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Exploring whether, and to what extent, the poetry of T.S. Eliot and Rainer Maria Rilke can facilitate mystical poetic experiencing is the purpose of this thesis. In opposition to Reuven Tsur’s claim that readers simply recognize or detect elements that can be identified as mystical, I argue that...
In contemporary scientific theories of evolution, organisms are construed as if they were the products of genes and gene-expression. Much of our biological research operate on the assumptions that (1) organisms are reducible to and reconstructible from their genes, and (2) the organism, as a...
Increasingly, we work, learn, travel and spend our leisure time with highly portable, micro technologies and we have less direct, face-to-face contact with people and the world. Education has become “mobilized” with teachers and students regularly using smartphones, tablets, laptop computers and...
In 2005, a group of seven canoeists completed a 100-day canoe trip called Paddling the Big Sky: From the Mountains to the Arctic. The expedition was designed as a commonplace journey through which participants and the researcher questioned and reinterpreted their experience using Ingold’s...
Pairing a student with an experienced nurse through preceptorship is an approach to teaching/learning that promotes critical thinking, cultivates practical wisdom, and facilitates competence. Frequently, nursing students are of a different generation than their assigned preceptors and differences...
This dissertation relies on the wager that we live in an age in which seemingly archaic religious symbols contribute to how people orient themselves, respond to, and explain things in the world. Drawing from Paul Ricoeur’s early texts on religion, symbolism, evil, and defilement, I analyze three...
Artivism is a creative and youthful way of being, doing and seeing in the world that hinges on an explicit commitment to intervening in personal/collective circumstances toward change. Artivists respond to injustices by engaging any, and often multiple, artistic means in a shared effort to...
A qualitative study, framed within a hermeneutic phenomenological stance, was undertaken to explore and describe the essence of the meaning of help in mathematics from the perspective of high school students. Participants were drawn from seven high schools located in the eastern and mid-eastern...
Bernard Stiegler’s critique of and supplement to Martin Heidegger’s account of the independence of entitiesDownload
This thesis first provides an explication of Bernard Stiegler’s implicit critique of Martin Heidegger’s account of the independence entities. After accomplishing this explication, an explanation and justification of Stiegler’s theory of entities, in the form of technology, is given to see if it...