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  • "Are you proud to be British?" Mobile film shows, local voices and the demise of the British Empire in Africa 

    Rice, Tom (2016) - Journal article
    The Colonial Film Unit (CFU) (1939–1955) produced over 200 films, which were exhibited non-theatrically to African audiences through its fleet of mobile cinema vans. While the CFU closely monitored, and theorised on, its ...
  • Defeating pragmatic encroachment? 

    McGrath, Matthew (2016-11-15) - Journal article
    This paper examines the prospects of a prima facie attractive response to Fantl and McGrath's argument for pragmatic encroachment. The response concedes that if one knows a proposition to be true then that proposition is ...
  • Against type E 

    McKeever, Matthew (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    It’s generally assumed that a compositional semantic theory will have to recognise a semantic category of expressions which serve simply to pick out some one object: e-type expressions. Kripke’s views about names (Kripke, ...
  • Perspectives on what to believe : the information-sensitivity of the doxastic 'should' and Its Implications for normative epistemology 

    Becker, Sebastian Josef Albrecht (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    This thesis explores the extent to which the doxastic ‘should’ is information-sensitive and the implications of this for a number of debates in normative epistemology. The doxastic ‘should’ is a special case of the deontic ...
  • Grounding, conceivability, and the mind-body problem 

    Khudairi, Hasen (2016-11-08) - Journal article
    This paper challenges the soundness of the two-dimensional conceivability argument against the derivation of phenomenal truths from physical truths (cf. Chalmers in The conscious mind, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1996; ...

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