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Wittgenstein and Communication Technology : A conversation between Richard Harper and Constantine Sandis
This paper documents a conversation between a philosopher and a human computer interaction researcher whose research has been enormously influenced by Wittgenstein. In particular, the in vivo use of categories in the design ...
Speaking the target language outside the classroom in friendship groups: : a comparative study of international and local modern foreign language students with a focus on employability
Foreign language students at university in the UK, both international and local, do not appear to practise the target language much outside class nor form international friendships that would be positive for their learning, ...
Testimonial Insult: A Moral Reason for Belief?
When you don’t believe a speaker’s testimony for reasons that call into question the speaker’s credibility, it seems that this is an insult against the speaker. There also appears to be moral reasons that count in favour ...
Wittgenstein in the 21st Century
Weber and Coyote : polytheism as a practical attitude
Hyde claims that the trickster spirit is necessary for the renewal of culture, and that he only lives in the ‘complex terrain of polytheism’. Fortunately for those of us in monotheistic cultures, Weber gives reasons for ...
Religious fictionalism is the theory that it is morally and intellectually legitimate to affirm religious sentences and to engage in public and private religious practices, without believing the content of religious claims. ...
How to Insult and Compliment a Testifier
Do we insult or slight a speaker when we reject her testimony? Do we compliment or commend her when we accept her testimony? This paper argues that the answer to both of these questions is yes, but only in some instances, ...
A return to materialism? Putting social history back into place
(Bloomsbury Academic, 2018-02-22)