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The Third Wittgenstein Conference
Pugilists and Greasepaint : Theatrical Encounters with a Bare-knuckle Fighter and Pantomime Clown
One of the advantages of the key-wording of entries in the new British Library Manuscript Catalogue is that it facilitates the identification of plays dealing with particular issues or events. It thus allows us to build ...
Charity and Poverty in England, c.1680-1820 : Wild and Visionary Schemes
(University of Manchester Press, 2009-11-30)
This book explores responses to poverty in eighteenth-century England, with an eye to some of the odder manifestations of charity and poor relief. Whether discussing proposals for vast inland colonies or cosy firesides, ...
The acoustic character of fricated /t/ in Australian English: a comparison with /s/ and /ʃ/
Australian English /t/ has a fricative realisation in some contexts. The presence of an additional surface fricative in the language raises questions about potential merger and the maintenance of contrasts. An orthographic ...
My primary concern will be to cast light upon the relation between animal guardians (‘pet owners’) and pets as a deep relation. I will proceed with a degree of indirectness by explaining why animal guardians can have an ...
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 ...
Why the ability hypothesis is best forgotten
According to the knowledge argument, physicalism fails because when physically omniscient Mary first sees red, her gain in phenomenal knowledge involves a gain in factual knowledge. Thus not all facts are physical facts. ...