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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 ...
The Third Wittgenstein Conference
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, ...
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 ...
Recent accounts of delusions involve either top-down or bottom-up, or some hybrid version of theories that rely on internalist, brain-based, or purely belief-based approaches. My intent in this chapter is to explore an ...
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)