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Two Kingdoms, Two Kings
This article provides comparative analysis of two contemporary television dramas: Danish miniseries Riget (tr. The Kingdom, 1994) and Stephen King's Kingdom Hospital (2004). Whereas the title Riget suggests the older ...
The ethics of information transparency
The paper investigates the ethics of information transparency (henceforth transparency). It argues that transparency is not an ethical principle in itself but a pro-ethical condition for enabling or impairing other ethical ...
"Uncle-Tommery" : Slavery and Romantic Medicine in Thomas Carlyle and Harriet Beecher Stowe
(Pickering and Chatto, 2009)
The origins of the English financial markets : investment and speculation before the south sea bubble
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
In English financial history, the late 1600s was a critical period. Many joint-stock companies appeared creating opportunity for investment in projects that ranged from paper manufacturing to the search for sunken treasure. ...
The All-Purpose Magical Tent
(Nightboat Books, 2009)
On the psychology of oppression : blame me on history!
The history I present here is a story of suppression of the existence of a people of which I am part; their memory and history. These are my personal recollections about the Ndebele people in post-colonial Zimbabwe, from ...
ToM Rules, but it is not OK!
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
Wittgenstein and the memory debate
In this paper, I survey the impact on neuropsychology of Wittgenstein’s elucidations of memory. Wittgenstein discredited the storage and imprint models of memory, dissolved the conceptual link between memory and mental ...
True self-love and true self-sacrifice
In recent commentary on Kierkegaard’s Works of Love, a distinction is commonly drawn between ‘proper’ and ‘selfish’ forms of self-love. In arguing that not all vices of self-focus can be captured under the heading of ...