Blockchain and the causal tree of reference

In a previous article, Philosophy of Blockchain Technology – Ontologies, (Sfetcu 2019) I talked about applying Paul Ricœur’s narrative theory in developing an ontology of blockchain technology. In this section I intend to highlight the idea of an analogy between … Read More

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Causal Theory of Reference of Michael Devitt

Michael Devitt develops a hybrid causal theory of non-empty proper names and certain singular terms that semantically resemble them. He considers that the use of a name designates an object not by virtue of the different information we know about … Read More

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Heuristics of the General Relativity

The essential principle of coordination in GR is the principle of equivalence, including a negative heuristic. The argument “is not that all reference frames are equivalent, but that the classical coordination of uniform motion in a straight line with the … Read More

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Excellence in Quality and Management Forum (Cannes France) & official ‘Excellence in Quality’ Project

Dear Nicolae Sfetcu, Re: Excellence in Quality and Management Forum (Cannes France) & official ‘Excellence in Quality’ Project It is my pleasure to address you today on behalf of the Excellence in Quality and Management Forum and European Awards Night … Read More

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Causal theory of reference of Gareth Evans

Gareth Evans, in The Causal Theory of Names, states that the causal theory of reference needs to be expanded to include what he calls multiple “bases”. After the initial baptism, the use of the name in the presence of the … Read More

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Legal aspects of Big Data – GDPR

The use of Big Data presents significant legal problems, especially in terms of data protection. The existing legal framework of the European Union based in particular on the Directive no. 46/95/EC and the General Regulation on the Protection of Personal … Read More

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