Genesi e sviluppo delle teorie sul farsi della mente in Jerome Bruner (seconda lezione)
Quale origine ha l’esperienza? È il risultato dei nostri poteri essenzialmente associativi (Associazionismo) ovvero è la conseguenza d’uso delle nostre categorie innate di spazio e di tempo (Innatismo); è riducibile solo ai dati di esperienza sensoriale che noi accumuliamo come risposte agli stimoli ambientali (oggettivismo); è la prova della natura fisica e biologica dei nostri stati mentali (fisicalismo) ovvero, al contrario, l’asserzione dell’efficacia causale della mente stessa (
Film Music and Digital Media
In a panel that at times resembles a late-night ramble and conversation, three film music professionals discuss changes in their industry, with some no-holds-barred dishing and kvetching.
Martin Marks sets the scene historically, starting with the revolutionary introduction of sound to film. He plays a clip from the origi
MIT Alumni Leadership Conference 2010 - MIT’s 150th Anniversary—Honoring the Past and Envisionin
David Mindell PhD ’96, chair of the MIT150 Steering Committee, and Judy Cole, EVP and CEO of the Alumni Association, shared information on the plans for MIT’s sesquicentennial and how alumni can become involved.
Subtraction With Regrouping
This teacher-created video shows students working subtraction problems with regrouping on a white board. The students explain the process step-by-step including checking the problems with addition. (2:30)
"Roundtable: On the Usefulness of the Concept of the Modern"
A round-table panel discussion at the Sixth South Asia Graduate Student Conference with Steven Collins (Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities, University of Chicago), Wendy Doniger (Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School, University of Chicago), and Sanjay Subrahmanyam (Navin and Pratima Doshi Chair of Indian History, UCLA).
Mrs. Burk Perimeter Rap
Mrs. Burks sings a rap song explaining how to find the perimeter. Catchy tune for students to remember (Running Time 0:59).
President of Guinea sworn in
Alpha Conde is sworn in as the first freely elected president of Guinea
Authors@Google: Alex Ross
Alex Ross spoke to Googlers in Mountain View about his book Listen To This on October 15, 2010. About Listen To This: "Alex Ross's award-winning international bestseller,The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, has become a contemporary classic, establishing Ross as one of our most popular and acclaimed cultural historians. Listen to This, which takes its title from a beloved 2004 essay in which Ross describes his late-blooming discovery of pop music, showcases the best of his wr
1 kid, 6 adults : China's new family
China's one-child policy results in one-child, six adult households, a demographic timebomb in a country unprepared for an ageing population.
Estonia to adopt euro
Estonia will become the 17th member of the eurozone when it adopts the common currency on January 1, but some in the Baltic state are critical of the timing.
The Inner History of Devices
Contemporary science has done a great disservice to Sigmund Freud, suggests Sherry Turkle, who believes the psychoanalytic tradition can teach us much about the often concealed connections between physical objects and our thoughts and feelings. On the occasion of the publication of her latest book, The Inner History of Devi
(Part 5 of 9) David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony (2011)
David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research Dedication Ceremony with Dr. Jacqueline A. Lees, Associate Director, Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research. March 4, 2011. (Part 5 of 9)
Politische Geschichte Frankreichs vom Tod Heinrichs IV. bis zur Selbstherrschaft Ludwigs XIV. III: R
(6. Vorlesung vom 18.11.1996)
Duke Medicine Profiles: Philip Omotosho, MD
Get to know Duke Medicine's weight loss surgeons. Learn more about Philip Omotosho, MD, at http://www.dukemedicine.org/find-doctors-physicians/philip-omotosho-md
Introduction to drug clearance
Provides a definition of clearance and a basic explanation of the processes
Mixing Oil and Ecosystems
“An oil spill is a crime scene,” says Christopher Reddy, but quite unlike the kind in TV whodunits, where fictional forensic whizzes help nail down perpetrators with an arsenal of lab tools. For Reddy, a chemist involved in analyzing oil spills, investigations take years, and do not always yield certain results.
View from the Top: Bruce Chizen, CEO, Adobe Systems Inc.
A Conversation with Bruce Chizen and Dean Richard Newton Chief Executive Officer Bruce Chizen's customer-focused vision has transformed Adobe into one of the world's largest and most diversified software companies in terms of revenue, global reach and breadth of products. Since his promotion to CEO in 2000, Chizen has more than doubled Adobe's revenue and turned a company known mainly for its popular design products into one of the most significant forces in the software industry today. Under
Environmental Philosophy, Fall 2007
The aim of this course is to enable participants to bring together materials from various disciplines bearing on our current environmental crisis, and from this integrated perspective to evaluate possible ways in which the crisis might be resolved. Disciplines to be consulted include ecology, thermodynamics, economics, value theory, and environmental history, among others. This project will rely on the integrative skills of philosophy to discern how materials from these disparate sources fit tog
AP Government & Politics
AP U.S. Government & Politics is assembled from UC-approved college preparatory courses. Upon completion of this course, student will be able to: express ideas clearly in writing; work individually and with classmates to research political issues; interpret and apply data from original documents such as court cases and bills; write to persuade with evidence; develop essay responses that include a clear, defensible thesis statement and supporting evidence; raise and explore questions about polici