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Kuhn y Wittgenstein : Objetividad con rostro humano
(Plaza y Valdés, 2015)
Africa's transformational post-colonial leadership and colonial antinomies : Sir Quett Ketumile Joni Masire of Botswana
This article offers a critical engagement of Sir Quett Ketumile Masire's eighteen years in power (1980-1998). Masire epitomises the kind of transformational political leadership that has sustained Botswana's political ...
Wittgenstein and Diamond on meaning and experience: from groundlessness to creativity
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)
The chapter deals with what is here called ‘an experience of limitation’. I introduce this term as a combination of what Wittgenstein describes, in ‘A Lecture on Ethics’, as the ‘running-up-against paradox’, on the one ...
Agricultural productivity in past societies : Toward an empirically informed model for testing cultural evolutionary hypotheses
Agricultural productivity, and its variation in space and time, plays a fundamental role in many theories of human social evolution. However, we often lack systematic information about the productivity of past agricultural ...
Paying Tribute : Migrant Memorial Walls and the 'Nation of Immigrants'
(I. B. Tauris, 2015)
“Before Midnight she had Miscarried” : Women, Men and Miscarriage in Early Modern England
Reproduction and Childbirth in the early modern era have sometimes been represented as a uniquely feminine experience. Similarly, studies of domestic medicine have in the past overlooked the role that men played in domestic ...
Inspection and efficiency at the eighteenth-century Bank of England
This article explores the impact of the reforming zeal that emerged during the 1780s on British public finances, in particular, the Bank of England. Although a private company and, therefore, exempt from examination by a ...
Seshat: The Global History Databank
The vast amount of knowledge about past human societies has not been systematically organized and, therefore, remains inaccessible for empirically testing theories about cultural evolution and historical dynamics. For ...