Philosophical, Anthropological & Film Studies (School of)
The School has four major components: Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Film Studies and Academic Music.
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(University of St Andrews, 2021-12-01) - ThesisThis work considers data about the intentional nature of human cognition, and traces their consequences for debates in the philosophy and epistemology of logic, and metaphysics. The first part of this work, comprising its ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - ThesisThis thesis is the result of the first ethnographic research in Social Anthropology taking place on Samothraki, the northernmost island of Greece. Remote by location, Samothraki is populated by less than 3,000 residents ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - ThesisIn this project I argue that, as agents, we have a normative commitment to avoid incoherent combinations of attitudes. To this end, I defend an amended version of Alex Worsnip’s (2020) position on normative requirements ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - ThesisAt the core of democracy is a simple idea: one person, one vote. However, all democracies disenfranchise citizens below a certain age. What justifies this practice? The answer seems obvious: voting isn’t a children’s game. ...
(University of St Andrews, 2021-06-28) - ThesisThis thesis examines the development of cinema as part of the broader institutional ecology of the Musée de l’Homme between the 1930s and 1960s. In particular, it asks how film was used to analyse, illustrate, promote, and ...