self-determinism


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self′-deter′minism



n.
a philosophic doctrine that every present state or condition of the self is a result of previous states or conditions of the self.
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On a personal level, it is the core belief in the value of self-determinism that attracted me most to the existential approach.
In an era that is beset with digital self-determinism by the young and its advertent fallout -- shrinking attention spans, socio-cultural isolation and diminished pursuit of intellectual challenges, grave fault lines that are developing faster than one can map them -- endeavours by the UAE such as the ARC and SIBF are lifelines for the classical survival and intellectual revival of the written word and the love for reading.
These ideas are supported by current AT theory and practice based on Western philosophies and ideologies that favor autonomy, independence, and self-determinism (Ripat & Woodgate, 2011).
Appropriating Laurel Thatcher Ulrich's quote, Malebo boldly renounces societal expectations and shares her journey towards achieving total autonomy and self-determinism. MISS BEHAVE is a conversation that will challenge, rattle and occasionally cause you to reflect on your own life, daring you to ask yourself the question: are you truly living life the way you want to?
"The indigenous people are discovering their own self-determinism and their own way forward, and we as Canadians, together, have got to continue the journey with them that, in some ways, the TRC has started effectively."
The erotics of sovereignty; queer native writing in the era of self-determinism.
The unique theoretical core of the AMQI is based on research conducted by Wilks (1995, 2004; Wilks & Ratheal, 2009) and Ratheal and Wilks (2006), which showed that in the moral arena, the freedom of self-determinism and the freedom of indeterminate free will are mutually exclusive concepts.
I should, however, make it clear that the concept of 'dynamic self-determinism' is not mine, but John Eekelaar's - see 'The interests of the child and the child's wishes: the role of dynamic self-determinism', in Alston P (ed), The Best Interests of the Child: Reconciling culture and human rights (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1994).
As Woodrow Wilson's initial secretary of state, Bryan's strict moral compass suited a foreign policy promoting democracy and national self-determinism, but Latin Americans cringed at its paternalism and Europeans ignored its idealism.
The Health Self-Determination Index (Cox, 1985), and The Health Self-Determinism Index for Children (Cox, Cowell, Marion, & Miller, 1990) measures health behaviors and satisfaction with care.
Third, there is strikingly little discussion of how BGLOs can be political vehicles to resist White supremacy, build economic self-determinism and be catalysts for the revival of the welfare state.
The existentialist notion of self-determinism and mastery over one's own destiny are core to humanistic intelligence, as well as the upholding of science and curiosity.