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Why the naïve Derivation Recipe model cannot explain how mathematicians’ proofs secure mathematical knowledge
The view that a mathematical proof is a sketch of or recipe for a formal derivation requires the proof to function as an argument that there is a suitable derivation. This is a mathematical conclusion, and to avoid a regress ...
Settler: Identity and Colonialism in 21st Century Canada
(Fernwood Publishing, 2016-10-01)
Canada has never had an “Indian problem”— but it does have a Settler problem. But what does it mean to be Settler? And why does it matter? Through an engaging, and sometimes enraging, look at the relationships between ...
R and D
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016-09-23)
The Bank of England and the genesis of modern management
(European Association for Banking and Financial History, 2016-08-15)
In 1965 Sidney Pollard published The Genesis of Modern Management, an extended discussion of the problems, during Britain’s initial period of industrialisation, of the ‘internal management’ of the firm. But, in his focus ...
Beyond the ‘other’ as constitutive outside: : The politics of immunity in Roberto Esposito and Niklas Luhmann
This article re-conceptualises the ‘constitutive outside’ through Roberto Esposito’s theory of immunity to detach it from Laclau and Mouffe’s political antagonism. It identifies Esposito’s thought as an innovative ...
Embedding and Assessing Compassion in the University Curriculum
Psychology, anthropology and neuroscience are currently researching compassion - how it can be defined and understood, and how compassion can be applied into world and local social systems for building more co-operative ...
Comparing the Views of Students, Parents, and Teachers on the Emerging Notions of Relevance of Education
(Bloomsbury Publishing, 2016-05-19)
Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton
(UH Press, 2016-05-01)
First published in 1944, Magdalen King-Hall's Life and Death of the Wicked Lady Skelton is a historical novel set in late-seventeenth-century England. It tells the story of Barbara Skelton, a well-born young woman trapped ...
Introduction: Hinge Epistemology
This introduction gives a summary of the content of the special issue Hinge Epistemology, grouping the papers in three sections: (1) more exegetical accounts of Wittgenstein’s notion of hinge certainties and their bearing ...
Fashion, Textiles and the Origins of Industrial Revolution
This article outlines an argument about the origins of the Industrial Revolution in textiles. It arises from the research project Spinning in the Era of the Spinning Wheel, 1400-1800, a study of spinning in England from ...