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BUTLER, Marilyn Speers (1937 - 2014), Rector, Exeter College, 1993–2004, and Titular Professor of English Language and Literature, 1998–2004, University of Oxford

in Who Was Who

P ublished online November 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Intellectual History; Literature; History; Arts and Humanities; Philosophy; Media Studies; Radio. 222 words.

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CHOMSKY, (Avram) Noam (<i>born</i> 1928), Institute Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1976–2002, now Emeritus (Ferrari P. Ward Professor of Modern Languages and Linguistics, 1966–76)

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Arts and Humanities; Linguistics; History; Philosophy; History of Medicine; Medicine and Health; Psychology; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Media Studies; Radio; Intellectual History; Literature. 808 words.

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common sense

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Philosophy.

In early modern writing (e.g. Descartes) the faculty responsible for coordinating the deliveries of the different senses. In this meaning the objects of common sense are the ‘common...

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contextualism

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Philosophy.

(aesthetics)

The view that a work of art can only be understood in the context of its historical or cultural circumstances, or in the light of other works by the same artist or in...

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contrary

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Media Studies.

Two propositions are contrary if only one of them can be true, but they may both be false. ‘He is in his forties’ and ‘he is in his fifties’ are contraries, since he cannot be both, but he...

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digital Media

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art.

An umbrella term often treated as synonymous with new media or computer-mediated communication. A distinction can be made between media which are based on encoded physical qualities such as...

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folk psychology

Overview page. Subjects: Philosophy — Media Studies.

*Common-sense assumptions, principles, and beliefs within a culture on which people draw and to which they refer in seeking to account for aspects of behaviour encountered in everyday life...

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indexical

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Philosophy.

An expression whose reference on an occasion is dependent upon the context: either who utters it, or when or where it is uttered, or what object is pointed out at the time of its utterance....

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KINCADE, James (<i>born</i> 1925), Headmaster, Methodist College, Belfast, 1974–88

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; Arts and Humanities; Philosophy; Military History; Warfare and Defence; Air Forces and Warfare; Social and Cultural History; Media Studies; Television; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Schools Studies. 204 words.

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perspectivism

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies — Philosophy.

See also epistemology; Thomas theorem.

1. Broadly, the stance that the truth of any knowledge or fact is tied to a particular frame of...

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