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Browsing Greinar- HÍ by Subject "Identity"

Browsing Greinar- HÍ by Subject "Identity"

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  • Unnsteinsson, Elmar (Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2016-04)
    Speakers are confused about identity if they mistake one thing for two or two things for one. I present two plausible models of confusion, the Frege model and the Millikan model. I show how a prominent objection to Fregean models fails and argue that ...
  • Unnsteinsson, Elmar (Informa UK Limited, 2018-03-21)
    I argue for a theory of the optimal function of the speech act of referring, called the edenic theory. First, the act of singular reference is defined directly in terms of Gricean communicative intentions. Second, I propose a doxastic constraint on the ...
  • Snook, Abigail Grover; Schram, Asta Bryndis; Sveinsson, Thorarinn; Jones, Brett D. (Springer Science and Business Media LLC, 2019-09-11)
    Background: About 70% of teachers who instruct healthcare students are considered sessional (adjunct/temporary part-time) faculty and receive limited instruction in pedagogy. Sessional faculty may feel isolated and struggle with their teacher identity, ...
  • Einarsdóttir, Þorgerður J.; Rafnsdóttir, Gudbjörg LINDA; Sigurðardóttir, Margrét Sigrún; Torfason, Magnus (Elsevier BV, 2020-03)
    This paper examines business elites in the context of social networks, identity and residential homogeneity. Our focus is gender diversity in business elites and how social activities conducive to networking interact with residential homogeneity. We ...