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Aristotle, On the life-bearing spirit (De spiritu): a by A. P. Bos, Rein Ferwerda

By A. P. Bos, Rein Ferwerda

Unlike what's frequently inspiration, the paintings "De spiritu" is totally Aristotelian. It presents an quintessential a part of Aristotle's philosophy of dwelling nature. during this paintings he's the 1st Greek to argue that the main primary important precept.

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The Hague, Netherlands: Mouton de Gruyter. Eisenstein, J. (2008). Gesture in automatic discourse processing. PhD Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Enfield, N. 2009. The anatomy of meaning: Speech, gesture, and composite utterances. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Flewitt, R. (2006). Using video to investigate pre-school classroom interaction: Education research assumptions and methodological practices. Visual Communication, 5 (1), 25–50. Gregory, M. & Malcolm, K. (1995). Generic situation and discourse phase: An approach to the analysis of children’s talk.

4 A system network for expanding and contracting space for negotiation The frequency with which the teachers use these supine, prone and oscillating gestures varies from one stage of a lesson or pedagogic activity to another. The more frequent use of elicitation gestures with supine hand position characterizes phases of lesson in which teachers coordinate discussion. They function in this context to open up space for students to contribute. The extent to which individual teachers engage in dialogue with students is also no doubt a reflection of a more general pedagogic model (Bourne 2003).

In the data in this study, teachers typically rely heavily on resources of body language to construe meanings of identification. We could say that considerably more meaning of identification is committed in the teachers’ body language than is committed in their spoken language. A general verbal reference to students as ‘you’, for example, might be committed with additional meaning of specificity in particularization and delineation in gesture. 1c System network for the body language of identification language as meaning generally ‘this’ or specifically ‘this’.

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