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Word: paradigm

Definition: model; example that serves as a model; pattern; list of all the inflectional forms of a word


Sentences Containing 'paradigm'

"Vocal Paradigm 2" is the second album released outside the game series.
(1986) introduced the idea of "social paradigm" in the context of social sciences.
A currently accepted paradigm would be the standard model of physics.
A decomposition paradigm in computer programming is a strategy for organizing a program as a number of parts, and it usually implies a specific way to organize a program text.
A focal thing is something of ultimate concern and significance, which may be masked by the device paradigm, and must be preserved by its intimate connection with practice.
A paradigm does not impose a rigid or mechanical approach, but can be taken more or less creatively and flexibly.
A paradigm there would be a sort of prohibition to proceed with any action that would increase the total entropy of the system.
After "Vocal Paradigm" albums others have been released as well.
An image-paradigm, which is essentially different from an illustrative picture or representation, is a means of communication between the creators of sacred spaces and their beholders.
Another use of the word "paradigm" is in the sense of "worldview".
Boltzmann’s paradigm was an ideal gas of "N" "identical" particles, of which "N""i" are in the "i"th microscopic condition (range) of position and momentum.
Borgmann recommends the development or restoration of what he calls "focal things and practices" as a way of overcoming the device paradigm.
Borgmann's response to the device paradigm is to urge a restoration of what he calls focal things and practices.
But in Serbia we're seeing every segment of society continually being taken apart and for me this movie is a paradigm of that.
Concept of paradigm and the social sciences.
Further, it speaks to a changing paradigm in warfare: from the classic infantry-armor paradigm to a paradigm emphasizing remote fires: air and artillery.
He identified the basic components of a social paradigm.
He notes that "information technology is currently the prominent and most influential version of the device paradigm" (page 352).
His artistic motivations are dedicated to presenting jazz music from his generational perspective and context, within a paradigm of creativity as the focus.
His research on rats during the 1930s and 1940s challenged the reigning behaviorist paradigm, by postulating cognitive processes akin to what was then being described by psychoanalysis.
In linguistics, Ferdinand de Saussure used "paradigm" to refer to a class of elements with similarities.
In order to create a paradigm, a closed system which would accept any changes is required.
In science and epistemology (the theory of knowledge), a paradigm is a distinct concept or thought pattern.
In the philosophy of technology, the device paradigm is the way "technological devices" are perceived and consumed in modern society, according to Albert Borgmann.
In the second paradigm, the basic management module is soldered to the motherboard and the OPMA connector is used as an upgrade path for advanced platform management features.
It does not use the convention over configuration paradigm, but focuses on design decisions, which allow for better scalability.
It is the latter that is responsible for the eventual revolutionary overthrow of the incumbent paradigm, and its replacement by a new one.
Jama Williamson was active in New York City theater throughout the early 2000s, during which time she was represented by the Paradigm Talent Agency.
Kuhn himself did not consider the concept of paradigm as appropriate for the social sciences.
Kuhn pointed out that it could be difficult to assess whether a particular paradigm shift had actually led to progress, in the sense of explaining more facts, explaining more important facts, or providing better explanations, because the understanding of "more important", "better", etc. changed with the paradigm.
Like Kuhn, Handa addressed the issue of changing paradigm; the process popularly known as "paradigm shift".
Mechanisms similar to the original Kuhnian paradigm have been invoked in various disciplines other than the philosophy of science.
Normal science proceeds within such a framework or paradigm.
Over time, however, audism has been seen as reflecting the attitudes cultures maintain about Deaf people, and examples are thus seen as existing primarily within a medical paradigm, cultural paradigm, and education/linguistic paradigm, and much of the discourse about audism focuses on these three areas.
Perhaps the greatest barrier to a paradigm shift, in some cases, is the reality of paradigm paralysis: the inability or refusal to see beyond the current models of thinking.
The 1990s saw the socialist feminists Mary Mellor and Ariel Salleh address environmental issues within an eco-socialist paradigm.
The conviction that the current paradigm "is" reality tends to disqualify evidence that might undermine the paradigm itself; this in turn leads to a build-up of unreconciled anomalies.
The device paradigm can be illustrated through comparison of a wood-burning stove, a "thing", versus the central heating system, a "device".
The dominant paradigm of modern geology is uniformitarianism (sometimes described as gradualism), in which slow incremental changes, such as erosion, create the Earth's appearance.
The following are conditions that facilitate a system of thought to become an accepted dominant paradigm: Etymology.
The Galileo System: A rational alternative to the dominant paradigm for social science research.
The sequence paradigm of screenwriting was developed by Frank Daniel.
The term, Device Paradigm, was introduced into the literature of philosophy of technology by Albert Borgmann in his 1984 book, "".
This paradigm is closely associated with a critical view of the Great Man theory of history and the Great Books focus of educational essentialism and educational perennialism.
Thus a paradigm can be only applied to a system that is not in its final stage.
Thus, it may be that it caused or was itself part of a "paradigm shift" in the history and sociology of science.
Track listing DJMax Portable 2 Vocal Paradigm 2.
Usually the aim of using a decomposition paradigm is to optimize some metric related to program complexity, for example the modularity of the program or its maintainability.
Virtual commerce has been pictured as part of a new paradigm for doing business.
While it is true that such broad groupings in the social sciences are usually not based on a Kuhnian paradigm, each of the competing sub-disciplines may still be underpinned by a paradigm, research programme, research tradition, and/ or professional imagery.
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