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Shakespeare's England : Britain's Shakespeare
(University of Manchester Press, 1997)
‘It is not easy to discover from what cause the acrimony of a scholiast can naturally proceed. The subjects to be discussed by him are of very small importance; they involve neither property nor liberty; nor favour the ...
Lakatos as historian of mathematics
This paper discusses the connection between the actual history of mathematics and Lakatos's philosophy of mathematics, in three parts. The first points to studies by Lakatos and others which support his conception of ...
Meaning, mistake and miscalculation
The issue of what distinguishes systems which have original intentionalityfrom those which do not has been brought into sharp focus by Saul Kripke inhis discussion of the sceptical paradox he attributes to Wittgenstein.In ...
Each of the previous three articles in this series has examined one of the three main traditions of humour theory; those based around incongruity, superiority and the release of energy. We have seen that each of these ...
Current issues in idealism
Focused on the idealist/realist dispute, contributors also discuss the relation of idealism to ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. The volume further explores the differences between ontological and conceptual forms of ...
Eden, Suez and the Mass Media : Propaganda and Persuasion during the Suez Crisis
(I. B. Tauris, 1996)
Healing Charms in use in England and Wales 1700-1950
The collection and analysis of Anglo-Saxon and early medieval healing charms has long generated an active interest in their content and application. However, despite the quite extensive ethnographic evidence concerning the ...