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Recent Submissions

  • Sosa on epistemic value : a Kantian obstacle 

    McGrath, Matthew (2018-02-17) - Journal item
    In recent work, Sosa proposes a comprehensive account of epistemic value based on an axiology for attempts. According to this axiology, an attempt is better if it succeeds, better still if it is apt (i.e., succeeds through ...
  • 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 ...
  • "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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