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‘What a wonderful change have I undergone … so altered in stature, knowledge & ideas!’: Apprenticeship, Adolescence and Growing Up in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century Ulster.
Until the late nineteenth-century, apprenticeship was the main way in which young people were trained in crafts and trades. Given that most apprenticeship terms lasted approximately seven years, young people could expect ...
Mobility, Migration and Modern Memory
Can Fictionalists Have Faith?
According to non-doxastic theories of propositional faith, belief that p is not necessary for faith that p. Rather, propositional faith merely requires a 'positive cognitive attitude'. This broad condition, however, can ...
Designing Worlds : National Design Histories in an Age of Globalization
(Berghahn Books, 2018-06-01)
From consumer products to architecture to advertising to digital technology, design is an undeniably global phenomenon. Yet despite their professed transnational perspective, historical studies of design have all too often ...
The Two Bodies of Biopolitics: Introduction
(Rowman and Littlefield, 2018-05-30)
Reflections on that-has-been : Snapshots from the students-as-partners movement
EDITORIAL NOTE (Alison): The idea for this multipart reflective essay emerged from first author Christel Brost’s reflections on her experience of striving to develop a students-as-partners approach within the context of a ...
Revealing the Ritually Concealed: Custodians, Conservators, and the Concealed Shoe
Concealed shoes are footwear purposely concealed within domestic buildings. The motivations behind their concealments are unknown to us, but the prominent theory suggests that shoes were employed as apotropaic (evil-averting) ...
Personification Without Impossible Content
Personification has received little philosophical attention, but Daniel Nolan has recently argued that it has important ramifications for the relationship between fictional representation and possibility. Nolan argues that ...
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 ...
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. ...