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Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Allwood, Jens / Abelar, Yanhia.  Lack of Understanding, Misunderstanding and Language Acquisition. In: Proceedings of the AILA-conference in Brussels, 1989.

Bachmann-Medick, Doris.  Cultural Misunderstanding in Translation: Multicultural Coexistence and Multicultural Conceptions of World Literature. Erfurt Electronic Studies in English, 1996. [text]

Bauer, H. H.  Science or Pseudoscience: Magnetic Healing, Psychic Phenomena and Other Heterodoxies. University of Illinois Press, 2001.

Bertamini, M. / Croucher, C. J.  The Shape of Holes. Cognition 87, 2003, pp. 33-54.

Botkin, James W. / Elmandjra, Mahdi / Malitza, Mircea.  No Limits to Learning; bridging the human gap. Pergamon, 1979  ("A Report to the Club of Rome").

Bresciani, Marilee J.  Exploring Misunderstanding in Collaborative Research Between a World Power and a Developing Country. Research and Practice in Assessment, 2, 1 January 2008. [text]

Broks, Peter.  Understanding Popular Science. McGraw-Hill International, 2006.

Bührig, Kristin / Thije, Jan D. ten.  Beyond Misunderstanding: linguistic analyses of intercultural communication. John Benjamins, 2006.

Caley, Michael T.  Mindscapes: the epistemology of Magoroh Maruyama. Routledge, 1994.

Campbell, Joseph.  (The Inner Reaches of Outer Space: metaphor as myth and as religion. New World Library, 1986. [summary]

Carr, Nicholas G.  The Shallows: What the Internet Is Doing to Our Brains. W. W. Norton, 2010.

Casati, Roberto.  Shadows: Unlocking Their Secrets, from Plato to Our Time. Vintage, 2004.

Casati, Roberto / Varzi, Achille C.  Holes and Other Superficialities. MIT Press, 1994.

Chomsky, Noam / Herman, Edward S.  Manufacturing Consent: the political economy of the mass media, Pantheon Books, 1988. [summary]

Cornwell, John.  Darwin's Angel. Profile Books, 2007. [summary]

Dascal, Marcello.  The Relevance of Misunderstanding. In: Dascal, M. (Ed.) Dialogue -- an interdisciplinary approach. J. Benjamins, 1985, pp. 441-459.

Duncan, Ronald / Weston-Smith, Miranda  (Eds.).    The Encyclopedia of Ignorance: everything you ever wanted to know about the unknown. Pocket Books, 1978.

Ehrenreich, Barbara.  Bright-sided: how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined America. Metropolitan Books, 2009.

Ehrenreich, Barbara.  Smile Or Die: how positive thinking fooled America and the world. Granta Books, 2010. [summary]

Fardanesh, Bagher.  Global Communications and Misunderstanding. Infinity Publishing, 2009.

Fields, Jonathan.  Uncertainty: turning fear and doubt into fuel for brilliance. Portfolio, 2011.

Foley, Michael.  The Age of Absurdity: why modern life makes it hard to be happy. Simon and Schuster, 2011.

Fukuyama, Francis.  The End of History and the Last Man. Free Press, 1992.

Gardner, Benjamin.  Mutual Incomprehension or Selective Inattention?. Journal of Sustainable Forestry, 8, 1999, 3-4, pp. 127-145.

Gauron, Andre.  European Misunderstanding. Algora Publishing, 2009.

Gray, John N.  Global Utopias and Clashing Civilizations: misunderstanding the present. International Affairs, 74, 1998, 1, pp. 149-164. [text]

Gray, John N.  False Dawn: The Delusions of Global Capitalism. 1998. [summary]

Gray, John N.  Black Mass: Apocalyptic Religion and the Death of Utopia. 2007. [summary]

Hatlebrekke, Kjetil Anders / Smith, M. L. R.  Towards a New Theory of Intelligence Failure?. The Impact of Cognitive Closure and Discourse Failure. Intelligence and National Security, 25, 2010, 2, pp. 147-182. [abstract]

Handy, Charles B.  The Age of Unreason. Harvard Business Review Press, 1991.

Handy, Charles B.  Beyond Certainty. Arrow Books, 1995.

Handy, Charles B.  The Age of Paradox. Harvard Business Review Press, 1995.

Hawking, Stephen  (Ed.).    The Dreams That Stuff Is Made Of: the most astounding papers of quantum physics -- and how they shook the scientific world. Running Press, 2011.

Hedges, Chris.  War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning. PublicAffairs, 2002. [summary]

Hinnenkamp, Volker.  The Notion of Misunderstanding in Intercultural Communication. Journal of Intercultural Communication, 1, 1999. [text]

Hofstadter, Douglas.  Gödel, Escher, Bach: an Eternal Golden Braid. Basic Books, 1979. [summary]

Hofstadter, Douglas.  I Am a Strange Loop. Basic Books, 2007. [summary]

Homer-Dixon, Thomas.  The Ingenuity Gap: how can we solve the problems of the future?. Knopf. 2000.. [summary]

House, Juliane / Kasper, Gabriele / Ross, Steven  (Eds.).    Misunderstanding in Social Life: discourse approaches to problematic talk. Pearson Education, 2003.

Humphrey-Jones, Claire.  An Investigation of the Types and Structure of Misunderstandings. Dissertation, University of Newcastle Upon Thyne, 1986.

Huntington, Samuel P.  The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Order. Simon and Schuster, 1996.

Jeffers, Susan J.  Embracing Uncertainty: breakthrough methods for achieving peace of mind when facing the unknown. St Martin's Griffin, 2004.

Jones, W. T.  The Romantic Syndrome: toward a new method in cultural anthropology and the history of ideas. Martinus Nijhoff, 1961.

Jones, Dennis Merritt.  The Art of Uncertainty: how to live in the mystery of life and love it. Tarcher, 2011.

Kent, Sherman.  Strategic Intelligence for Americans World Policy. Princeton University Press, 1949.

Kida, Tsuyoshi.  Does Gesture Aid Discourse. In: Steven G. McCafferty and Gale Stam (Eds.). Second Language Acquistion and Classroom Research. Taylor and Francis, 2008.

Krauss, Lawrence M.  A Universe from Nothing: why there is something rather than nothing. Free Press, 2012. [summary]

Kuhn, Thomas.  The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. University of Chicago Press, 1962.

Lang, W. Patrick.  "Bureaucrats Versus Artists". [text]

Lawson, Hilary.  Reflexivity: the post-modern predicament. HarperCollins, 1985.

Lehrer, Jonah.  Imagine: How Creativity Works. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2012.

Lehrer, Jonah.  How We Decide. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009.

Lehrer, Jonah.  Proust Was a Neuroscientist. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2007.

Lennox, John.  God's Undertaker: Has Science Buried God? Lion, 2009.

Lennox, John.  Gunning for God: a critique of the New Atheism. Lion, 2011.

Franca, Lingua  (Eds.).    The Sokal Hoax: the sham that shook the Academy. Bison Books, 2000.

Magnusson, E.  Incomprehension and Miscomprehension of Statistical Evidence: an Experimental Study. 1993. [text]

Maruyama, Magoroh.  Mindscapes, social patterns and future development of scientific theory types. Cybernetica, 1980, 23, 1, pp. 5-25.

McGrath, Alister / McGrath, Joanna Collicutt.  The Dawkins Delusion?. Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge (SPCK), 2007. [summary]

McMullan, James / Mak, Lillian.  Developing. Focused Non-Comprehension Strategies To Improve Communication.

McRae-Williams, Eva / Gerritsen, Rolf.  Mutual Incomprehension: the cross cultural domain of work in a remote Australian Aboriginal community. The International Indigenous Policy Journal, 1, 2010, 2, pp. 1-11. [text]

Meehan, William.  Partem totius naturae esse: Spinoza's alternative to the mutual incomprehension of physicalism and mentalism in psychology. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 29, 1, 2009, pp. 47-59. [text]

Michael, Donald N. / Madden, Ward.  The Unprepared Society: planning for a precarious future. Basic Books, 1968. [summary]

Midgley, Mary.  The Myths We Live By. Routledge, 2003.

Midgley, Mary.  Science As Salvation: A Modern Myth and Its Meaning. Routledge 1992.

Midgley, Mary.  Evolution as a Religion: Strange Hopes and Stranger Fears. Routledge, 1985.

Francesca Eva Sara Montemaggi. Misunderstanding Faith: When "Capital" does not fit the "Spiritual". International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, 5, 5, pp.179-192. [abstract]

Pigliucci, Massimo.  Nonsense on Stilts: how to tell science from bunk. University of Chicago Press, 2010.

Poliscanova, Julia.  Mutual Dependence or Mutual Incomprehension. Global Politics for the Next Generation of Policy-makers, 2009. [text]

Popper, Karl.  Conjectures and Refutations: the growth of scientific knowledge. Routledge, 1963.

Posey, Darrell A.  (Ed.).    Cultural and Spiritual Values of Biodiversity. United Nations Environmental Programme and Intermediate Technology Publications, 1999.

Powers, William.  Hamlet's Blackberry: a practical philosophy for building a good life in the Digital Age. HarperCollins, 2010.

Rescher, Nicholas.  The Strife of Systems: an essay on the grounds and implications of philosophical diversity. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1985.

Schmitt, Gary J. / Shulsky, Abram N.  Leo Strauss and the World of Intelligence (By Which We Do Not Mean Nous). 1998. [text]

Segerstrale, Ullica  (Ed.).    Beyond the Science Wars: the missing discourse about science and society. SUNY Press, 2000.

Sheen, Fulton J.  Misunderstanding the World. Human Life International,. [text]

Siljander, Mark D.  A Deadly Misunderstanding: a Congressman's Quest to Bridge the Muslim-Christian Divide. HarperOne, 2008. [extract]

Sokal, Alan.  Intellectual Impostures. Profile, 2003.

Sokal, Alan.  Beyond the Hoax: Science, Philosophy and Culture. Oxford University Press, 2010. [summary]

Sokal, Alan / Bricmont, Jean.  Fashionable Nonsense: postmodern Intellectuals' abuse of science. Picador, 1999. [summary]

Sposito, Garrison.  Does a generalized Heisenberg Principle operate in the social siences?. Inquiry (Oslo, Universitetsforlaget), 12, (1969), 3, pp. 356-361. [text]

Sugiyama, Yasushi.  Between Understanding and Misunderstanding: problems and prospects for international cultural exchange. Greenwood Press, 1990.

Thant, U.  Education and International Misunderstanding. Teachers College Record, 63, 1, 1961, pp. 1-7.

Unruh, Heidi Rolland / Sider, Ronald J.  Saving Souls, Serving Society: understanding the faith factor in church-based social ministry. Oxford University Press, 2005.

Westerman, Toby.  Misunderstanding Our World: from self-deception to self-destruction. International News Analysis Today, 13 October 2011. [text]

White, Ralph K.  "Socialism" and "Capitalism": An International Misunderstanding. Foreign Affairs, 44, 1966, 2, pp. 216-228. [text]

Woit, Peter.  Not Even Wrong: The Failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law. Basic Books, 2007.

Mehdi Yousfi-Monod and Violaine Prince. Using Misunderstanding and Discussion in Dialog as a Knowledge Acquisition or Enhancement Procecss. IGI Global, 2009, ch. 5 [text]

Zaefferer, Dietmar.  Understanding Misunderstanding: A Proposal for an Explanation of Reading Choices. Journal of Pragmatics, 1, 1977, pp. 329-346.

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