interestedness


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Noun1.interestedness - the state of being interested
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interestedness

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Curiosity about or attention to someone or something:
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Louckes [4] and Barnnes, have similar researchers which refers to interestedness and positive attitude of cultivators farmers about application of indigenous knowledge.
Strauss not only includes consciousness of self interestedness ("sound common sense") and hence suspicion of alleged prophets, as part of Hobbes's understanding of "remembering art," but points out a certain agreement on this score between Hobbes, on one hand, and Socrates and the sophists, on the other.
According to Marks, intercultural cinema "assumes the interestedness, engagement, and intelligence of its audience" (19); in other words, it calls for an active spectator who is willing to learn the language of counter cinema.
The concept of director interestedness comes into play during a potential conflict of interest situation.
They would be agents of parties in the dispute, and therefore have the color of bias, and the fact of interestedness.
Tellingly, in its present incarnation RMP seems ambivalently attuned to the issues of interestedness at stake in such complaint: one of the site's newest (and most controversial) innovations allows users to post digital images of instructors, and its current homepage offers "hottest professors" and "highest rated professors" as its leading categories of user interest; yet RMP has always allowed users to flag suspect evaluations, and, in an apparent attempt to cultivate an image of balance, of responsiveness to negative as well as positive commentary, the current menu includes a link to "recent press.
The political arm of other modern states display similar interestedness.
More strikingly, it underscores the interestedness of memory and recall.
7) The Foucaultian elements of Guillory's argument are evident in his assertion that the ideology of canon-formation has to do with the covert interestedness on the part of the critic, i.
The scholarly interestedness that becomes more manifest as time progresses is not a regrettable trace of the subjective prejudices from which historians tightly ought to have freed themselves.
And it is important to note that the very fact of partial knowledges -- partial in the senses of incompleteness but also of interestedness, even bias -- means that our disciplines must throw out what were once their epistemological foundations.