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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 ...
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 ...
The All-Purpose Magical Tent
(Nightboat Books, 2009)
The Multiple Contents of Experience : Representation and the Awareness of Phenomenal Qualities
This paper examines the contents of perceptual experience, and focuses in particular on the relation between the representational aspects of an experience and its phenomenal character. It is argued that the Critical Realist ...
Feeling the force of argument
Higher education requires students to make judgments about the evidence and arguments placed before them, and all judgment has an aesthetic aspect. A mathematics student must be struck by the validity and elegance of a ...
Networks of information
(Cambridge University Press, 2009)
The previous chapter emphasised that while printed information might have been abundant, its utility for the active investor was questionable. The slow speed at which newspapers were printed and circulated meant that many ...
Wot U @ Uni 4? : expectations and actuality of studying philosophy at university
In a project funded by the Subject Centre, we used focus groups to explore students' answers to six questions, including their reasons for going to university and their views of the purpose of higher education. Particular ...
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 ...