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  • Being and thinking in the social world : phenomenological illuminations of social cognition and human selfhood 

    Higgins, Joe (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
    At least since the time of Aristotle, it has been widely accepted that “man is by nature a social animal”. We eat, sleep, talk, laugh, cry, love, fight and create in ways that integrally depend on others and the social ...
  • Re-making urban space : writing social realities in the British city 

    James, Ian (University of St Andrews, 2003) - Thesis
    In this thesis I investigate the narrative rendering of urban experiences and the place of agency within these renderings, looking in particular at the personal stories of urban dwellers. Grounded in anthropological ...
  • Modality and paradox 

    Uzquiano, Gabriel (2015-04-06) - Journal article
    Philosophers often explain what could be the case in terms of what is, in fact, the case at one possible world or another. They may differ in what they take possible worlds to be or in their gloss of what is for something ...
  • Reasons for and reasons against 

    Snedegar, Justin (2017-03-03) - Journal article
    What an agent ought to do is determined by competition between reasons bearing on the options open to her. The popular metaphor of balancing or weighing reasons on a scale to represent this competition encourages a focus ...
  • Realities of an 'Orkney way' : communicating perceptions of renewable energy in Orkney, Scotland 

    Friend, Sara (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
    Orkney is currently home to over 400 wind turbines and a growing marine energy industry, developing cutting edge technology for what could be called a global energy transition. Situated off the north tip of the Scottish ...

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