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  • A long way home : cinema and the cultural map of America, 2001-2011 

    Cicchetti, Pasquale (University of St Andrews, 2014-12) - Thesis
    This thesis addresses a set of transformations in the symbolic construction of America, as reflected by a number of films released during what is commonly referred to as the post 9/11 period. Following a rich debate in the ...
  • Mandeville, Hutcheson and Hume on pride and honour 

    Barrenechea Dominguez, Bihotz (University of St Andrews, 2014-09) - Thesis
    Pride has been a problematic passion in many moral systems for it has been seen as having harmful consequences at an individual and political level. This thesis will argue that is a philosophical tradition that has seen ...
  • Secretly familiar : public secrets of a post traumatic diaspora 

    Shafafi, Pardis (University of St Andrews, 2015-05) - Thesis
    In 1979, the socio-­political landscape of Iran was transformed beyond recognition. After years of conflict between the Shah and a myriad of political opposition groups, it seemed that the pe ...
  • Zoonotic diagrams : mastering and unsettling human-animal relations 

    Lynteris, Christos (2017-09) - Journal article
    This article approaches interspecies relations through an examination of the prevalent visual device employed in the representation of animal-human infection in the life sciences: the zoonotic cycles diagram. After charting ...
  • Two purposes of knowledge attribution and the contextualism debate 

    McGrath, Matthew (Oxford University Press, 2015-10-30) - Book item
    In this chapter, we follow Edward Craig’s (1990) advice: ask what the concept of knowledge does for us and use our findings as clues about its application conditions. What a concept does for us is a matter of what we can ...

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