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  • Against the complex versus simple distinction 

    Hummel, Patrik (2017-04) - Journal article
    This paper examines three proposals on the difference between complex and simple views about personal identity: Parfit’s original introduction of the distinction, Gasser and Stefan’s definition and Noonan’s recent proposal. ...
  • Against the tide : resistances to Annales in England, France, Germany, Italy and the United States, 1900-1970 

    Tendler, Joseph (University of St Andrews, 2011-11-30) - Thesis
    Against the Tide investigates systematically for the first time how resistances to methodologies advanced by historians associated with the Annales School, one of the most influential twentieth-century schools of historical ...
  • Against type E 

    McKeever, Matthew (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    It’s generally assumed that a compositional semantic theory will have to recognise a semantic category of expressions which serve simply to pick out some one object: e-type expressions. Kripke’s views about names (Kripke, ...
  • Age, life-satisfaction and relative income : insights from the UK and Germany 

    FitzRoy, Felix R; Nolan, Michael; Steinhardt, Max F. (University of St Andrews, 2011-10) - Working or discussion paper
    We first confirm previous results with the German Socio-Economic Panel by Layard et al. (2010), and obtain strong negative effects of comparison income. However, when we split the sample by age, we find quite different ...
  • Age-dependent cognitive inflexibility in great apes 

    Marin Manrique, Hector; Call, Josep (2015-04) - Journal article
    The ability to suppress and/or change behaviour on the basis of negative feedback, often conceptualized as cognitive flexibility, has rarely been investigated in nonhuman great apes across a broad age range. In this study, ...
  • Age-dependent social learning in a lizard 

    Noble, Danial W A; Byrne, Richard William; Whiting, Martin J (2014-07-09) - Journal article
    Evidence of social learning, whereby the actions of an animal facilitate the acquisition of new information by another, is taxonomically biased towards mammals, especially primates, and birds. However, social learning need ...
  • Ageing and mobility in Britain : past trends, present patterns and future implications 

    Tilley, Sara (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
    Over the next decade the ‘Baby Boomer’ cohort will increasingly contribute to the proportion of those aged 60 and over in Britain. The issue of how the mobility of older people has changed for different cohort groups has ...
  • Ageing with a captive society in London: Audrey, Ron and Smokey at the Zoo 

    Reed, Adam (2017) - Journal article
    This paper considers the spatio-temporal capacity of a set of relationships as they are identified by a group of older people who are regular visitors to London Zoo. It explores the intersections between the time of ...
  • Agenda 2003 : where next for sustainable development? 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2003-02-19) - Report
    Tony Blair’s conclusion that sustainability stands as the singular goal, for leaders and decision makers at all levels, was a turning point for advocates of a more sustainable future. Sustainable development entered the ...
  • The agential fork : the hidden consequences of agency for plenitude in David Lewis' thesis of genuine modal realism 

    Cole, Marc William (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
    In this dissertation, I argue that David Lewis' abductive argument for Genuine Modal Realism (GMR) has the unwelcome, and hidden, implication of being unable to accommodate agent causation theories of free will. This is ...
  • Aggregation and travelling wave dynamics in a two-population model of cancer cell growth and invasion 

    Bitsouni, Vasiliki; Trucu, Dumitru; Chaplain, Mark Andrew Joseph; Eftimie, Raluca (2018-01-15) - Journal article
    Cells adhere to each other and to the extracellular matrix (ECM) through protein molecules on the surface of the cells. The breaking and forming of adhesive bonds, a process critical in cancer invasion and metas- tasis, ...
  • Aggressor or protector? Experiences and perceptions of violence predict preferences for masculinity 

    Borras Guevara, Martha Lucia; Batres, Carlota; Perrett, David I. (2017-07) - Journal article
    Women’s preferences for masculine male partners have been explained in terms of heritable health. The evidence between masculinity and health, however, is controversial and therefore, alternative explanations for masculinity ...
  • Agreement between hospital and primary care on diagnostic labeling for COPD and heart failure in Toronto, Canada : a cross-sectional observational study 

    Griever, Michelle; Sullivan, Frank; Kalia, Sumeet; Aliarzadeh, Babak; Sharma, Deepak; Bernard, Steven; Meaney, Christopher; Moineddin, Rahim; Eisen, David; Rahman, Navid; D'Urzo, Tony (2018-03-09) - Journal article
    Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) or heart failure (HF) are frequently cared for in hospital and in primary care settings. We studied labeling agreement for COPD and HF for patients seen in both ...
  • Aid and growth in Malawi 

    Khomba, Daniel Chris; Trew, Alex (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-12) - Working or discussion paper
    We study the impact on the growth of foreign aid flows to districts in Malawi over the period 2000–13. To isolate a causal impact on growth, we employ two exogenous determinants of within-country aid disbursement: First, ...
  • Air exposure induced recombination in PTB7:PC71BM solar cells 

    Thomson, Stuart A. J.; Hogg, Stephen C.; Samuel, Ifor D. W.; Keeble, David J. (2017-11-07) - Journal article
    Understanding degradation pathways in organic photovoltaic cells (OPV) is essential to achieve long term device stability and allow commercialisation. Upon exposure to an ambient atmosphere the power conversion efficiency ...
  • Air transport & sustainable development : a submission from the SDC 

    Sustainable Development Commission (Sustainable Development Commission, 2002-12-01) - Report
    Report on the implications of sustainable development for the future development of air transport in the UK.
  • Al Qaeda's ideology through political myth and rhetoric 

    Ashraf, M. A. (University of St Andrews, 2012-06-19) - Thesis
    This Thesis develops and applies a theoretical framework to understand Al Qaeda’s ideology. A concept of ideology comprising a number of political myths, shaped through rhetoric is the central feature of this research. The ...
  • Al Qaida’s persuasive devices in the digital world 

    Bachmann, Michael; Wright, Julia E. (Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence, University of St Andrews, 2015-05-25) - Journal article
    The study examines the application of the post-World War II U.S. Armed Forces propaganda analysis methods as a valid framework for the analysis of modern extremist social media. Using Jihadist and Islamic extremist, Al ...
  • Al-Maqalat al Jawhariyya `ala al-Maqamat al-Haririyya 

    Ibrahim, Ismail bin Haji (1975) - Thesis
    The Thesis presents a critical edition of the first volume of Khayr al-Din ibn Taj al-Din Ilyas al-Madani’s al-Maqalat al-Jawhariyya `ala al-Maqamat al-Haririyya, accompanied by an introduction dealing briefly with the ...
  • Al-Qaeda and the rise of ISIS 

    Holbrook, Donald (2015-04) - Journal article
    Ayman al-Zawahiri and his allies have focused on the excessive violence perpetrated by ISIS, and sought to present al-Qaeda as a more moderate alternative.