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    • Kaale belongings and Evangelical becomings : faith, commitment and social outreach among the Finnish Kaale (Finnish Roma) 

      Roman, Raluca Bianca (University of St Andrews, 2017-06-22) - Thesis
      Grounded in a theoretical debate between anthropological studies on Roma/Gypsies and anthropological studies of Christianity, the focus of this thesis is on the experience of social and religious life among members of a ...
    • Kametsa asaiki : the pursuit of the 'good life' in an Ashaninka village (Peruvian Amazonia) 

      Sarmiento Barletti, Juan Pablo (University of St Andrews, 2011) - Thesis
      This thesis is an ethnographic study of the pursuit of kametsa asaiki (‘the good life’) in an Ashaninka village by the Bajo Urubamba River (Peruvian Amazonia). My study centres on Ashaninka social organization in a context ...
    • Kant on love 

      Rinne, Pärttyli (University of St Andrews, 2016-12-01) - Thesis
    • Kant on moral satisfaction 

      Walschots, Michael (2017-06) - Journal article
      This paper gives an account of Kant’s concept of self-contentment [Selbstzufriedenheit], i.e. the satisfaction involved in the performance of moral action. This concept is vulnerable to an important objection: if moral ...
    • Kant über Mitleidenschaft 

      Timmermann, Jens (2016-12-21) - Journal article
      In his discussion of sympathetic participation in § 34 of the Doctrine of Virtue, Kant twice uses an unusual word that does not reappear anywhere in his writings: Mitleidenschaft. So far, the significance of this has gone ...
    • Kant's concept of the good 

      Tonissen, Bas Ben Martien; Snedegar, Justin (University of St Andrews, 2018) - Thesis
      This dissertation asks what Kant means when he talks about the good, and what role this concept plays in his ethical theory. It is divided into three chapters. The first examines the context in which this question was first ...
    • Kantian constructivism : a restatement 

      Schaab, Janis David (University of St Andrews, 2019-06-24) - Thesis
      This thesis provides a restatement of Kantian constructivism, with the aim of avoiding some of the objections and clearing up some of the ambiguities that have haunted previous versions of the view. I restate Kantian ...
    • The Kantian defence of freedom : with special reference to eighteenth-century determinism 

      Lewis, Walter L. (University of St Andrews, 1954-08) - Thesis
    • Keep it tight : family, learning and social transformation in New Mexico, United States 

      Hurst, Elizabeth Mary (University of St Andrews, 2018-12-07) - Thesis
      This dissertation examines learning as part of social transformation in a semi-rural town in New Mexico, United States. It incorporates a focus on young people through direct work with children and observations in school ...
    • Kinship and the saturation of life among the Kuna of Panamá 

      Margiotti, Margherita (University of St Andrews, 2010-05) - Thesis
      This thesis is an ethnographic analysis of kinship among the Kuna of the San Blas Archipelago of eastern Panamá, which focuses on the creation of bodies and persons. San Blas island villages are characterized by a compact ...
    • Knowing best? : an ethnographic exploration of the politics and practices of an international NGO in Senegal 

      Ní Mhórdha, Máire (University of St Andrews, 2015-06-25) - Thesis
      This thesis explores the social and political relations of an international non-governmental organisation (NGO) based in Senegal. NGOs and international development have been the subject of research from a number of different ...
    • Knowing what things look like 

      McGrath, Matthew (2017-01) - Journal article
      Walking through the supermarket, I see the avocados. I know they are avocados. Similarly, if you see a pumpkin on my office desk, you can know it’s a pumpkin from its looks. The phenomenology in such cases is that of “just ...
    • Knowing without knowing : implicit cognition and the minds of infants and animals 

      Gomez, Juan-Carlos; Kersken, Verena Angela; Ball, Derek Nelson; Seed, Amanda Madeleine (2017) - Journal article
      The main aim of this paper is to highlight the need to address the conceptual problem of “implicit knowledge” or “implicit cognition” —a notion especially important in the study of the nonverbal minds of animals and infants. ...
    • Knowledge of modality by imagining 

      Strohminger, Margot (University of St Andrews, 2014-06-26) - Thesis
      Assertions about metaphysical modality (hereafter modality) play central roles in philosophical theorizing. For example, when philosophers propose hypothetical counterexamples, they often are making a claim to the effect ...
    • Knowledge, chance, and contrast 

      Dimmock, Paul (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
      The late 1980s and early 1990s saw the rise of contextualist theories of knowledge ascriptions (and denials). Contextualists about ‘knows’ maintain that utterances of the form ‘S knows p’ and ‘S doesn’t know p’ resemble ...
    • Knowledge, lies and vagueness : a minimalist treatment 

      Greenough, Patrick (University of St Andrews, 2002) - Thesis
      Minimalism concerning truth is the view that that all there is to be said concerning truth is exhausted by a set of basic platitudes. In the first part of this thesis, I apply this methodology to the concept of knowledge. ...
    • Knowledge-how : linguistic and philosophical considerations 

      Habgood-Coote, Joshua (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis
      This thesis concerns the nature of knowledge-how, in particular the question of how we ought to combine philosophical and linguistic considerations to understand what it is to know how to do something. Part 1 concerns the ...
    • Labour, life, and language: personhood and relations among the Yami of Lanyu 

      Kao, Hsin-chieh (University of St Andrews, 2012-11-30) - Thesis
      This thesis discusses the concepts of labour, life, and language among the Yami of Lanyu, Taiwan. In the local context, it is labour, life and language that comprise the concept of personhood among the Yami: tao, i.e. ...
    • Language in a dependent society : Belize, Central America 

      Welsh, Elizabeth (University of St Andrews, 1988) - Thesis
      In Belize the medium of instruction in schools is English, despite the fact that the pupils do not speak English as their first language. Some Spanish-speakers would like to see Spanish used as a medium of instruction in ...
    • Las condenadas : an ethnography of sexuality and violence in Bolivia 

      Borda Niño, Adriana Carolina (University of St Andrews, 2014-12-18) - Thesis
      This is an ethnographic study of discourses and experiences concerning sexual exchanges among kin “who are too closely related to marry each other” (OED), or what in lay language is called “incest”. I investigate the ...