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Relevant answers the questions, “should it be done?”, “why?” and “what will be the impact?” Is the objective aligned with the S/C/D’s implementation plan and the university’s strategic plan?
Ignoring the details and big numbers, we have reached the crucial point. The Gaussian constant, and therefore the AU, is a number decreed by the International Astronomical Unit, it is not a measurement. (It is not the only constant-by-decree; the same is true of the speed of light in a vacuum, it is now a defined number. It will not change even if someone finds a way of measuring it to 20 places of decimals.)
Dr Alan Cooper discusses the significance of the astronomical unit as a measurement
Patience, attentiveness and sensitivity are not common construction traits, but they can help in cultures different from our own.
THEORY OF CULTURAL DETERMINISM
- The position that the ideas, meanings, beliefs and values people learn as members of society determines human nature. People are what they learn. Optimistic version of cultural determinism place no limits on the abilities of human beings to do or to be whatever they want. Some anthropologists suggest that there is no universal “right way” of being human. “Right way” is almost always “our way”; that “our way” in one society almost never corresponds to “our way” in any other society. Proper attitude of an informed human being could only be that of tolerance.
- The optimistic version of this theory postulates that human nature being infinitely malleable, human being can choose the ways of life they prefer.
- The pessimistic version maintains that people are what they are conditioned to be; this is something over which they have no control. Human beings are passive creatures and do whatever their culture tells them to do. This explanation leads to behaviorism that locates the causes of human behavior in a realm that is totally beyond human control.
For the purpose of the IRB, research should be reviewed by the IRB only when human subjects are involved and the term research should be considered under a more narrow definition. Specifically, when the researcher is conducting research as outlined above AND has direct interaction with participants or data linked to personal identifiers, it should always fall under the purview of the IRB. Even if you have not directly collected the data yourself, as the researcher your research may fall under the purview of the IRB.
If you would like further examples of specific ways different schools at Hampshire think about research, see:
47. Ibid., pp. 485–486.
4. See: R. M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance (New York: Bantam Books, 1974); B. W. Tuchman, “The Decline of Quality,” New York Times Magazine, 2 November 1980.