Oliver (2011) and Selwyn (2010) argued that research is necessary within education that critically questions technological determinist
assumptions, and seeks to consider alternate ways of thinking about technology and learning that recognizes the agency of human actors, and the social factors involved with using technology in education.
This suggests that the concepts of sex and gender are far more complicated than what biological determinist
school can purely explain.
In contrast, in reading the writings of determinists
, it is often unclear just what their case is for accepting determinism.
This would contradict the hard determinist
's argument that although an agent's will is causally efficacious, she lacks alternate possibilities.
emphasize that exercise / physical activity is a particularly effective way of controlling body weight in individuals with a genetic predisposition towards obesity and thus contrast with the determinist
view held by many that genetic influences are unmodifiable," authors said.
It would be advantageous for Gilad's opponents if he were, as they claim, a banal biological determinist
who simply dislikes people according to the lottery of their DNA.
It also stands at odds with a determinist
view that capitalism is heading for its inevitable doom--a view that infected many communists of the 20th century and still lurks as wishful thinking among those trying to understand this monstrous construct.
If that's determinist
, it's not because the technology is forcing us to use itself one way and not another.
Sticking to the analysis of how personal qualities and dispositions have influenced their leadership, the author avoids any historicist or determinist
interpretation, explicitly contrasting his work with the cyclical theory of Stephen Skowronek's 'The Politics That Presidents Make ...'(p.
There is also the dilemma of determinism which is that to urge another to become a determinist
is to assume he or she can make such a choice.
The Sorites paradoxes are associated with Eubulides of Miletus (fourth century B.C.) and they say that there is not a clear frontier between visible and invisible matter, determinist
and indeterminist principle, stable and unstable matter, long time living and short time living matter.
Ian Morris raises some interesting questions but seems to me to take too determinist