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authorial determinism

The notion that author is the creator of a text and as such is the sole arbiter of its meaning. For the limitations of this view, see authorial intention.

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A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)

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... determinism The notion that the creator of a text is the sole arbiter of its meaning . ...

authorial determinism

authorial determinism  

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The notion that author is the creator of a text and as such is the sole arbiter of its meaning. For the limitations of this view, see authorial intention.
freedom and determinism

freedom and determinism  

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The great problem of freedom and determinism is really two problems, one of them metaphysical and empirical in kind, the other ethical and in other ways attitudinal in kind. The ...
biological determinism

biological determinism  

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See also determinism.1. (genetic determinism) The idea that an individual's personality or behaviour is caused by their particular genetic endowment, rather than by social or cultural factors—by ...
determinism, logical

determinism, logical  

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Whether or not God or anyone or anything else knows the future, it is alleged, there must be a true description of the future, a set of true statements about ...
media determinism

media determinism  

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A synonym for technological determinism as applied to claims about the ‘impact’ of new media technologies on society, institutions, groups, and/or individuals. The term is often applied to the stance ...
politics and determinism

politics and determinism  

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Setting aside the special cases of economic and historical determinism, the clearest consequences of determinism in politics are for a cluster of ideas about punishment and reward, in which the ...
historical determinism

historical determinism  

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1. A belief that historical processes have a certain inevitability, based on some fundamental factor. Its application ranges from a pessimistic fatalism which denies human free will (which ‘soft ...
textual determinism

textual determinism  

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The stance that the form and content of a text determine how it is decoded. Critics of this stance argue that decoders may bring to the text codes of their own which may not match those used by the ...
social determinism

social determinism  

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1. (*cultural determinism, social shaping) In theories of the relationship between society and technology or media, a stance which asserts the primacy of social (and political) factors rather than ...
dilemma of determinism

dilemma of determinism  

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It is often supposed that if an action is the end of a causal chain, i.e. determined, and the causes stretch back in time to events for which an agent has no conceivable responsibility, then the ...
determinism, scientific

determinism, scientific  

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The best examples of determinism, or the lack of it, are found in the theories of physics. At first glance, we might say that such a theory is deterministic whenever ...
reciprocal determinism

reciprocal determinism  

A phenomenon in which self-efficacy is affected by and affects other variables. In sport, the experience of a previous performance (e.g. success or failure) influences the present level of ...
technological determinism

technological determinism  

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The stance that new technologies are the primary cause of major social and historical changes at the macrosocial level of social structure and processes and/or subtle but profound social and ...
cultural determinism

cultural determinism  

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Compare social determinism.1. The stance that common patterns of behaviour, attitudes, and values which persist for generations are the result of cultural factors rather than biological or other ...
determinism

determinism  

At the individual level, determinism means that people are not free to choose their own actions. They are constrained by external factors that are beyond their own control. True determinists would ...
environmental determinism

environmental determinism  

The view that was popular at the start of the 20th century, but is now regarded as too simplistic, that the most important control on human activities is the environment.
influence

influence  

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1. The capacity to persuade: being able to affect people's attitudes, values, and/or behaviour due to power, status, knowledge, contacts, and/or wealth; alternatively, the effect or agency.2. In the ...
psychical determinism

psychical determinism  

In psychoanalysis, the assumption, first introduced by Sigmund Freud (1856–1939), that no psychological phenomena, not even dreams, symptoms, or parapraxes, occur by chance, but that they can always ...
audience determinism

audience determinism  

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Compare authorial determinism; textual determinism.1. In relation to the interpretation of texts that are separated from their authors (e.g. published books and broadcasts), the notion that the last ...

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