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01:02 Dec 29, 2010
English to Portuguese translations [Non-PRO]
Other / ETHICS, PSYCHOLOGY
English term or phrase: "Turning on its head"
We conclude by turning ou thesis on its head, and ask: where will psychological research - and particularly cognitive neuroscience - lead the field of philosophy? There is a perspective from which our argument seems to undermine the foundation of philosophical debate (...)

From and essay on moral psychology about a possible psychological account on moral dilemmas.

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ClaraRende
Brazil
Local time: 06:07
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Summary of answers provided
5Virando de ponta cabeça
airmailrpl
4inverter (a tese)
Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
4mudar ..... por completoxxxEduardo Roch


  

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"turning on its head" (olhar por um ângulo oposto)
mudar ..... por completo


Explanation:
Dicionários e foruns online me deram as respostas.
Note que pode significar também "ver ..... de maneira errada (ou equívoca), dependendo do contexto.
A expressão parece pertencer mais à linguagem informal do que à Psicologia, por isso forneci a resposta acima.


    Reference: http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/turn+on+its+head
    Reference: http://forum.wordreference.com/showthread.php?t=1734613
xxxEduardo Roch
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"turning on its head"
Virando de ponta cabeça


Explanation:
"turning on its head" => Virando de ponta cabeça


CHMKT: Virando a publicidade de ponta cabeça
Virando a publicidade de ponta cabeça. quarta-feira, 3 de novembro de 2010. O assunto do momento na publicidade é o 'fazer, ao invés de falar' - abordagem ...
www.chmkt.com.br/2010/.../virando-publicidade-de-ponta-cabe...

airmailrpl
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"turning on its head"
inverter (a tese)


Explanation:
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Não é indispensável, aliás, inverter totalmente a tese de Bazin, que, mais uma vez, e ontologia à parte, tem seus (grandes) méritos estéticos; mas, ...
books.google.com.br/books?isbn=857503281X...
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A tese de Ivan Karamazov
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21 abr. 2007 ... Sendo assim, devemos inverter a tese de Ivan Karamazov: não só não é verdade que, se Deus não existe, tudo é permitido -já que, como vimos, ...
www.sel.eesc.usp.br/informatica/.../a_tese_de_ivan_karamazo... - Similares

Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
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Local time: 09:07
Native speaker of: Native in NorwegianNorwegian, Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 1756
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