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    • Caccheo y Minería Mediana en las Provincias de Potosí : Lípez y Porco (1830-1850) 

      Platt, Tristan (2014-11) - Journal article
      The article examines small and medium silver mining in two provinces of Potosí (Bolivia) during the early Republic, situating it between state buying, minting policies and smuggling via the "silver road" to Salta and the ...
    • The capacities of anyone : accommodating the universal human subject as value and in space 

      Rapport, Nigel Julian (Berghahn, 2014-03) - Book item
    • Carnap's conventionalism : logic, science, and tolerance 

      Friedman-Biglin, Noah (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
      In broadest terms, this thesis is concerned to answer the question of whether the view that arithmetic is analytic can be maintained consistently. Lest there be much suspense, I will conclude that it can. Those who ...
    • Carving wood and creating shamans : an ethnographic account of visual capacity among the Kuna of Panamá 

      Fortis, Paolo (University of St Andrews, 2008-06-25) - Thesis
      This thesis is an ethnographic account of the carving of wooden ritual statues and of the shamanic figure of the seer among the Kuna of the San Blas archipelago of Panamá. Through a study of the production of wooden ritual ...
    • Causation and responsibility : four aspects of their relation 

      Tarnovanu, Horia (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
      The concept of causation is essential to ascribing moral and legal responsibility since the only way an agent can make a difference in the world is through her acts causing things to happen. Yet the extent and manner in ...
    • A challenge to the permissibility of procreation 

      Su, Yu-Ting (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
      The Non-Identity Problem (the NIP) raises a series of problems to the morality of procreation. The NIP, I believe, highlights a fundamental problem concerning the justifiability of procreation. In chapter 1, I introduce ...
    • Challenging political mythology : representations of the rural in post-communist Hungarian cinema. 

      Mann, Philip (University of St Andrews, 2018-06-28) - Thesis
      This thesis examines the ways in which the rural functions as a site of counter-narrative in post-communist Hungarian cinema. I argue that within the post-communist generation there exists a number of filmmakers producing ...
    • Changing climates, different cultures : school curricula and children’s perceptions 

      Lee, Elsa; Irvine, Richard Denis Gerard; Bodenhorn, Barbara; Amarbayasgalan, D. (2016) - Journal article
    • Changing pleasures of spectatorship : early and silent cinema in Istanbul 

      Balan, Canan (University of St Andrews, 2010-06) - Thesis
      This project explores a curious facet of early cinema that has not been studied as yet: the relationship between Turkish modernity and the culture of spectatorship within the context of the late nineteenth century’s ...
    • Chariots of Fire rerun : locating film’s cultural capital on a contemporary stage 

      Rice, Tom; Yumibe, Joshua (2015-07) - Journal article
      The title sequence of Chariots of Fire – filmed on the West Sands beach of St Andrews, Scotland – has become one of the most reworked and reinterpreted moments of British cinema, transposed across a variety of places, ...
    • Chronicle of a quest : silence after killing 

      Torchin, Leshu (2015) - Journal article
      After the “flamboyant fever dream” and ontological experimentations of The Act of Killing (2013), Joshua Oppenheimer’s latest film, The Look of Silence comes as something of a shock. A poetic, intimate film, it relies on ...
    • Cinema of exposure : female suffering and spectatorship ethics 

      Scott, Kathleen (University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Thesis
      This thesis explores the intersection of phenomenological, bio-political and ethical facets of spectatorship in relation to female suffering and gendered violence in contemporary film produced in Europe (mainly drawing ...
    • The cinematic corpography of war : re-mapping the war film through the body 

      Rositzka, Eileen (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
      In this thesis, I explore the ways the sensory experience of war is staged as a corporeal apprehension of space in the Hollywood war film. Placing an emphasis on films that foreground tactile, and sonic experience in combat ...
    • City of purposes : free life and libertarian activism in London 

      Reed, Adam Douglas Evelyn (2015-03) - Journal article
      This essay looks at the ideas and practice of right-libertarian activists in London. It focuses on the value placed on purposefulness, and on the city as the terrain for a free life. Their activism is explored through an ...
    • Coincidence and modality 

      Kang, Li (University of St Andrews, 2011) - Thesis
      How should we understand de re modal features of objects, if there are such features? Any answer to the question is connected to how we should think about coincident objects, objects which occupy the same spatio-temporal ...
    • Comments on Brian Epstein's The Ant Trap 

      Hawley, Katherine (2017-02-13) - Journal item
      The Ant Trap is a terrific book, which opens up new opportunities to use philosophical methods in the social realm, by drawing on the tools and techniques of contemporary metaphysics. Epstein uses concepts of dependence, ...
    • Common human reason in Kant : a study in Kant’s moral psychology and philosophical method 

      Sticker, Martin (University of St Andrews, 2015-11-30) - Thesis
      In my thesis I explain why the common, pre-theoretical understanding of morality is an important part of Kant’s ethics, and I critically evaluate what the strengths and weaknesses are of doing ethics with the common ...
    • Commutative justice 

      Mildenberger, Carl David (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
      The purpose of this thesis is to present a conception of commutative justice. Commutative justice is defined as that part of justice in transfer (as opposed to justice in acquisition as well as distributive or rectificatory ...
    • Conceivability and possibility : some dilemmas for Humeans 

      Berto, Francesco; Schoonen, Tom (2018-06) - Journal article
      The Humean view that conceivability entails possibility can be criticized via input from cognitive psychology. A mainstream view here has it that there are two candidate codings for mental representations (one of them ...
    • The concept of application 

      Stoothoff, Robert H. (University of St Andrews, 1960-01) - Thesis