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  • Weaving through life : an ethnographic study of the significance of pandanus work to the people of Futuna Island, Vanuatu 

    Hazelgrove Planel, Lucie (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    This thesis investigates how workers of pandanus on Futuna Island engage with and navigate the world around them through their work. Pandanus work is integral to social life: it nurtures, sustains, creates meaning and ...
  • Analogy, rule-following and meaning 

    Williams, Andrew Simeon (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
    In this thesis, I argue that meaning something by a linguistic expression should be thought to consist, not in following a rule, but in drawing an analogy. I argue that using a linguistic expression meaningfully involves ...
  • Vehicle relationism : essays on samethinking and samesaying 

    Vikesdal, Sara Kasin (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    This thesis is about the nature of samethinking and samesaying. These notions are broad and capture various distinct but related phenomena. I will focus on two particular understandings of ‘samethinking’, and on one ...
  • When others fail to comply : Kant on revolution, self-defence, and lying 

    Lo Re, Stefano (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - Thesis
    According to a prominent line of interpretation, Kantians must sometimes choose between leaving individuals defenceless against evil or developing strategies to mitigate the stringency of duties in the face of others’ bad ...
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    Bartole, Tomi (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis

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