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Primitive Ontology and Laws of Nature
In this talk I would like to present and hopefully discuss a new take on the connection between ontology, laws of nature and properties in physics and metaphysics. This view has been inspired by the primitive ontology (PO) ...
Mandala Spring/Summer 2013
(Center for Southeast Asian Studies, 2013)
Book Review of "Do We Really Understand Quantum Mechanics?"
(Notre Dame Philosophical Review, 2013-03)
Book Review of "The Road to Maxwell's Demon: Conceptual Foundations of Statistical Mechanics"
(Taylor and Francis, 2013)
Jazz by the Sea: KRML and the Radio Presence of ‘America’s Classical Music’
(Jazz Perspectives, 2013)
The last for-profit radio station with an all-jazz format was located not in a major city or center of jazz activity, but in Carmel, California. KRML-AM 1410 broadcasted jazz almost exclusively for three decades, before ...
Civil Non-State Actors in Peacekeeping and Peacebuilding in West Africa
(Brill Online Books and Journals, 2013)
This paper advances the notion of civil non-state actors in peacekeeping and peacebuilding. Using Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Côte d’Ivoire as cases studies, the paper identifies three kinds of civil non-state actors in ...
Amazon Drone Delivery
(KCBS, San Francisco, 2013-12)
Radio interview done with KCBS on Amazon's proposed use of drone technology, in support of Gunkel's new book "The Machine Question: Critical Perspectives on AI, Robots, and Ethics"
On the Metaphysics of Quantum Mechanics
The Languages of Pyidawtha and the Burmese Approach to Naitonal Development
(IP Publishing Ltd, 2013)
Burma’s first well known welfare plan was entitled Pyidawtha or Happy Land, and it was launched in 1952. In vernacular terms, the literal meaning of Pyidawtha is ‘Prosperous Royal Country’. The government’s attempt ...
Assessing public speaking fear with the short form of the Personal Report of Confidence as a Speaker scale: confirmatory factor analyses among a French-speaking community sample
Background: The main aim of this study was to assess the reliability and structural validity of the French version of the 12-item version of the Personal Report of Confidence as Speaker (PRCS), one of the most promising ...