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What does UoD stand for?

UoD stands for Universe of Discourse

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00 Hardcover CD973 Stockinger (Oriental languages and civilization and cognitive and new media semiotics, Foundation Maison des Sciences de l'Homme, Paris) presents and critiques a metalanguage of description he has created to allow anyone to carry out analyses of all sorts of audiovisual texts or corpora of texts documenting the universe of discourse of an audiovisual archive.
Nevertheless, Basser challenges scholarship's uncritical preference for early materials to exclusively reflect the gospel's context by also asserting the value of later texts that, he argues, interact with it in a "shared symbolic universe of discourse in common contexts" (p.
According to Elman this literature ultimately reflects back onto Rabbinic texts: "these two systems of law, the Sasanian and the rabbinic, overlapping in time and space, and in many respects sharing a common universe of discourse, a common economy and to a larger extent than we might have anticipated, a common culture, proceed in intellectually similar directions" (p.
If you function in a universe of discourse where there is nothing but the material world as claimed by modern science, then there is no choice but to explain higher life forms as the evolution of lower forms and reducible ultimately to material aggregates.
The framework aims to be inclusive by (a) including concepts from as wide a range of career development theories as possible, (b) including both career development and career intervention considerations in a common universe of discourse, and (c) seeking to be applicable to diverse population groups.