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    • Saying nothing : in defence of syntactic and semantic underdetermination 

      Bowker, Mark (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
      According to the Encoding Model, speakers communicate by encoding the propositions they want to communicate into sentences, in accordance with the conventions of a language L. By uttering a sentence that encodes p, the ...
    • Scaling a river 

      Harris, Mark (Institut für Ethnologie, Universität zu Köln, 2018) - Book item
      How can we know a watery space? This contribution to the ‘hydrosocial Anthropocene’ focuses on techniques and methodologies for the ethnographic and historical investigation of riverine societies. Here I examine three ...
    • Schellenberg on the epistemic force of experience 

      McGrath, Matthew (2016-04) - Journal article
      According to Schellenberg, our perceptual experiences have the epistemic force they do because they are exercises of certain sorts of capacity, namely capacities to discriminate particulars—objects, property-instances and ...
    • Scottish Highlanders in colonial Georgia : the recruitment, emigration and settlement at Darien, 1735-1748 

      Parker, Anthony W. (University of St Andrews, 1996) - Thesis
      This volume is a study of the immigration of three individual groups of Scottish Highlanders as they ventured to the new colony of Georgia in British North America between the years 1735 and 1748. ...
    • Second-order logic : ontological and epistemological problems 

      Rossberg, Marcus (University of St Andrews, 2006) - Thesis
      In this thesis I provide a survey over different approaches to second-order logic and its interpretation, and introduce a novel approach. Of special interest are the questions whether (a particular form of) second-order ...
    • Second-order logic is logic 

      Friend, Michèle Indira (University of St Andrews, 1997-06) - Thesis
      "Second-order logic" is the name given to a formal system. Some claim that the formal system is a logical system. Others claim that it is a mathematical system. In the thesis, I examine these claims in the light of some ...
    • Secretly familiar : public secrets of a post traumatic diaspora 

      Shafafi, Pardis (University of St Andrews, 2015-05) - Thesis
      In 1979, the socio-­political landscape of Iran was transformed beyond recognition. After years of conflict between the Shah and a myriad of political opposition groups, it seemed that the pe ...
    • Seeing environmental violence in deep time : perspectives from contemporary Mongolian literature and music 

      Irvine, Richard D. G. (2018-05-01) - Journal article
      What does it mean to do violence in deep time? How is deep time evoked in our understanding of environmental harm? Environmental transformations have figured prominently in the recent history of Mongolia. Shifts in land-use ...
    • The self and self-conciousness 

      Hamilton, Andrew J. (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
      It is the aim of this thesis to consider two accounts of 1st-person utterances that are often mistakenly conflated - viz. that involving the 'no-reference' view of "I", and that of the non-assertoric thesis of avowals. ...
    • Self-esteem, dreams & indignation : lessons from an emerging middle-class private high school in Northeast Brazil 

      Wisdahl, Michele (University of St Andrews, 2016-06-23) - Thesis
      This thesis provides an ethnography of the final year at an emerging middle-class private high school in the Northeast of Brazil. It draws on 15 months of fieldwork, including participant observation in the classroom wherein ...
    • The semantic error problem for epistemic contextualism 

      Greenough, Patrick Michael; Kindermann, Dirk (Routledge, 2017-03-22) - Book item
    • Semantic pollution and syntactic purity 

      Read, Stephen (2015-12) - Journal article
      Logical inferentialism claims that the meaning of the logical constants should be given, not model-theoretically, but by the rules of inference of a suitable calculus. It has been claimed that certain proof-theoretical ...
    • The sense of belonging and the migration trajectories of the members of the Latin American community in Edinburgh. 

      Sokół-Klepacka, Marta (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
      This thesis is the outcome of my twelve-month ethnographic fieldwork among Latin Americans in Edinburgh. Using life story interviews, participant observation and online communication technologies, the research aims to ...
    • Sense, incomplete understanding, and the problem of normative guidance 

      Pedriali, Walter B. (2017) - Journal article
      Frege seems committed to the thesis that the senses of the fundamental notions of arithmetic remain stable and are stably grasped by thinkers throughout history. Fully competent practitioners grasp those senses clearly and ...
    • The sensorimotor theory of perceptual experience 

      Silverman, David (University of St Andrews, 2014-12-01) - Thesis
      The sensorimotor theory is an influential, non-mainstream account of perception and perceptual consciousness intended to improve in various ways on orthodox theories. It is often taken to be a variety of enactivism, and ...
    • Sexual discourse about elderly people in Japan and Britain 

      Oh, Kazumi (University of St Andrews, 2005) - Thesis
      This thesis attempts to pursue and envisage the concrete pathway relating elderly people's sexuality at a discourse level in a broader socio-political context in Japan and Britain as modernised industrial societies. Three ...
    • Sexual violence : dynamics, aftermath and intervention 

      Edward, Katherine E. (University of St Andrews, 1997) - Thesis
      This thesis examines the nature of sexual violence, the trauma experienced by survivors, how report rate for this type of crime can be increased, and how secondary victimisation of survivors can be prevented. Laboratory ...
    • Shades of Jewishness : the creation and maintenance of a liberal Jewish community in post-Shoah Germany 

      Kranz, Daniela (University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
      This PhD thesis focuses on the creation and maintenance of the liberal Jewish community in present day Cologne, Germany. The community has the telling name Gescher LaMassoret, which translates into „Bridge to Tradition.‟ ...
    • The sickness : sociality, schooling, and spirit possession amongst Amerindian youth in the savannahs of Guyana 

      Stafford-Walter, Courtney Rose (University of St Andrews, 2018) - Thesis
      The goal of this thesis is to explore the recent changes in the social landscape of a Wapishana village, due to long-term separation from kin. I consider the impact of a recent educational shift from small scale community ...
    • Signification, closure and indirect speech reports 

      Read, Stephen (2015-06) - Journal article
      Bradwardine’s solution to the the logical paradoxes depends on the idea that every sentence signifies many things, and its truth depends on things’ being wholly as it signifies. This idea is underpinned by his claim that ...