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  • W P Dias
  • 2003
Heidegger affirmed traditional technology, but was opposed to science-based modern technology, in which everything (including man) is considered to be a mere "resource". This opposition was expressed in the form of deep questioning and a suspicion of superficial evaluation, because the true nature of things was often concealed, though disclosed at times.(More)
INTRODUCTION We present a randomized controlled trial to evaluate the value of the cyclo-oxygenase-2 (COX-2) inhibitor, rofecoxib, as an adjuvant for pain management for patients undergoing a conventional Lichtenstein inguinal herniorrhaphy. The drug was removed from the market coincidentally with the conclusion of the trial due to thrombotic complications.(More)
1 Introduction The Brazilian legislative system promotes social inclusion by providing access to legislative information. This in turn strengthens democracy and citizenship under the human, ethical and political dimensions. "Digital inclusion" of the Senate personnel and the public in general is a key element in the whole process. The Federal Senate has(More)
We identify four orthogonal dimensions along which information in engineering design organizations can be ordered, namely (i) the principle of ordering (top down vs. bottom up), (ii) the structure of ordering (aggregation-decomposition vs. generalization-specialization), (iii) the breadth of ordering (diversity vs. parsimony) and (iv) the perspective of(More)
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