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Recent Submissions

  • Being undisciplined : Doing justice to the immensity of human experience 

    Rapport, Nigel Julian (2017-01-20) - Journal article
    A review of the volume; an appraisal of the anthropology of Britain as a project. An argument is made along Kierkegaardian lines. Human life is an inward, personal adventure, of each in the face of the other: life is ...
  • Contextualism about evidential support 

    Brown, Jessica Anne (2016-03) - Journal article
    In this paper, I examine a contextualist thesis that has been little discussed in comparison with contextualism about knowledge, namely contextualism about evidential support. This seems surprising since, prima facie, ...
  • "Are you proud to be British?" Mobile film shows, local voices and the demise of the British Empire in Africa 

    Rice, Tom (2016) - Journal article
    The Colonial Film Unit (CFU) (1939–1955) produced over 200 films, which were exhibited non-theatrically to African audiences through its fleet of mobile cinema vans. While the CFU closely monitored, and theorised on, its ...
  • Defeating pragmatic encroachment? 

    McGrath, Matthew (2016-11-15) - Journal article
    This paper examines the prospects of a prima facie attractive response to Fantl and McGrath's argument for pragmatic encroachment. The response concedes that if one knows a proposition to be true then that proposition is ...
  • Debating irony and the ironic as a social phenomenon and a human capacity 

    Rapport, Nigel Julian; Stade, Ronald (2014-11) - Journal article
    What follows is a set of paired articles, followed by a statement by both authors where they debate their distinct positions. Both articles treat irony, but while Rapport looks to it as a possible liberal virtue, a means ...

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