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As in the foregoing varieties, in the case of autobiographic self-reference too we may refer to the relationship between the literary title and data from the author's biography in terms of intertextuality.
To examine certainty, we measured the use of past tense, present tense, the word note, the word see, and the use of self-references such as management.
ZERO = Zero x Eight x R x One; or, without self-reference, ZERO = [Z.
The possibility that social organizations have VSM function is slight, and even in a viable system it is difficult to satisfy the requirement of self-reference.
Importantly, this effect of self-reference did not interact with valence of the adjectives.
With this move, neocybernetic method dovetails with literary theory in its interest in self-reference and paradox as discursive and epistemological problems.
the real world involves paradoxes of self-reference.
What is demonstrated here is the dull mind of a brilliant intelligence, an intelligence whose glean and glister is continually stifled, smothered by a perpetually renewed wrap-around of self-reference.
Although the book can be paged through simply for the gorgeous photographs printed on heavy, quality paper stock [the captions are printed in type smaller than the one print on the contract for a Faustian car lease], Jackson does provide some interesting observations in the main body text, such as, when describing how the past is often prelude to concepts to come, he writes: "The hermetic world of the motor industry, from education through to career, coupled with the tangled web of allegiances, technology partnerships, and ownerships that characterize the modern industry, also makes self-reference inevitable.
If you lose self-reference, you cannot be strategic.
Escher lithograph, "Drawing Hands," which portrays hands drawing themselves, thereby conveying the message that self and self-reference are indivisible and coequal.
Shunning the disembodied prose typical of many reference books, he personalizes his discourse with measured use of such features as exclamation points, parenthetical remarks, wry formulations, and lapses into the first person or other modes of self-reference ("Meme un personnage nomme Prince [in Marcel Arland's L'Ordre, rated one star] ne suffit pas a preserver de l'ennui