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The Doing and the Deed : Action in Normative Ethics
(Cambridge University Press, 2017-08-24)
This essay is motivated by the thought that the things we do are to be distinguished from our acts of doing them. I defend a particular way of drawing this distinction before proceeding to demonstrate its relevance for ...
On Virtuality and the aesthetics of spectacle: Nationalist Imaginations of Mthwakazi and its passions of semblance : Nationalist Imaginations of Mthwakazi and its passions of semblance
Abstract Social networking and the individuated privacy of the virtual space have emerged as new forms of conflating social identities and free speech for most subaltern communities. While it is clearly accepted that the ...
The Wretch of Today, may be Happy Tomorrow: poverty in England, c 1700-1840
(Oxford University Press, 2017-08-10)
This chapter explores what we can know about the conceptualization and representation of by poorer Britons. It draws on ‘pauper letters’ to parish authorities, written tactically, and on autobiographies and letters composed ...
Sartre and Theology
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2017-08-10)
ean-Paul Sartre was one of the twentieth century's most prominent atheists. But his philosophy was informed by theological writers and themes in ways that have not previously been acknowledged. In Sartre and Theology, ...
'Family Territory' to the 'Circumference of the Earth' : Local and Planetary Memories of Climate Change in Barbara Kingsolver's Flight Behaviour
This article argues that Barbara Kinsolver’s novel Flight Behaviour (2012) responds to the transformations of climate change by charting interactions between local and planetary environments, prompting readers to contextualise ...
The New Russian Book: A Graphic Cultural History, by Birgitte Beck Pristed : What’s in a book cover? Grace Lees-Maffei examines a history of graphic design in Russian fiction
Book review of The New Russian Book: A Graphic Cultural History, by Birgitte Beck Pristed
Maladies and Medicines : Exploring Health and Healing 1540-1740
(Pen & Sword, 2017-07-09)
Maladies and Medicine in Early Modernity, 1540-1740 offers a lively exploration of health and medical cures in early modern England. The introduction sets out the background against which the body was understood, covering ...
A GATHERING OF FLOWERS : ON DESIGN ANTHOLOGIES
Over the past decade, anthologies – also called ‘readers’ – of design history and theory have proliferated across publishers’ catalogues. These books perform important pedagogical functions: they define fields and establish ...
When Looking is Allowed: What Compassionate Group Work Looks Like in a UK University
Today there is a robust, theoretical basis, contributed by a range of disciplines, for rooting compassion into university curricula - an essential dimension to HE’s remit to serve the public good. Central to this this is ...