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Molecular tools for bathing water assessment in Europe : balancing social science research with a rapidly developing environmental science evidence-base
(2015-09-21) - Journal article
The use of molecular tools, principally qPCR, versus traditional culture-based methods for quantifying microbial parameters (e.g., Fecal Indicator Organisms) in bathing waters generates considerable ongoing debate at the ...
Rethinking Amerindian spaces in Brazilian history
(2018-10-01) - Journal article
This special issue on Amerindian spaces is the result of a workshop held at the University of St. Andrews, UK, in June 2015. We asked participants to examine key concepts related to spatial history, such as borderlands, ...
The dark power of belonging : The T-Shirt
(2017-04-01) - Journal article
In The T-Shirt, disagreement overflows into brutal confrontation, as the two characters provoke each other to act out roles preordained by the power of symbols. What Freud called the ‘narcissism of minor differences’ is ...
Philosophical expertise under the microscope
(2018-03-16) - Journal article
Recent experimental studies indicate that epistemically irrelevant factors can skew our intuitions, and that some degree of scepticism about appealing to intuition in philosophy is warranted. In response, some have claimed ...
Paradoxes of signification
(2016-11-24) - Journal article
Ian Rumfitt has recently drawn our attention to a couple of paradoxes of signification, claiming that although Thomas Bradwardine's "multiple-meanings'' account of truth and signification can solve the first of them, it ...
Spectrum arguments and hypersensitivity
(2018-07) - Journal article
Larry Temkin famously argues that what he calls spectrum arguments yield strong reason to reject Transitivity, according to which the ‘all-things-considered better than’ relation is transitive. Spectrum arguments do reveal ...
Contrastivism about reasons and ought
(2015-06-04) - Journal article
Contrastivism about some concept says that the concept is relativized to sets of alternatives. Relative to some alternatives, the concept may apply, but relative to others, it may not. This article explores contrastivism ...
The artist Carl Abrahams and the cosmopolitan work of centring and peripheralizing the self : Winner of the 2013 J.B. Donne Essay Prize
(2015) - Journal article
The article looks at the work and life of Jamaican artist and 'citizen of the world' Carl Abrahams. Responding to Gell's argument that art should be thought of as a 'technology of enchantment', and to a wider approach that ...
Time is double the trouble: Zeno's moving rows
(2015-03) - Journal article
Kant über Mitleidenschaft
(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 ...