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Maths involving or containing imaginary numbers. The imaginary part of a complex number, z, is usually written Imz
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And, among Turkey's variant social imaginaries there are some, such as those of the Gulenists, the PKK, the DHKP-C and Ergenekon, that exist on the periphery of the cultural ecosystem, and others like that of the AK Party, the CHP, and the MHP, located in its core.
To begin, this article explores the processes involved in the emergence of rival social imaginaries, as they develop in a cultural ecosystem, and relates these processes to Turkey's failed coup.
She adopts the specific meaning of the term social imaginaries from the Canadian political philosopher Charles Taylor, referring not to a set of ideas but to the sensemaking process of understanding--the ways of seeing--the social processes around us.
The wonderfully atmospheric illustrations by Emily Gravett bring the Imaginaries to life.
That moral orders infiltrate social imaginaries is the focus of Taylor's study.
While Modern Social Imaginaries offers more elements of T.'s account, its complete articulation awaits publication of his 1999 Edinburgh Gifford Lectures, Living in a Secular Age.
I'm simply trying to explain why it's almost normal today for intellectuals to be able to work coherently in relation to both literary and scientific imaginaries - in their research they can be simultaneously an affirmative subjectivity (a Proustian subject), a scholar, an experimenter with forms, and perhaps even an advertiser.
In 1744 Leonhard Euler (see 1736) pointed out that polynomial algebraic equations, consisting of powers of x, can have all sorts of solutions--whole numbers, fractions, irrationals, negatives, imaginaries, complex numbers, and so on.
Post-Empire Imaginaries? Anglophone Literature, History, and the Demise of Empires
Helped by Zinzan the cat and some other unemployed imaginaries, Rudger continues his search to find Amanda, but the sinister Mr Bunting is never far behind him.
This edition of Social Justice is concerned with the interface between culture, crime and emerging mechanisms, and the structures and imaginaries of control.
From that gathering, 22 papers, nine in English and the rest in French, appear here under headings of transpositions of the imaginary and word and image: illustrations and verbalizations; re-imag(in)ing words and images in the comic book; the imaginary and the screen: books, movies, television; imaginaries in digital media; the imaginary and memory; and the imaginary of places.