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Pedestrian self-reports of factors influencing the use of pedestrian bridges
Rasanen, Mikko; Lajunen, Timo; Alticafarbay, Farahnaz; Aydin, Cumhur (2007-09-01)
The study was designed to find out factors that influence use/non-use of pedestrian bridges. The use rate of five pedestrian bridges was observed in the central business district (CBD) of Ankara. After the observations, a ...
Why Would Opt-Out System for Organ Procurement Be Fairer?
CİVANER, MUSTAFA MURAT; Alpinar, Zumrut; Ors, Yaman (2010-01-01)
The possibility of organ transplantation has created new problems for medical ethics as well as clinical medicine. One of them, organ procurement, is tried to be solved mainly by two systems. Many countries have adopted th...
Fodor on Causes of Mentalese Symbols
AYTEKİN, TEVFİK; Sayan, Erdinc (2012-01-01)
Jerry Fodor's causal theory of content is a well-known naturalistic attempt purporting to show that Brentano was wrong in supposing that physical states cannot possess meaning and reference. Fodor's theory contains two cru...
The role of symbolic presentation in Kant's theory of taste
Rueger, A; Evren, S (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2005-07-01)
Beauty, or at least natural beauty, is famously a symbol of the morally good in Kant's theory of taste. Natural beauty is also, we argue, a symbol of the systematicity of nature. This symbolic connection of beauty and syst...
Misrepresentation and Robustness of Meaning
AYTEKİN, TEVFİK; Sayan, Erdinc (2010-01-01)
According to Fodor, robustness of meaning is an essential aspect of intentionality, and his causal theory of content can account for it. Robustness of meaning refers to the fact that tokenings; of a symbol are occasionally...
Sibling Bullying Perpetration: Associations With Gender, Grade, Peer Perpetration, Trait Anger, and Moral Disengagement
Tanrikulu, Ibrahim; Campbell, Marilyn A. (2015-03-01)
This study investigated bullying among siblings in both traditional and cyber forms, and the associations of gender, grade, peer bullying perpetration, trait anger, and moral disengagement. The participants were 455 childr...
The Plight of Iraq's Mandaeans and Honderich's Principle of Humanity
Nashi, Suhaib; Bolender, John (SAGE Publications, 2009-06-01)
Due to persecution, Sabean Mandaeans have fled Iraq in large numbers. Although there is widespread suffering and vulnerability in Iraq, the Mandaeans are a special case, since they have no safe enclave within Iraq to which...
The Origin of Virtue: Bernard Mandeville's Skilful Politicians
Cesmeli, Isil (2017-06-01)
Bernard Mandeville is well-known with his portrayal of selfish human nature and his design of prosperous society comprised of the vilest characteristics and the basest passions of mankind in his famous work, The Fable of t...
Acikgenc, Alparslan (2010-01-01)
Nomic universals and particular causal relations: Which are basic and which are derived?
Bolender, John (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2006-12-01)
Armstrong holds that a law of nature is a certain sort of structural universal which, in turn, fixes causal relations between particular states of affairs. His claim that these nomic structural universals explain causal re...