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(Oxford University Press, 2016-12-08) - Book itemThe purpose of this article is to assess the prospects for a Scottish neo-logicist foundation for a set theory. We show how to reformulate a key aspect of our set theory as a neo-logicist abstraction principle. That puts ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - ThesisIn this thesis, I argue that the interdependence between personal identity and practical concerns is overstated. In paradigmatic places where philosophers and common sense suggest that personal identity constrains how we ...
(2016) - Journal articleIn this article, through close comparative analysis of the sound design of two Iranian films, Bahram Beizai’s Bashu, The Little Stranger (Bashu, gharibeye koochak, 1990) and Bahman Ghobadi’s Turtles Can Fly (Lakposhtha ...
Authenticity, performance and the construction of self : a journey through the terrestrial and digital landscapes of men's tailored dress (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisThis thesis explores high-end and bespoke menswear, tailoring and fashion, asking the question - why do some men choose to spend large sums of money to have clothes made for them? Using tailors and high-end menswear as a ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - ThesisWhat are logical notions? According to a very popular proposal, a logical notion is something invariant under some “transformation” of objects, usually permutations or isomorphisms. The first chapter is about extending ...