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Panpsychism and Russellian Monism
Russellian monist positions such as panpsychism are widely believed to have crucial advantages over mainstream physicalist and dualist positions. Physicalism disregards or distorts the distinctive features of consciousness, ...
From Popular Culture to Popular Custom, and Back Again : A love-lock's tale
Walk over a major bridge in a Western city and chances are you will come across at least one or two love-locks. These are padlocks inscribed with names or initials and attached to a public structure, typically by a couple ...
‘Blood made White’: the relationship between blood and breastmilk in Early Modern England
(Hektoen Institute of Medicine, 2019-11-05)
This article considers the career and life of Jessie White Mario. Her journalism and writing offer a unique perspective on the tumultuous period of Italian history, during the Risorgimento, yet are often overlooked. Her ...
Cultivating Intellectual Humility in Political Philosophy Seminars
The cultivation of intellectual character is an important goal within university education. This article focusses on cultivating intellectual humility. It first explores an account of intellectual humility from recent ...
Russellian Monism and Mental Causation
According to Russellian monism, consciousness is constituted at least partly by quiddities: intrinsic properties that categorically ground dispositional properties described by fundamental physics. If the theory is true, ...
The Moral and Evidential Requirements of Faith
What is the relationship between faith and evidence? It is often claimed that faith requires going beyond evidence. In this paper, I reject this claim by showing how the moral demands to have faith warrant a person in ...
D. H. Lawrence and the Truth of Literature
We first clarify that what Lawrence means by truth is moral truth, and that the novel is for him the best vehicle to communicate with the “subtle interrelatedness” without which morality is merely moralism. We then examine ...
Ritually Recycling the Landscape
This chapter demonstrates how even seemingly isolated landscapes can be beset by cultural and environmental changes. It explores how such landscapes are adapted to accommodate changing rituals and, vice versa, how rituals ...
Syntactic development in early foreign language learning: Effects of L1 transfer, input and individual factors
This study explores parallels and differences in the comprehension of wh-questions and relative clauses between early foreign-language (FL) learners and monolingual children. We test for (a) effects of syntactic first-language ...