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A portrait of the artist as a political dissident : the life and work of Aleksandar Petrović
(University of St Andrews, 2007-11-23) - Thesis
Exploration of the influence that politics may have on artists’ creativity has been undertaken by looking at selected works of Yugoslav film director Aleksandar Petrović. An attempt was made to identify thematic or stylistic ...
Drugs, danger, delusions (and Deleuzians?) : extreme film-philosophy journeys into and beyond the parallel body and mind.
(University of St Andrews, 2009-11-23) - Thesis
Drugs, Danger, Delusions (and Deleuzians?) opens up a philosophical investigation into a series of ‘extreme’ mind and body films drawn from different historical contexts. Through two sections and four distinct chapters, ...
Sounds of satire, echoes of madness : performance and evaluation in Cefalonia, Greece
(University of St Andrews, 2009-08-05) - Thesis
This thesis is about the construction of 'satire' as an exclusive practice among the Cefalonian and hence proposes the term satiricity (satirikotita). It explores the construction of the category of the Cefalonian "madman" ...
Truth and goodness : a minimalist study
(University of St Andrews, 2008-11-27) - Thesis
Philosophers are often thought to be in the business of analysing concepts, in particular, concepts taken to be fundamental in human thought and practice: truth, goodness, beauty, knowledge, meaning, rightness, causation, ...
By being human : an anthropological inquiry into the dimension and potential of consciousness in the context of spiritual practice
(University of St Andrews, 2009) - Thesis
The research explores the concept of human consciousness and its being experienced in a particular social context, focusing on consciousness’s ‘highest potential’ as described in both ancient Buddhist Philosophy and more ...