The School has four major components: Philosophy, Social Anthropology, Film Studies and Academic Music.

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Recent Submissions

  • Looks and perceptual justification 

    McGrath, Matthew (2018-01-13) - Journal article
    Imagine I hold up a Granny Smith apple for all to see. You would thereby gain justified beliefs that it was green, that it was apple, and that it is a Granny Smith apple. Under classical foundationalism, such simple visual ...
  • Discomfiture in time; and the future as birthright 

    Rapport, Nigel Julian (2017) - Journal article
  • Relocating Iphigénie en Tauride 

    Pettegree, Jane Karen (2017-05-22) - Journal article
    This article reflects upon the director’s experience of directing Gluck’s Iphigénie en Tauride with a student opera company (Byre Opera) in June 2015, and in particular insights gained about the topical issues raised by ...
  • Towards a cosmopolitan anthropology of Anyone : a response to Brigitte Lewis 

    Rapport, Nigel Julian (2017-12-01) - Journal article
    In response to a critique of ‘cosmopolitanism’ and what it might offer ‘anthropology’, this article sets out to formulate a relation between the two that encompasses an ambitious programme of both knowledge and justice. A ...
  • Writing with twisted cords : the inscriptive capacity of Andean khipu texts 

    Hyland, Sabine Patricia (2017) - Journal article
    Two newly discovered khipu (Andean twisted cord) epistles are presented as evidence that khipus could constitute an intelligible writing system, accessible to decipherment. Recent scholars have asserted that khipus were ...

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