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Recent Submissions

  • Some results on the limits of thought 

    Bacon, Andrew; Uzquiano, Gabriel (2018-01-31) - Journal article
    Generalizing on some arguments due to Arthur Prior and Dmitry Mirimanoff, we provide some further limitative results on what can be thought.
  • 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 ...
  • Ineffability within the limits of abstraction alone 

    Shapiro, Stewart; Uzquiano, Gabriel (Oxford University Press, 2016-12-08) - Book item
    The purpose of this article is to assess the prospects for a Scottish neo-logicist foundation for a set theory. We show how to reformulate a key aspect of our set theory as a neo-logicist abstraction principle. That puts ...
  • "You have to feel a sound for it to be effective" : sonic surfaces in film and television 

    Donaldson, Lucy Fife (Routledge, 2017-05-25) - Book item
    A significant concern in discussions of sound and music in film and television is the relationship between sound and image. The topic can range from the synchronisation of sound effect and action as achieved through foley ...
  • The making of regional systems : the Tapajós/Madeira and Trombetas/Nhamundá regions in the lower Brazilian Amazon, seventeenth and eighteenth centuries 

    Harris, Mark (2018-10-01) - Journal article
    Building on Neil Whitehead’s work in northern South America, this article considers the formations of two different deep-forest regional networks. Though these Amerindian spaces have origins in the precolonial past, this ...

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