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Weaving through life : an ethnographic study of the significance of pandanus work to the people of Futuna Island, Vanuatu (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis 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 ...
(University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - ThesisIn 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 ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisThis 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 ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-04) - ThesisAccording 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 ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-20) - Thesis