alike since the work's first publication. Part of the passage's...
Un futur bien trop présent : La représentation de la science et du scientifique dans les romans Oryx and Crake (2003) de Margaret Atwood et Les Taches solaires (2006) de Jean-François Chassay.Download
For many science-fiction writers from the twentieth century, such as Aldous Huxley and Isaac Asimov, the twenty-first century was going to be the era where technological advancements and scientific discoveries would change humans and their cultures in drastic ways. This is what I would like to...