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Corpo e vida: a crítica de Hannah Arendt à modernidade científica
Heuer, Wolfgang;
Physis: Revista de Saúde Coletiva , 2010, DOI: 10.1590/S0103-73312010000200011
Abstract: this paper analyzes the categories of body and life in hannah arendt's thought in the context of criticism that the author makes of modern scientific approach. from the presentation of some core aspects of arendt's criticism, it discusses to what extent this criticism can be useful in contemporary discussion of biological and biotechnological world. finally, it tries to show the radical thinking of the author about life in the body and its relationship to the concept of body and life of traditional chinese medicine.
Review: Heide von Felden (Ed.) (2007). Methodendiskussion in der Biographieforschung [Methodological Issues in Biographical Research: Classical and Innovative Perspectives on Qualitative Analysis] Rese a: Heide von Felden (Ed.) (2007). Methodendiskussion in der Biographieforschung [Cuestiones metodológicas en la investigación biográfica: Perspectivas clásicas e innovadoras en el análisis cualitati
Klaus Heuer
Forum : Qualitative Social Research , 2008,
Abstract: This article assesses the extent to which the book under review lives up to the expectations raised by its title. The focus is thus on whether the results of interpreting the five featured case studies justify the methodological effort. The interaction between the text and the reader is left out and this is problematic when it comes to interpreting the memories of the Jewish emigrant who is at the centre of three out of the five essays. Furthermore, it is clear that on a formal level (relating to the shared analytical subject) as well as in terms of content (relating to interconnectedness) that the methodological discussion falls short of the requirements of the approach taken. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0901193 En este artículo se evalúa hasta que punto el libro rese ado está a la altura de las expectativas suscitadas por el título. Por lo tanto, la atención se centra en si los resultados de la interpretación de los cinco estudios de caso descritos justifican el esfuerzo metodológico. La interacción entre el texto y el lector se deja fuera, lo que es problemático cuando se trata de interpretar la memoria de los judíos emigrantes, aspecto central en tres de los cinco ensayos. Por otra parte, es evidente que en un nivel formal (con relación al tema analítico compartido), así como en términos del contenido (con relación a la interconectividad), el debate metodológico no está a la altura de las exigencias del enfoque adoptado. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0901193 Analysiert werden Anspruch und Wirklichkeit der im Buchtitel annoncierten Methodendiskussion. Im Zentrum steht dabei die Frage, ob der methodologische Aufwand in einem angemessenen Verh ltnis zum interpretatorischen Ertrag der fünf Fallbeispiele steht. Es wird anhand von Textbelegen herausgearbeitet, dass die ausgeblendete gesellschaftshistorische Dimension und die ebenfalls ausgeblendete Text-Lesende-Interaktion problematisch für die Interpretation der lebensgeschichtlichen Erinnerungen einer jüdischen Emigrantin ist, die in drei der fünf Aufs tze im Zentrum stehen. Au erdem wird deutlich, dass sowohl formal (der gleiche Untersuchungsgegenstand) als auch inhaltlich (reflexive wechselseitige Bezugnahme) die Bedingungen für eine Diskussion nicht eingel st wurden. URN: urn:nbn:de:0114-fqs0901193
Ways of Narrating Memory: Hannah Arendt’s "Eichmann in Jerusalem" and Steven Spielberg’s "Schindler’s List" / Formas de narra o da memória: “Eichmann em Israel”, de Hannah Arendt e “A Lista de Schindler”, de Steven Spielberg
Wolfgang Heuer
Revista Direito e Práxis , 2012,
Abstract: It is self-evident that events of the past are bound to places and acting people, they are playing a decisive role for memory and history. Meaning and importance of places and actions in the past depend on their contexts and each change inevitably also changes the meaning of the events itself. I would like to demonstrate some of the consequences of such a change by comparing Hannah Arendt’s “Eichmann in Jerusalem“ with Steven Spielberg’s “Schindler’s List“ who decontextualized a factual story and thus changed places and acting people. But before doing this, I would like to emphasize the importance which places and acting people play for memory and history with some perhaps unusual remarks. They refer to the official European history and politics which seem to be marked by the absence of places and acting people. Keywords: Eichmann in Jerusalem, Hannah Arendt, Schindler’s List, Steven Spielberg Resumo é autoevidente que acontecimentos do passado est o condicionados a lugares e a pessoas atuantes, que têm papel fundamental na memória e na história. O significado e a importancia de lugares e de a es do passado dependem de seu contexto e cada mudan a sua inevitavelmente altera também os próprios acontecimentos. Eu gostaria de demonstrar algumas das consequências de tal mudan a comparando “Eichmann em Israel”, de Hannah Arendt com “A Lista de Schindler”, de Steven Spielberg, que descontextualizou uma história real e, assim, modificou lugares e pessoas de atua o. Mas antes disso, eu gostaria de enfatizar a importancia que lugares e pessoas atuantes têm a memória e na história com alguns comentários talvez inusitados. Eles fazem referência à História oficial e à política da Europa que parecem ser marcados pela ausência de lugares e de pessoas de atua o marcante. Palavras-chaves: Eichmann em Israel, Hannah Arendt, Lista de Schindler, Steven Spielberg
A síndrome de Wilkomirski: história falsificada
Heuer, Wolfgang
Estudos Ibero Americanos , 2006,
Abstract: A utiliza o da memória pela História nos remete à quest o da confiabilidade, e, com isso, "ao voto de confian a" (Ricoeur) à testemunha. Em contraste com as formas usuais de tentar impedir ou impor a memória, o interesse público contemporaneo por depoimentos pessoais tem levado a muitos casos de falsifica o da memória, entre os quais o mais famoso é a história de "Wilkomirski". O presente artigo se dedica às formas atuais de autovitimiza o, procura entender por que a maioria dos historiadores falhou em reconhecer a falsifica o, por que mentir traz mais vantagens do que dizer a verdade, e qual a fun o do julgamento crítico como pré-requisito para a confiabilidade. The use of memory in History poses the question of its reliability and thus the “question of confidence” (Ricoeur) in the testimony. In contrast to traditional forms of prevention or prescription of memory, the current public interest in personal recollections comes up against many cases of falsification of memory, the most famous among them being the story of “Wilkomirski”. The author studies the contemporary fashion of self-victimization and discusses why most historians failed to recognize this falsification, why lying seems to offer more advantages than truth-telling, and which role critical judgment can play as a prerequisite of confidence.
Expression Pattern of Thyroid Hormone Transporters in the Postnatal Mouse Brain
Heike Heuer
Frontiers in Endocrinology , 2014, DOI: 10.3389/fendo.2014.00092
Abstract: For a comprehensive description of the tissue-specific thyroidal state under normal as well as under pathophysiological conditions it is of utmost importance to include thyroid hormone (TH) transporters in the analysis as well. The current knowledge of the cell-specific repertoire of TH transporters, however, is still rather limited, although several TH transporting proteins have been identified. Here, we describe the temporal and spatial distribution pattern of the most prominent TH transporters in the postnatal mouse brain. For that purpose, we performed radioactive in situ hybridization studies in order to analyze the cellular mRNA expression pattern of the monocarboxylate transporters Mct8 and Mct10, the L-type amino acid transporters Lat1 and Lat2 as well as the organic anion transporting peptide Oatp1c1 at different postnatal time points. Highest TH transporter expression levels in the CNS were observed at postnatal day 6 and 12, while hybridization signal intensities visibly declined after the second postnatal week. The only exception was Mct10 for which the strongest signals could be observed in white matter regions at postnatal day 21 indicating that this transporter is preferentially expressed in mature oligodendrocytes. Whereas Mct8 and Lat2 showed an overlapping neuronal mRNA expression pattern in the cerebral cortex, hippocampus, and in the hypothalamus, Oatp1c1 and Lat1 specific signals were most prominent in capillary endothelial cells throughout the CNS. In the choroid plexus, expression of three transporters (Mct8, Lat2, and Oatp1c1) could be detected, whereas in other brain areas (e.g., striatum, thalamus, and brain stem nuclei) only one of the transporter candidates appeared to be present. Overall, our study revealed a distinct mRNA distribution pattern for each of the TH transporter candidates. Further studies will reveal to which extent these transporters contribute to the cell-specific TH uptake and efflux in the mouse CNS.
On the equivalence of fractional-order Sobolev semi-norms
Norbert Heuer
Mathematics , 2012,
Abstract: We present various results on the equivalence and mapping properties under affine transformations of fractional-order Sobolev norms and semi-norms of orders between zero and one. Main results are mutual estimates of the three semi-norms of Sobolev-Slobodeckij, interpolation and quotient space types. In particular, we show that the former two are uniformly equivalent under affine mappings that ensure shape regularity of the domains under consideration.
Excluding a full grid minor
Karl Heuer
Mathematics , 2015,
Abstract: In this paper we characterise the graphs containing a $\mathbb{Z} \times \mathbb{Z}$ grid minor in a similar way as it has been done by Halin for graphs with an $\mathbb{N} \times \mathbb{Z}$ grid minor. Using our characterisation, we describe the structure of graphs without $\mathbb{Z} \times \mathbb{Z}$ grid minors in terms of tree-decompositions.
Similar Sublattices and Coincidence Rotations of the Root Lattice A4 and its Dual
Manuela Heuer
Mathematics , 2008,
Abstract: A natural way to describe the Penrose tiling employs the projection method on the basis of the root lattice A4 or its dual. Properties of these lattices are thus related to properties of the Penrose tiling. Moreover, the root lattice A4 appears in various other contexts such as sphere packings, efficient coding schemes and lattice quantizers. Here, the lattice A4 is considered within the icosian ring, whose rich arithmetic structure leads to parametrisations of the similar sublattices and the coincidence rotations of A4 and its dual lattice. These parametrisations, both in terms of a single icosian, imply an index formula for the corresponding sublattices. The results are encapsulated in Dirichlet series generating functions. For every index, they provide the number of distinct similar sublattices as well as the number of coincidence rotations of A4 and its dual.
Lutzomyia longipalpis Presence and Abundance Distribution at Different Micro-spatial Scales in an Urban Scenario
María Soledad Santini?,María Eugenia Utgés?,Pablo Berrozpe?,Mariana Manteca Acosta?,Natalia Casas?,Paola Heuer,O. Daniel Salomón
PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases , 2015, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0003951
Abstract: The principal objective of this study was to assess a modeling approach to Lu. longipalpis distribution in an urban scenario, discriminating micro-scale landscape variables at microhabitat and macrohabitat scales and the presence from the abundance of the vector. For this objective, we studied vectors and domestic reservoirs and evaluated different environmental variables simultaneously, so we constructed a set of 13 models to account for micro-habitats, macro-habitats and mixed-habitats. We captured a total of 853 sandflies, of which 98.35% were Lu. longipalpis. We sampled a total of 197 dogs; 177 of which were associated with households where insects were sampled. Positive rK39 dogs represented 16.75% of the total, of which 47% were asymptomatic. Distance to the border of the city and high to medium density vegetation cover ended to be the explanatory variables, all positive, for the presence of sandflies in the city. All variables in the abundance model ended to be explanatory, trees around the trap, distance to the stream and its quadratic, being the last one the only one with negative coefficient indicating that the maximum abundance was associated with medium values of distance to the stream. The spatial distribution of dogs infected with L. infantum showed a heterogeneous pattern throughout the city; however, we could not confirm an association of the distribution with the variables assessed. In relation to Lu. longipalpis distribution, the strategy to discriminate the micro-spatial scales at which the environmental variables were recorded allowed us to associate presence with macrohabitat variables and abundance with microhabitat and macrohabitat variables. Based on the variables associated with Lu. longipalpis, the model will be validated in other cities and environmental surveillance, and control interventions will be proposed and evaluated in the microscale level and integrated with socio-cultural approaches and programmatic and village (mesoscale) strategies.
The game of Double-Silver on intervals
Gerald A. Heuer
International Journal of Mathematics and Mathematical Sciences , 2001, DOI: 10.1155/s016117120100240x
Abstract: Silverman's game on intervals was analyzed in a special case by Evans, and later more extensively by Heuer and Leopold-Wildburger, who found that optimal strategies exist (and gave them) quite generally when the intervals have no endpoints in common. They exist in about half the parameter plane when the intervals have a left endpoint or a right endpoint, but not both, in common, and (as Evans had earlier found) exist only on a set of measure zero in this plane if the intervals are identical. The game of Double-Silver, where each player has its own threshold and penalty, is examined. There are several combinations of conditions on relative placement of the intervals, the thresholds and penalties under which optimal strategies exist and are found. The indications are that in the other cases no optimal strategies exist.
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