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Laughter: a tool in moral perfectionism?
(Palgrave Macmillan, 1998)
(University of Luton Press/Arts Council of England, 1998)
This set of essays delivers perspectives on the on-going debate on the arts in today’s society. Several methods of criticism are utilised and fundamental views are conveyed by practitioners from the theatre and television ...
Methodism, the Clergy, and the Popular Belief in Witchcraft and Magic
During the second half of the eighteenth century and the early nineteenth century, there was growing concern that the popular belief in witchcraft and magic was still widespread. It had generally been supposed that the ...
Proceedings of the University of Hertfordshire Relevance Theory Workshop
(Peter Thomas and Associates, 1997-04)
Cunning-folk in England and Wales during the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
In a recent article Willem de Blécourt highlighted how little we really know about cunning-folk in the context of European witchcraft, and stressed the need for further substantial research. The study of English cunning-folk ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...