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(University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisIn this thesis I give a response to external world scepticism. I first argue that scepticism arises when we accept that it is an empirical question whether I am in a sceptical scenario, that is, a scenario in which my ...
Bridging worlds : movement, relatedness and social change in two communities of Cartagena de Indias Bay (University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisThe island of Barú, located along the Atlantic coast of Colombia, has occupied, since the colonial era, a geographical and social interstitial position. The island was a strategic space in key processes and events of ...
(University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisObjects often manifest themselves in incompatible ways across perspectives that are on a par. Phenomena of this kind have been responsible for crucial revisions to our conception of the world, both philosophical and ...
The perpetual return of the ancestors : an ethnographic account of the Southern Tepehuan of Mexico and their deities / Jorge Antonio Reyes Valdez (University of St Andrews, 2015) - ThesisThis thesis is an ethnographic account of the different ritual domains of interaction between the O’dam of Northern Mexico and their gods. For the O’dam, also known as the Southern Tepehuan, gods, divinities, and ...