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    • Towards systems semiotics: some remarks and (hopefully useful) definitions 

      Sadowski, Piotr (SemiotiX New Series, 2010-03)
      Investigations into semiotic theory typically begin with the fundamental question: what is a sign? A definition is then offered, usually quoted from an established authority (such as C. S. Peirce), to get the argument ...
    • Towards the difference between neurosis and psychosis 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2009)
      This paper recommends that clinicians attempting to differentiate the structures of neurosis and psychosis take account of Freud's thinking on the mental act of negation, based on his clinical practice, as well as Jacques ...
    • Toxicomania and psychoanalytic treatment: double trouble 

      Loose, Rik (JCFAR, 1997)
      In Jokes and their Relation to the Unconscious Freud analyses the technique of a joke about a dipsomaniac tutor. The joke goes as follows: ‘A man who had taken to the drink supported himself by tutoring in a small town. ...
    • Valuing equality in Irish social care 

      Hanlon, Niall (Social Care Ireland, 2009)
      In this article the author critiques Irish social care by presenting an equality perspective on practice. An equality perspective involves developing emancipatory practices, that is, ways of helping that provide egalitarian ...
    • The Vanishing Mediator and Linguistic Hospitality 

      Bottone, Angelo (Department of Philosophy of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), 2010)
      In We, the People of Europe? Balibar argues for a Europe as the interpreter of the world, a ‘vanishing mediator’ translating languages and cultures. Ricoeur in his last works has considered translation as a paradigm of ...
    • Victimisation in urban disadvantaged primary schools: associations with health-related quality of life, depression and social support 

      Hyland, John; Hyland, Pauline; Comiskey, Catherine (Wiley, 2017)
      Background: Although a widespread problem, victimisation research on primary school children is limited, especially in disadvantaged regions. The aim of the current research was to address this absence in the literature ...
    • What is literature? A systems definition. 

      Sadowski, Piotr (De Gruyter, 1999)
      One of the main methodological problems in any academic inquiry is that of definition. Defining things, processes, and phenomena is unavoidable because one has to identify and describe, however generally, the object of ...
    • What might a School be? 

      O'Donnell, Barry (The School of Psychotherapy at SVUH, 2010)
      This paper is a response to Lacan 's reference to the ancient philosophical schools when he was launching the school in 1964. It aims to shed light on the reference through a consideration of material which describes the ...