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    • The Rainbow Family : an ethnography of spiritual postmodernism 

      Berger, Adam (University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
      The Rainbow Family of Living Light is an intentional society devoted to achieving world peace through spiritual healing. A loose association of spiritual seekers that explicitly rejects all forms of leadership and imposed ...
    • Ramsey's 'Universals' 

      Doherty, Fiona Teresa (University of St Andrews, 2013) - Thesis
      Ramsey’s Universals has not been served well by its critics and, as a result, the real and important contentions of Ramsey’s essay are often obscured in discussion of his work. This thesis is intended to form the beginning ...
    • "Re-designing the nation" : politics and Christianity in Papua New Guinea's national parliament 

      Santos da Costa, Priscila (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
      My thesis addresses how Christianity can constitute itself as a creative force and a form of governance across different scales. I carried out 12 months of fieldwork between 2013 and 2015 in Papua New Guinea’s National ...
    • 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 ...
    • Real impossible worlds : the bounds of possibility 

      Kiourti, Ira Georgia (University of St Andrews, 2010-06-25) - Thesis
      Lewisian Genuine Realism (GR) about possible worlds is often deemed unable to accommodate impossible worlds and reap the benefits that these bestow to rival theories. This thesis explores two alternative extensions of GR ...
    • Realism and idealism in the theory of value 

      Lenman, James (University of St Andrews, 1995-07) - Thesis
      This thesis defends an account of value which emphasizes the central place occupied by experiences among the objects of evaluation, a point that is particularly stark in the case of aesthetic value, to which a chapter is ...
    • Realism, reference and the growth of scientific knowledge 

      Smith, Peter James (University of St Andrews, 1979-07) - Thesis
      In Chapter 1, I discuss the background to the problems which confront a realist account of the growth of scientific knowledge. At the beginning of Chapter 2, I explain in what sense relativism constitutes a challenge to ...
    • Realism: a critical analysis of some arguments by Michael Dummett 

      Menzies, Peter Charles (University of St Andrews, 1981-07) - Thesis
      CHAPTER ONE This thesis is a critical analysis of arguments which Michael Dummett has developed against realism. Dummett characterizes realism as the thesis that the meaning of sentences should be analyzed in terms of the ...
    • 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 ...
    • Reasons for and reasons against 

      Snedegar, Justin (2018-03) - 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 ...
    • Recombination and paradox 

      Uzquiano, Gabriel (2015-08) - Journal article
    • Reflective luck and meta-epistemological scepticism 

      Neil, Charles Anthony (University of St Andrews, 2014) - Thesis
      In this thesis, I argue that a particular type of epistemic luck, called “reflective luck”, motivates a meta-epistemological challenge to externalism about justification. I argue that the meta-epistemological challenge ...
    • Refugee law and states' obligations 

      Walker, Jessica (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
      The current legal definition of the term ‘refugee’ fails to recognise the centrality of refugees’ hardship and in doing so draws morally arbitrary distinctions between different types of refugees. I use Wiggins’ 1987 paper ...
    • Rejecting moral obligation 

      Robertson, Simon (University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
      The thesis argues that, were there any moral obligations, they would be categorical; but there are no categorical requirements on action; therefore, there are no moral obligations. The underlying claim is that, because of ...
    • Relations that unite and divide : a study of Freedom of Information legislation and transparency in Scotland 

      John, Gemma (University of St Andrews, 2009-06-23) - Thesis
      This research (the first long-term ethnographic study of FOI in Britain) investigates concepts at the heart of FOI - transparency, trust, secrecy, truth, private, public, power and agency. Eighteen months participant ...
    • The religion of Thomas Hobbes 

      Coles, D. M. T. (University of St Andrews, 1954-04) - Thesis
    • Religious men and literacy in Berti society 

      Eltom, Abdullahi Osman (University of St Andrews, 1984) - Thesis
      The thesis examines the use of traditional literacy promulgated by the Koranic schools among the Berti in the Northern Darfur Province of the Republic of the Sudan. This literacy is restricted both in the scope of its ...
    • Remaking selves and remaking public space : combating sexual harassment in Cairo post 2011 

      Fernandez, Sandra (University of St Andrews, 2018-06) - Thesis
      This thesis focuses on the work of a social movement based in Cairo that dedicated itself to the addressing and reducing sexual harassment, or taḥarush in the streets. Based on a year and five months of fieldwork, this ...
    • Remembering dreams 

      Robertson, Michael (University of St Andrews, 1994-07) - Thesis
      This thesis concludes that our commonplace conviction that dreams are dreamt during sleep and remembered or forgotten upon waking is, at best, a speculative hypothesis open to a very reasonable scepticism. The conclusion ...
    • Renaissance of the lost Leco : ethnohistory of the Bolivian foothills from Apolobamba to Larecaja 

      Ferrié, Francis (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
      The Leco from North of La Paz were considered to have disappeared by the end of the 20th century; however in 1997, two groups of Leco re-emerged independently from each other, one in Larecaja and one in Apolo. In the former ...