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problematic

, problematical
Logic obsolete (of a proposition) asserting that a property may or may not hold

problematique

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problematic

the system of questions and concepts which makes up any particular science (ALTHUSSER and Balibar, 1968). This concept plays a broadly equivalent role within the work of Louis Althusser to the concept of PARADIGM in the work of Thomas KUHN or the concept of EPISTEME in the work of FOUCAULT. As for Kuhn, in Althusser's view new scientific problematiques involve a revolutionary EPISTEMOLOGICAL BREAK with previous ways of thinking. Thus, Althusser argues that Marxism as a scientific problematique was born only after Marx's break with Hegelian ideas in 1845. Thereafter Marx operated within an implicit problematique, which later scientific Marxists developed.
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This year it has been clear to me that heading the ball was becoming problematic and causing me to have repeated headaches," Doyle said.
According to the research, black people were five times more likely than white people to avoid marijuana abuse between ages 19 and 21, the ages when marijuana usage typically peaks, only to become problematic users in their late 20s and early 30s.
7 billion and there are a total of seven projects on the watch list but three are already declared problematic.
The hack attack that is believed to have affected computer systems in about 150 nations has been less problematic than expected because attempts to contain it appeared to be working.
To find out the relationship between problematic use of internet, depression and anxiety among Indian college students.
Both working with criminological theories and how they relate to empirical studies, Pauwels brings a background in social disorganization theory and juvenile delinquency, and Hardyns brings background on collective efficacy theory to the study of problematic youth groups of all kinds--often referred to as street gangs.
LWMC is also considering to introduce such waste collection mechanism in other areas of the city where there streets are narrow and problematic for heavy machinery in order to ease the work of workers.
Therefore, considering the abovementioned attributes of mobile game usage with the issue of problematic smartphone use, mobile games may be as risky as online games are for youth in terms of addiction.
Almost half - 46 per cent - of people of working age believe that poor health will make their saving for retirement problematic.
SO a university has decided, without holding a presser, that about a dozen words and phrases are problematic and should be banned from everyday use - and there are no plans to walk it back even if the announcement breaks the internet.
These five chapters close with lists of works cited that include the problematic texts and two separate lists of texts recommended and recommended with reservations.