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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, ...
How Criminal were the Irish? Bias in the detection of London currency crime, 1797-1821
Currency-related crime was endemic in London during the Restriction Period (1797-1821). This article looks at 884 individuals suspected or charged by the Bank of England, and considers how changes in detection strategy ...
The Concept of Culture in Critical Mathematics Education
(Springer Verlag, 2018)
A well-known critique in the research literature of critical mathematics education suggests that framing educational questions in cultural terms can encourage ethnic-cultural essentialism, obscure conflicts within cultures ...
Cul-de-sacs and narrative data analysis - a less than straightforward journey
This article focuses on the methodological journey I took as a novice narrative inquirer, particularly regarding data analysis, for my doctoral data; a journey characterised by floundering, meandering, wrong turns and ...
Spirited Away: Dream Work, the Outsider, and the Representation of Transylvania in the Pied Piper and Dracula Myth in Britain and Germany
(Palgrave Macmillan, 2017-12-01)
We may question the representation of Bram Stoker’s and Robert Browning’s Transylvania but we need to be careful with our contemporary desire to tie the texts too closely to their socio-historical contexts. This approach ...
Lessons from Love-Locks: The archaeology of a contemporary assemblage
Loss of context is a challenge, if not the bane, of the ritual archaeologist’s craft. Those who research ritual frequently encounter difficulties in the interpretation of its often tantalisingly incomplete material record. ...
Work in Progress: The Development of EU External Engagement on Energy
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-11-14)
This book addresses the EU’s potential to become a more joined-up global actor in its external engagement. It uses a single and innovative analytical framework to examine three clusters of policies: EU internal sectoral ...
(Cinnamon Press, 2017-11-01)
Cold Crash, a historical thriller, follows archaeologist and pilot Maxine ‘Max’ Falkland as she stumbles into a Soviet operation on the Isle of Mull in 1952.
How Long Have We Believed in Vampires